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This Day in White Sox History - Back to back to back to back

This Day in White Sox History - Back to back to back to back
August 14, 1910 – The Sox celebrated the first sellout in team history at Comiskey Park when over 32 thousand fans poured in to see a double header split against the New York Highlanders. August 14, 1915 – The Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Claude “Lefty” Williams from Salt Lake City.Williams might have been inducted into the Hall of... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Lyons throws 21 innings

This Day in White Sox History: Lyons throws 21 innings
May 24, 1929 – In one of the greatest pitching performances in the history of baseball, Sox starter Ted Lyons threw all 21 innings in a heartbreaking 6-5 loss to the Tigers. He allowed 24 hits in the 21 innings. Only two other hurlers had ever matched Lyons mark and no one has ever bettered it. May 24, 1946 – Sox manager Jimmy Dykes left... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Herrmann leaves over two grand

This Day in White Sox History: Herrmann leaves over two grand
April 1, 1975 – It was an indication of how bad off the Sox were financially. On this day Ed Herrmann, an All-Star the year prior, was traded to the Yankees for four minor league players. The reason? According to Herrmann it was because he wanted a $2000 raise! Ed later would tell me a little more about how everything happened. “It really... Read more »
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