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This Day in White Sox History: 1970 mercifully comes to an end

This Day in White Sox History: 1970 mercifully comes to an end
September 1, 1970 – With the Sox about to end their worst season in franchise history, GM Ed Short was fired after nine years on the job. Short would make brilliant off season deals in 1963 and 1964 to net the club players like Hoyt Wilhelm, Pete Ward, Tommy John and Tommy Agee but starting in 1968 his moves backfired and lost... Read more »

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: Baseball's first female announcer

This Day in White Sox History: Baseball's first female announcer
April 12, 1966 – The Sox opened the season with a 3-2 win over the Angels in 14 innings. Tommy McCraw delivered the game winning hit. Rookie Tommy Agee would crack a home run off Dean Chance to begin his season, which would end with him being named the Rookie of the Year and the first Sox player to ever... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: Record setting Belle

This Day in White Sox History: Record setting Belle
September 1, 1970 – With the Sox about to end their worst season in franchise history, G.M. Ed Short is fired after nine years on the job. Short would make brilliant off season deals in 1963 and 1964 to net the club players like Hoyt Wilhelm, Pete Ward, Tommy John and Tommy Agee but starting in 1968 his moves backfired and lost the club... Read more »
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