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This Day in White Sox History: White Sox trade Pierce

This Day in White Sox History: White Sox trade Pierce
November 30, 1955 – It was the start of a new era at shortstop for the White Sox. On this date the team purchased the contract of young infielder, Luis Aparicio from Memphis. Aparicio would begin his Hall of Fame career the following season, winning the Rookie of the Year honor. November 30, 1961 – After 13 years on the South... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - Rain delay reversal and Holcomb's flurry of releases

This Day in White Sox History - Rain delay reversal and Holcomb's flurry of releases
July 27, 1951 – The Sox trailed the Yankees 3-2 when the game was delayed 25 minutes by rain. When play resumed, the Sox scored twice more to lead 4-3. Yankee manager Casey Stengel began stalling hoping for more rain. He got his wish and the game was called, reverting back to a 3-1 Yankees win. That... Read more »
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