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This Day in White Sox History: Now that's what I call pitching!

This Day in White Sox History: Now that's what I call pitching!
September 13, 1967 – In one of the longest games in franchise history and in the middle of a four team pennant race, the Sox shut out Cleveland 1-0 in 17 innings! (Now that’s pitching!) The game lasted over four and a half hours and was finally finished when Rocky Colavito singled to right driving home Buddy Bradford. One other... Read more »

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: Win for the Egg McMuffins

This Day in White Sox History: Win for the Egg McMuffins
May 14, 1963 – Sox pitcher Ray Herbert fired his fourth consecutive shutout beating the Tigers 3-0 at Comiskey Park. Herbert allowed six hits and struck out seven. His shutout streak began on May 1 when he blanked the Orioles. That was followed by shut outs over the Senators and the Yankees. The previous season Ray won 20 games and was the... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: Peters goes yard for the first time

This Day in White Sox History: Peters goes yard for the first time
May 6, 1903 – The White Sox were charged with 12 errors in a game in Chicago vs. Detroit. While that’s a big story in itself, it’s not the most remarkable item to come out of this game. That’s the fact that the Sox won the game 10 – 9!!! May 6, 1963 – Making an emergency start in Kansas City, Sox... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Art Allyn becomes sole owner.

This Day in White Sox History: Art Allyn becomes sole owner.
May 5, 1962 – Sox minority owners, headed up by William Bartholomay (who would later lead the group buying the Braves and move them to Atlanta), sold their 46 per cent shares of the team to majority owner Art Allyn. It was the first time since 1939 the team was owned by a single individual. May 5, 1968 – Sox... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Sox start a stellar season

This Day in White Sox History: Sox start a stellar season
April 13, 1965 – The Sox turned the tide so to speak from 1964, beating the Orioles in Baltimore opening day, by the score of 5-3. They lost to the same club to open the 1964 season at Comiskey Park by the exact margin. Tommy John, making his White Sox debut, picked up the save for Gary Peters.... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: Sox land Bannister

This Day in White Sox History: Sox land Bannister
December 13, 1969 – The Sox dealt their star left hander Gary Peters to the Red Sox for infielder Syd O’Brien and pitcher Billy Farmer. Farmer retired instead of reporting, so as compensation the Sox received Gerry Janeski. Peters would win 33 games in the next three seasons. Janeski won 10 in 1970 then was shipped to Washington for outfielder Rick Reichardt. Peters was a former AL... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Bo Jackson propels the team to victory

This Day in White Sox History: Bo Jackson propels the team to victory
This week’s TDIWSH was delayed a bit, so enjoy an epic avalanche of Sunday content! – Daniel Shapiro September 27, 1959 – The Sox closed their championship season with a 6-4 win at Detroit and when the final stats were recorded, second baseman Nellie Fox pulled off a rare feat. Fox wound up leading all American League second baseman in fielding percentage,... Read more »
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