Tag: Cass Michaels

This Day in White Sox History: Things get tense

This Day in White Sox History: Things get tense
May 31, 1914 – Joe “The Butcher Boy” Benz, (so named because that’s what he did in the off season) fired a no-hitter beating Cleveland 6-1. The no-hitter was at Comiskey Park. May 31, 1950 – Sox GM Frank Lane made a six player deal with the Senators and included former All-Star second baseman Cass Michaels (real name Casimir Kwietniewski) in it.... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Thigpen sets a record

This Day in White Sox History: Thigpen sets a record
May 11, 1949 – The Sox scored at least one run in every inning when they beat Boston 12-8. Second baseman Cass Michaels had three RBIs. The Sox clubbed 15 hits and the Red Sox made four errors. May 11, 1990 – Bobby Thigpen became the White Sox all-time saves leader in a 6-4 win over Kansas City before 14,889 at... Read more »
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