Tag: Jose Valentin

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: Sale ties Pedro

This Day in White Sox History: Sale ties Pedro
June 30, 1988 – After years of saying that the original Comiskey Park was outdated, Sox owners Jerry Reinsdorf and Eddie Einhorn came very close to moving the team to the Tampa Bay / St. Petersburg, Florida area. At the stroke of midnight the Illinois General Assembly passed a bill allowing the construction of a new stadium, thus saving the... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Jose Valentin is a natural

This Day in White Sox History: Jose Valentin is a natural
April 27, 1930 – One of the most bizarre individual stats you’ll ever see occurred on this date.  In a 2-1 Sox win at St. Louis, first baseman John Clancy recorded no putouts and no assists in the nine inning game. His feat has been matched only one other time, by the A’s Gene Tenace. Clancy later played for the Dodgers... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: Welcome the 'stache to the South Side

This Day in White Sox History: Welcome the 'stache to the South Side
January 12, 2000 – Sox GM Ron Schueler made amends for some of his worst moves by shipping disgruntled pitcher Jamie Navarro to Milwaukee as part of a four player deal. In exchange he got long ball hitting shortstop Jose Valentin and pitcher Cal Eldred. Both would play a large part in the unexpected divisional championship in 2000. Eldred went 10-2 in 20 starts for... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Blackout Game

This Day in White Sox History: Blackout Game
This week’s TDIWSH was delayed a bit, so enjoy an epic avalanche of Sunday content! – Daniel Shapiro September 30, 1921 – Sox catcher Ray Schalk tied a major league record with three assists in one inning. It happened in a 3-2 loss to Cleveland at Comiskey Park. Schalk picked off three base runners! September 30, 1949 – Sox GM Frank Lane starts the... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - Herbert named named an All-Star and Soderholm's shining moment

This Day in White Sox History - Herbert named named an All-Star and Soderholm's shining moment
July 30, 1933 – Never have two Sox hitters had days like this on the same afternoon. Sox outfielder George “Mule” Haas reeled off eight hits in 12 at bats in a sweep of a double header with the St. Louis Browns. If that wasn’t enough, his teammate, All Star outfielderAl Simmons drilled seven hits on the day. The... Read more »
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