Tag: Eddie Stanky

This Day in White Sox History - Harshman pitches 16 innings

This Day in White Sox History - Harshman pitches 16 innings
August 13, 1943 – Future Hall of Fame shortstop Luke Appling collected his 2,000th hit in a game against the Boston Red Sox helping the Chicago White Sox win, 3-2. August 13, 1954 – Sox pitcher Jack Harshman who holds the franchise mark for most strikeouts in a game, notched another milestone. On this date against the Tigers, Harshman pitched all 16 innings in... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Stanky on the SI cover

This Day in White Sox History: Stanky on the SI cover
February 28, 1966 – Sox manager Eddie Stanky is part of the cover for Sports Illustrated along with Cubs manager Leo Durocher.  The caption read, “The Lip And The Brat Invade Chicago.” Stanky would have winning years in his two complete seasons as manager almost winning the pennant in 1967 and he was considered a tactical genius when it came to the game. ... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - The Sox acquire Appling

This Day in White Sox History - The Sox acquire Appling
August 19, 1930 – The White Sox sent $20,000 along with outfielder Doug Taitt to the Cubs in return for minor league shortstop Luke Appling. The deal was engineered by the front office’s Milt Stock who was future Sox manager Eddie Stanky’s father-in-law. Appling would go on to have a Hall of Fame career on the south side playing 20 seasons and leading the league... Read more »
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Biggest What Ifs in White Sox History, Part 2

Biggest What Ifs in White Sox History, Part 2
We continue to look at some of the biggest ‘what if’s in Chicago White Sox history. In part two of the three part series of stories we’ll concentrate on two situations that dramatically impacted the franchise in the 1960s and 1980s and what might have been. If you missed part 1, you can read it... Read more »
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