Tag: Ted Lyons

This Day in White Sox History: Sox win 17-0

This Day in White Sox History: Sox win 17-0
September 19, 1925 – The White Sox set the franchise record (since tied) for the largest shutout margin in team history when they blanked the Senators 17-0 at Washington. The game was the back half of a twin bill. Ted Lyons would throw a one-hitter, losing his no-hitter with two outs in the ninth inning on a bloop... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Ted Lyons Day

This Day in White Sox History: Ted Lyons Day
August 26, 1933 – The Sox honored one of the greatest pitchers in franchise history when Ted Lyons Day was celebrated at Comiskey Park. Lyons though didn’t have his best stuff that day as he took the loss in the 10-5 decision to the Philadelphia A’s. Lyons, “the Baylor Bearcat,” and Bill Veeck are the only individuals associated with the franchise to have two testimonial... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Piersall chokes a sports writer

This Day in White Sox History: Piersall chokes a sports writer
July 2, 1909 – The Sox ran wild in an unusual 15-3 romp over St. Louis. In this game the Sox stole eleven bases with three steals of home and three double steals. Sox third baseman Bill Purcell led the way with three swipes. July 2, 1910 – The Sox won their first game in the original Comiskey Park, besting the... 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: Out like a Lyons

This Day in White Sox History: Out like a Lyons
April 28, 1926 – The Sox won their 2,000th game in franchise history as they outslugged the Tigers in Detroit 9-5.Tommy Thomas pitched into the eighth inning for the win. Outfielder Johnny Mostil drove in two runs on the afternoon. April 28, 1946 – Sox pitcher Ted Lyons won his 260th career game. It would be his last in the major leagues. The... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Cowley's no-hitter

This Day in White Sox History: Cowley's no-hitter
September 19, 1925 – The White Sox set the franchise record (since tied) for the largest shutout margin in team history when they blanked the Senators 17-0 at Washington. The game was the back half of a twin bill. Ted Lyons would throw a one hitter, losing his no-hitter with two outs in the ninth inning on a bloop... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: Big Frank hits more homers than any prior White Sox player

This Day in White Sox History: Big Frank hits more homers than any prior White Sox player
September 15, 1940 – Ted Lyons Day is held at Comiskey Park. The “Baylor Bearcat” won 260 games with the club and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1955. His number #16 would be retired in 1987. This was the second time he was honored this way, the first time coming in 1933. September 15, 1964 – In... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History - Rain reversal?

This Day in White Sox History - Rain reversal?
August 26, 1933 – The Sox honored one of the greatest pitchers in franchise history when Ted Lyons day was celebrated at Comiskey Park. Lyons though didn’t have his best stuff that day as he took the loss in the 10-5 decision to the Philadelphia A’s. Lyons, “the Baylor Bearcat,” and Bill Veeck are the only individuals associated with the franchise to have two testimonial... Read more »

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 »
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