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Events in Sport

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1901-04-28 - Cleveland's Bock Baker gives up a record 23 singles as White Sox beat Blues (Cleveland Blues!) 13-1
1901-05-01 - Detroit Tigers commit 12 errors against Chicago White Sox
1901-05-09 - Cleve's Earl Moore no-hits Chicago White Sox 9 inn but loses in 10th 4-2
1901-08-10 - Chicago White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners
1902-09-20 - Chicago White Sox Jim Callahan no-hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0
1903-05-06 - Chicago White Sox commit 12 errors against Detroit Tigers
1903-06-16 - 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out victory 1-0 over White Sox
1903-06-25 - Yanks & White Sox end deadlocked at 6-6 in 18
1904-08-17 - Boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 6-0
1904-09-30 - White Sox lefty Doc White, pitches his 5th shutout in 18 days
1905-09-06 - Chicago White Sox Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0
1905-09-27 - Boston's Bill Dinneen no-hits Chicago White Sox, 2-0
1906-05-14 - Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising
1906-05-25 - After 20 straight wins, Boston Pilgrims lose to Chicago White Sox 3-0
1906-08-02 - Chicago White Sox begin AL record 19 game win streak
1906-08-23 - Chicago White Sox win 19th straight, beating Wash Senators
1906-10-11 - White Sox Ed Walsh strikes out then record 12 in a World Series game
1906-10-14 - All Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series
1907-05-26 - Chicago White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits NY Highlanders, 8-1 in 5 inning game
1908-09-20 - Chicago White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Phila 1-0
1908-10-05 - White Sox Ed Walsh tops Detroit 6-1 for his 40th victory
1908-10-06 - Tigers beat White Sox, 7-0 to win AL pennant
1910-04-30 - Cleve Indian Addie Joss wins 2nd no-hitter beating White Sox
1910-07-01 - Chicago's Comiskey Park opens - St Louis Browns beat White Sox 2-0
1910-07-01 - White Sox Park (Comiskey Park) opens with 2-0 loss to Browns
1910-07-10 - Chicago White Sox Comiskey Park opens, visiting Browns win 2-0
1910-08-04 - A's Jack Coombs & White Sox Ed Walsh pitch a 16 inn scoreless tie
1910-08-27 - Using twenty 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park
1911-06-11 - Tigers trailing White Sox 13-1 come back to win 16-15
1911-07-04 - White Sox Ed Walsh stops Ty Cobb's 40-game hitting streak
1911-08-27 - Chicago White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits Boston, 5-0
1913-12-06 - White Sox beat Giants 9-4 in exhibition game in Tokyo
1914-02-01 - NY Giants & Chicago White Sox play an exhibition baseball game in Egypt
1914-05-31 - Chicago White Sox Joe Benz no-hits Cleve Indians, 6-1
Baseball Legend Connie MackBaseball Legend Connie Mack 1914-12-08 - Connie Mack sells Eddie Collins to the White Sox
1915-08-20 - White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleve in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, & $31,500
1915-08-31 - Chicago White Sox Jimmy Lavender no-hits NY Giants, 2-0
1917-04-14 - Chicago White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0
1917-05-05 - St Louis Brown Ernie Koob no-hits Chicago White Sox, 1-0
1917-05-06 - St Louis Brown Bob Groom no-hits Chicago White Sox, 3-0
1917-10-15 - Chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 14th World Series
1918-06-01 - White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play
1918-12-31 - Kid Gleason replaces Pants Rowland as White Sox manager
1919-07-13 - Chicago White Sox pitcher Carl Mays walks off mound blaming teammates for lack of support afield
1919-08-14 - White Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game
1919-10-01 - World Series begins as a best of 9 affair, White Sox intentionally throw this series to satisfy gamblers (Black Sox Scandal)
1919-10-06 - White Sox catcher Ray Schalk is 2nd man ejected from a World Series
1919-10-19 - Reds beat White Sox, 5 games to 3 in 16th World Series. This series is known as black sox scandal as 8 White Sox throw series
1919-12-27 - Red Sox owner Harry Frazee announces they will deal any player except Harry Hooper, Hooper is sent to the White Sox after 1920 season
