Tag: Greg Luzinski

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: Big Klu caught in a timeout

This Day in White Sox History: Big Klu caught in a timeout
August 28, 1960 – Of all the crazy games and things that have happened when the Sox played at Baltimore, this one topped the list. The Sox started the day 2 ½ games behind the Yankees and trailed the O’s 3-0 going into the eighth inning. With two out, Luis Aparicio, Nellie Fox and Roy Sievers ripped consecutive singles, scoring... 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: Sox trade Sosa

This Day in White Sox History: Sox trade Sosa
March 30, 1971 – Another good deal pulled off by the Sox and GM Roland Hemond. He sent catcher Duane Josephson and pitcher Danny Murphy to the Red Sox for relief pitcher Vicente Romo and first baseman Tony Muser. Muser was one of the best defensive first baseman in baseball and was tremendous as a late inning replacement for Dick Allen. He was an earlier version of Mike... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Kluszewski's game winner that wasn't

This Day in White Sox History: Kluszewski's game winner that wasn't
 August 28, 1960 – Of all the crazy games and things that happened when the White Sox played at Baltimore, this one topped the list. The Sox started the day 2.5 games behind the Yankees and trailed the O’s 3-0 going into the 8th inning. With two out, Luis Aparicio, Nellie Fox and Roy Sievers ripped consecutive singles, scoring a run and... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - Buehrle gets tossed.

August 1, 1983 – On a nationally televised ABC Monday Night Baseball game, White Sox hitter Greg Luzinski drove a Ray Fontenot pitch over the left field roof at Comiskey Park. It was the ‘Bull’s second roof shot in 1983 and the first home run ever allowed by Fontenot. The Sox would win the game 4-1 over the... Read more »
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