Tag: Jimmy Dykes

This Day in White Sox History - Alvarez's no-hitter

This Day in White Sox History - Alvarez's no-hitter
August 11, 1912 – The Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of future Hall of Famer, catcher, Ray Schalk from the minor league Milwaukee Brewers. August 11, 1941 – In a game at Comiskey Park between the St. Louis Browns and Sox a fight broke out. In the ensuing melee Sox manager Jimmy Dykes jumped on the back of the St.... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Chuck Comiskey gets fan approval

This Day in White Sox History: Chuck Comiskey gets fan approval
July 26, 1942 – 17 year old Chuck Comiskey was being groomed to take over the team and his passions boiled over on this afternoon. In the first game against the Athletics at Comiskey Park, umpire John Quinn kicked out Sox manager Jimmy Dykes for arguing an interference call. That brought the young Comiskey out on the field to continue the argument.... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: The first All-Star Game

This Day in White Sox History: The first All-Star Game
July 6, 1933 – The first ever All-Star Game was played in Comiskey Park. The Sox won a coin flip with the Cubs for the right to host the game that was the idea of Chicago Tribune sports editor Arch Ward. The AL won the game 4-2 thanks to a home run by Babe Ruth. The Sox representatives in... Read more »
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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 »

This Day in White Sox History: Stratton shoots himself in the leg

This Day in White Sox History: Stratton shoots himself in the leg
November 27, 1938 – Sox star pitcher Monty Stratton, an American League All Star in 1937 and one of the best young players in the game, accidentally shot himself in the leg when his .32 caliber pistol discharged when he was replacing it in his holster. Stratton had been out hunting. Unable to get help, he crawled a half... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Preparing for the World Series

This Day in White Sox History: Preparing for the World Series
This week’s TDIWSH was delayed a bit, so enjoy an epic avalanche of Sunday content! – Daniel Shapiro September 28, 1932 – J. Louis Comiskey, the new owner of the White Sox and son of Charles Comiskey tries to rebuild his franchise. He payed an unheard of sum (in those days) of $150,000 to the Philadelphia A’s for infielder Jimmy... Read more »
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