This Date In White Sox History
Thursday, May 6, 2010
1923 — Early Sheely had two RBI and Charlie Roberston allowed just three runs over nine innings in the Sox 4-3 win over Detroit.
1939 – In a wild and high scoring game, the White Sox were able to best the Senators 14-12. Down 8-2, the White Sox scored eight runs in the bottom of the of the fourth before losing the lead again. They scored three more runs in the bottom of the sixth to regain the lead and held on to improve their record to 10-5.
1955 – The White Sox topped the Tigers despite not registering an RBI. They scored one run, which was unearned, and beat Detroit 1-0. Virgil Trucks threw a complete game shutout and allowed a mere two hits.
1968 – Tommy John moved to 3-0 on the season, as he threw a complete game and limited the Angels to three hits. Bill Melton and Tim Cullen each drove in a couple of runs as the White Sox picked up a 5-1 win.
1977 – Richie Zisk homered as the White Sox handed Cleveland and Dennis Eckersley a 7-5 loss. Jim Spencer and Jorge Orta both drove in a pair of runs as Francisco Barrios picked up the win.
1980 – Rich Wortham fired seven shutout innings and Ed Farmer finished the final two frames to pick up the save in the White Sox 2-0 win over Kansas City.
1983 – Tony Bernazard hit a double with the bases loaded and Ron Kittle drove in another three runs as the fifth-place White Sox top the Indians 8-3 to improve their record to 11-12. Jerry Koosman picked up his first win of the year.
2005 – White Sox topped the Blue Jays 5-3 to extend their winning streak to six games and improve their record to 22-7 on the season. El Duque picked up the win and A.J. Pierzynski drove in the winning runs in top of the eighth, breaking the 3-3 tie.
2006 – Jim Thome hit a three-run homer as the White Sox cruised to a 9-2 win over the Royals at home. The White Sox improved their record to 21-9 and Javier Vazquez moved to 4-1 on the season.
2008 – Gavin Floyd loses his second no-hit bid in less than a month as Joe Mauer doubles with one out in ninth in the White Sox’s 7-1 victory over the Twins at U.S. Cellular Field. The Chicago right-hander also flirted with a no-no 24 days prior against the Tigers which ended with Edgar Renteria’s single with one out in the eighth inning.