Tag: Johnny Buzhardt

This Day in White Sox History: Piersall hates scoreboards

This Day in White Sox History: Piersall hates scoreboards
May 30, 1951 – The Sox blasted the St. Louis Browns 8-1 to win their 14th consecutive game. It’s is the second longest winning streak in franchise history. After returning to Chicago, Mayor Martin Kennelly presented vice president Chuck Comiskey, manager Paul Richards and the White Sox, the keys to the city in a ceremony. The Sox would go from... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: White Sox reacquire Aparicio

This Day in White Sox History: White Sox reacquire Aparicio
 November 29, 1961 – The Sox sent slugging infielder Roy Sievers to the Phillies for two players including pitcher Johnny Buzhardt. Buzhardt would become part of the stellar Sox starting rotation in the mid 60s, have some fine years and was particularly good against the Yankees going 7-0 against them between 1962 and 1967. November 29, 1967 – The Sox reacquired shortstop Luis... Read more »

Biggest What Ifs in White Sox History, Part 2

Biggest What Ifs in White Sox History, Part 2
We continue to look at some of the biggest ‘what if’s in Chicago White Sox history. In part two of the three part series of stories we’ll concentrate on two situations that dramatically impacted the franchise in the 1960s and 1980s and what might have been. If you missed part 1, you can read it... Read more »
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