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This Day in White Sox History: Allen walks out

This Day in White Sox History: Allen walks out
September 14, 1952 – In a 17 inning game in Chicago, Sox pitcher Saul Rogovin struck out 14 Red Sox in 15 innings of work. But it was Luis Aloma who got the decision as the White Sox won 4-3. September 14, 1974 – Sox first baseman, Dick Allen called a team meeting and announced he was retiring from baseball. Allen, the controversial slugger,... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Jose Paniagua's horrible, no good, very bad appearance

This Day in White Sox History: Jose Paniagua's horrible, no good, very bad appearance
September 9, 1917 – It’s the only time the Sox have ever won a forfeited game. In Chicago against Cleveland, the Indians were protesting a close call that went against them in the top of the tenth inning of a tie game. When they took the field in the last of the inning, Cleveland players threw... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Jackie Hayes Night

This Day in White Sox History: Jackie Hayes Night
August 30, 1941 – Sox pitcher Johnny Humphries had his string of 35 consecutive scoreless innings snapped on a home run by the Browns Chet Laabs. The Browns won that afternoon going away 10-1. August 30, 1949 – The Sox organized and celebrated “Jackie Hayes Night” at Comiskey Park. Hayes was a fine second baseman who suddenly lost his sight due to... Read more »
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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 Date in White Sox History: Sox get no hit, still win

This Date in White Sox History: Sox get no hit, still win
July 1, 1905 – Sox pitcher Frank Owen won both games of a double header at St. Louis. The scores were 3-2 and 2-0. In both games he went the distance and only allowed the Browns seven total hits for the afternoon. He is one of only ten pitchers in baseball history to accomplish this feat. (i.e. two... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Sox unceremoniously part with Fisk

This Day in White Sox History: Sox unceremoniously part with Fisk
June 28, 1941 – Sox infielder Don Kolloway became the last major league player to steal second, third and home in the same inning! Kolloway pulled this off in Cleveland as part of a 6-4 Sox win. His feat took place in the ninth inning. He also homered twice. June 28, 1973 – The ill fortunes of the team really came into... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: Faber's HoF career begins.

This Day in White Sox History: Faber's HoF career begins.
June 1, 1914 – Talk about an impressive beginning to a baseball career. Future Sox Hall of Famer Red Faber started for the first time in the big leagues, on this day, in Detroit. He’d go 13 innings before losing 2-1. June 1, 1937 – Sox pitcher Bill Dietrich hurled a no-hitter at the expense of the St. Louis Browns. He won... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Piersall hates scoreboards

This Day in White Sox History: Piersall hates scoreboards
May 30, 1951 – The Sox blasted the St. Louis Browns 8-1 to win their 14th consecutive game. It’s is the second longest winning streak in franchise history. After returning to Chicago, Mayor Martin Kennelly presented vice president Chuck Comiskey, manager Paul Richards and the White Sox, the keys to the city in a ceremony. The Sox would go from... 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 »
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This Day in White Sox History: Fisk vs. Sanders

This Day in White Sox History: Fisk vs. Sanders
May 22, 1977 – Richie Zisk became only the second Sox player in franchise history to hit a home run into the center field bleachers at Comiskey Park. He joined Dick Allen (1972) as the only Sox players to ever accomplish it. Zisk’s blast off the Tigers Dave Rozema in the eighth inning didn’t help the Sox win however. They got beat... Read more »
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