1920-06-20 - Yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed
1920-09-22 - Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
1920-09-28 - 8 White Sox indicted, threw 1919 World Series (Black Sox scandal)
1921-08-03 - Due to a technicality, 8 Chicago White Sox accused in Black Sox scandal are acquited, however Landis throws them out of baseball
1922-04-30 - Chicago White Sox Charles Robertson perfect games Detroit Tigers, 2-0
1923-04-03 - 2 "Black Sox" sue White Sox (unsuccessfully) for back salary
1924-10-28 - White Sox beat NY Giants 8-4 in Dublin, less than 20 fans attend
1925-06-03 - White Sox manager Eddie Collins gets 3,000 hit
1925-08-15 - White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 World Series games in 1919
1926-05-21 - White Sox Earl Sheely hits a record 6th consecutive double
1926-08-21 - White Sox Ted Lyons no hits Red Sox 6-0 in just 67 minutes at Fenway
1926-11-11 - Eddie Collins is released as White Sox manager
1926-12-30 - Chicago Tribune reports the Tigers threw a 4-game series to the White Sox in 1917 to help Chicago win the pennant (never substaniated)
1927-01-05 - Judge Landis begins 3-day public hearing on charges that 4 games played between Chicago & Detroit in 1917 had been thrown to White Sox
1927-06-08 - Tony Lazzeri hits 3 HRs Yanks beat White Sox 12-11
1928-06-12 - NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 2 triples & 2 HRs to be White Sox 15-7
1929-05-24 - Detroit Tigers beats Chicago White Sox, 6-5, in 21 innings
1929-09-14 - A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox
1930-09-27 - White Sox 1st baseman Bud Clancy didn't handle ball at all in a 9 inning game vs St Louis Browns
1931-02-21 - Chicago White Sox & NY Giants play 1st exhibition night game
1931-07-28 - White Sox score 11 in 8th to beat Yankees 14-12
1931-09-19 - Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1
1933-05-27 - Trailing 11-3, Yanks score 12 runs in 8th & beat White Sox 15-11
1934-06-25 - NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle beating White Sox 11-2
1934-08-22 - Red Sox pitcher Wes Ferrell hits 2 HRs to beat White Sox 3-2 in 12
1935-08-31 - Chicago White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleve Indians, 5-0
1935-08-31 - White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Indians 5-0
1935-12-10 - White Sox sell Al Simmons to the Tigers for $75,000
1937-06-01 - Chicago White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0
1939-08-14 - 1st night games at Comiskey Park (White Sox 5, Browns 2)
1939-09-27 - White Sox host 1st "day-night" doubleheader, lose to Cleve, 5-2 & 7-5
1939-09-30 - White Sox reliever Clint Brown sets record of 61st relief appearance
1940-04-16 - 1st televised baseball game, WGN-TV, (White Sox vs Cubs exhibition)
1940-07-28 - Yankee Charlie Keller hits 3 HRs to beat White Sox 10-9
1940-09-15 - Chicago Tribune sponsors Ted Lyons Day (White Sox pitcher)
1941-05-20 - White Sox Taft Wright sets AL record of RBIs in 13 consecutive games
Baseball Player Jackie RobinsonBaseball Player Jackie Robinson 1942-03-18 - 2 black players, Jackie Robinson & Nate Moreland, request a tryout with the Chicago White Sox, they are allowed to work out
1943-05-21 - Fastest 9 inning AL baseball game (89 mins), White Sox beat Senators
1947-06-13 - 1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3)
1948-07-18 - Pat Seerey of Chicago White Sox hits 4 HRs in a game
1948-07-18 - White Sox Fat Pat Seerey, hits 4 HRs in 11 inning game
1948-08-21 - Indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson
1949-08-20 - 78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland
1949-10-19 - A's trade 2nd baseman Nellie Fox to White Sox for Joe Tipton
1949-10-29 - White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox
1950-11-09 - White Sox release Luke Appling, who had been a Sox since 1930
1951-05-01 - Minnie Minoso becomes the 1st black to play for the White Sox
1952-06-10 - Chicago White Sox Sam Mele is 6th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (4th)
1952-11-12 - White Sox place Jim Rivera on 1 year probation after cleared of rape
1954-04-15 - Orioles 1st game in Baltimore beat White Sox 3-1
1954-09-12 - White Sox win 90th game, 1st time they win this many since 1920

