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This Day in White Sox History: Jose Paniagua's horrible, no good, very bad appearance

This Day in White Sox History: Jose Paniagua's horrible, no good, very bad appearance
September 9, 1917 – It’s the only time the Sox have ever won a forfeited game. In Chicago against Cleveland, the Indians were protesting a close call that went against them in the top of the tenth inning of a tie game. When they took the field in the last of the inning, Cleveland players threw... Read more »

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: Wood's career effectively ends

This Day in White Sox History: Wood's career effectively ends
May 9, 1976 – Sox pitcher Wilbur Wood’s career was basically ended when his left kneecap was shattered by a line drive off the bat of future Sox player Ron LeFlore in Detroit. Wood had gotten off to a fine four and three start, with five complete games and an ERA of 2.24 when the accident took place. He was never the... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: How the west was won.

This Day in White Sox History: How the west was won.
September 17, 1971 – The White Sox defeated the California Angels 9-4 at Comiskey Park. An unusual event marked the game. All nine players in the White Sox lineup that night got one RBI, including pitcher Bart Johnson, who started, gave up eight hits and struck out 12 in going the distance. September 17, 1983 – Before a packed house... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Back-to-back-to-back homers

This Day in White Sox History: Back-to-back-to-back homers
September 9, 1917 – It’s the only time the Sox have ever won a forfeited game. In Chicago against Cleveland, the Indians were protesting a close call that went against them in the top of the tenth inning of a tie game. When they took the field in the last of the inning, Cleveland players threw their gloves... Read more »
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