Tag: Nellie Fox

This Day in White Sox History - Bahnsen loses a no-hitter

This Day in White Sox History - Bahnsen loses a no-hitter
August 21, 1926 – Ted Lyons, “The Baylor Bearcat”, fired a no-hitter in beating Boston 6-0 at Fenway Park. Lyons, a future Hall of Famer would win 260 games in a 21 year career, all with the Sox. His number #16 would be retired by the club in 1987. August 21, 1959 – It was Nellie Fox night at Comiskey Park. In the... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - Magic up the middle

This Day in White Sox History - Magic up the middle
August 10, 1959 – Chicago White Sox infielders Nellie Fox and Luis Aparicio appeared together on the cover of Sports Illustrated. The caption read,“Magic Up The Middle, Fox And Aparicio.” August 10, 1990 – The odds had to be a million to one. They were two of the smallest players in major league baseball yet on this night in the second... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - Fox enters the Hall and Buehrle throws a one-hitter

This Day in White Sox History - Fox enters the Hall and Buehrle throws a one-hitter
August 3, 1956 – The  Chicago White Sox set the franchise record for most runs ever scored in the 1st inning of a game when they pick up 11 in Chicago against the Baltimore Orioles. Billy Pierce got the win as the Sox cruised 13-3. August 3, 1986 – Sox rookie Russ Morman collected  three hits in his first three at bats... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History - Fox hits 2000.

This Day in White Sox History - Fox hits 2000.
July 24, 1960 – In the first game of a double header at New York, future Hall Of Famer Nellie Fox banged out his 2000th career hit. On the afternoon he’d have a pair in the 6-3 Sox victory. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. Our list is completely spam free, and... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - Lollar's walk off, Robinson's perfect day and Bevington's brawl.

This Day in White Sox History - Lollar's walk off, Robinson's perfect day and Bevington's brawl.
July 22, 1941 – Slick fielding Chicago White Sox first baseman Joe Kuhel tied a major league record set in 1905 by recording 40 putouts in a double header against the Philadelphia Athletics. Kuhel recorded 17 putouts in the first game and 23 in the second one. The Sox split the two games played at Shibe Park winning the first 14-0 and... Read more »

Biggest What Ifs in White Sox History, Part 1

Biggest What Ifs in White Sox History, Part 1
Every major league baseball team has a series of “what if”? moments in time that altered the destiny of that franchise. Sometimes it was a blessing, sometimes it was a curse, sometimes the results felt like the franchise in question was put into the Twilight Zone. What if the Red Sox never sold Babe Ruth to the... Read more »
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