Birthdays in Sport

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1859-08-19 - Charles Comiskey, 1st basemen/manager (Chicago White Sox)
1887-05-02 - Edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's)
1927-04-02 - Billy Pierce, pitcher (Chicago White Sox) seven time all star
1927-12-25 - Nellie Fox, White Sox infielder (AL MVP 1959), (d. 1975)
1936-05-09 - Floyd Robinson, baseball player (White Sox, Reds, A's)
1941-05-10 - Ken Berry, baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians)
1947-12-26 - Carlton Fisk, Vermont, all star catcher (Red Sox, White Sox)
1950-11-22 - Greg Luzinski, baseball player (Phillies, White Sox)
1951-11-25 - Bucky Dent, all star shortstop (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)
1959-03-15 - Harold Baines, Easton MD, outfielder (Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers)
1959-04-25 - Tony Phillips, Atlanta GA, baseballoutfielder: Chicago White Sox
1959-11-09 - Tony Phillips, Atlanta GA, outfielder (Chicago White Sox)
1960-01-29 - Steve Sax, 2nd baseman (LA Dodgers, NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox)
1961-04-09 - Kirk McCaskill, Kapuskasing Ont, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1962-10-30 - Danny Tartabull, Miami FL, outfielder (NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox)
1963-08-08 - Ron Karkovice, Union NJ, catcher (Chicago White Sox)
1964-01-20 - Ozzie Guillen, Oculare del Tuy Venezuela, shortstop (Chicago White Sox)
1964-02-18 - Kevin Tapani, Des Moines IA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins)
1964-05-20 - Jeff Schwarz, US baseball pitcher (California Angels, Chicago White Sox)
1964-08-26 - Chad Kreuter, Marin County CA, catcher (Chicago White Sox)
1964-09-26 - Dave Martinez, Manhattan NY, outfielder (Chicago White Sox)
1964-11-11 - Roberto Hernandez, Santurce Puerto Rico, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1966-01-16 - Jack McDowell, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (NY Yankees, White Sox, Indians)
1966-08-25 - Albert Belle, Shreveport LA, outfielder (Indians, White Sox)
1966-10-31 - Brian Keyser, Castro Valley CA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1966-12-10 - Norberto Martin, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, infielder (Chicago White Sox)
1967-06-28 - Matt Karchner, Berwick PA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1967-07-14 - Robin Ventura, Santa Maria CA, infielder (Chicago White Sox)
1967-08-28 - Darren Lewis, Berkeley CA, outfielder (Chicago White Sox)
1968-05-22 - Alan Levine, Park Ridge IL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1968-05-27 - Frank Thomas, "Big Hurt", 1st baseman (Chicago White Sox, 1993 MVP)
1969-02-06 - Bob Wickman, Green Bay WI, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)
1969-02-26 - Brandon Wilson, US baseball infielder (Chicago White Sox)
1969-05-13 - Lyle Mouton, Lafayette Louisiana, outfielder (Chicago White Sox)
1969-08-13 - Alex Fernandez, Miami Beach FL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1969-10-25 - Larry Thomas, Miami FL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1970-02-24 - Wilson Alvarez, Maracaibo Venezuela, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1971-05-13 - Michael Sirotka, Chicago IL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1971-07-15 - James Baldwin Jr, Southern Pines NC, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1971-11-28 - William Simas Jr, Hanford CA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1971-11-30 - Ray Durham, Charlotte, North Carolina, American MLB infielder (Chicago White Sox)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 3 of 3

1951-03-25 - Edward Collins, Hall of Fame infielder (White Sox, A's), dies at 63
1984-03-18 - Charlie Lau, White Sox coach/renowned hitting instructor, dies at 50
1986-07-25 - Theodore H "Ted" Lyons, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), dies at 85


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