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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 Date in White Sox History: Sox get no hit, still win

This Date in White Sox History: Sox get no hit, still win
July 1, 1905 – Sox pitcher Frank Owen won both games of a double header at St. Louis. The scores were 3-2 and 2-0. In both games he went the distance and only allowed the Browns seven total hits for the afternoon. He is one of only ten pitchers in baseball history to accomplish this feat. (i.e. two... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - Allen's two inside the park home runs, The White Flag Trade and Contreras comes to town

July 31, 1909 – “Sleepy” Bill Burns fired a one hitter defeating Walter Johnson and the Washington Senators 1-0. If that name sounds familiar it’s because Burns would become one of the ringleaders in the plot to fix the World Series. It was he, who had the idea of going to gambler Arnold Rothstein to get the financial backing... Read more »
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