Today in White Sox History
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
1927 Ted Lyons picked up his fourth win of the year, going the distance in the Sox 4-1 victory over the Senators. Second baseman Aaron Ward had two hits and three RBI for the White Sox.
1949 Scoring in every inning, the White Sox beat the Red Sox, 12-8. A team tallying in every inning has only occurred five times in American League history.
1956 Nellie Fox collected three hits as the White Sox topped the Tigers 9-7. Dixie Howell was the winning pitcher, going 5.1 IP in relief.
1968 Luis Aparicio’s run-scoring double in the third inning was the only tally of the game as the Sox topped Oakland, 1-0. Joel Horlen, Wilbur Wood and Bob Locker combined for the shutout.
1977 Chet Lemon drove in the winning run in the top of the 10th inning in the White Sox 4-3 victory over Texas. Chris Knapp picked up the win, pitching all 10 innings.
1986 The White Sox won their third straight game, beating the Indians, 5-4. Bobby Bonilla tied the game with a single in the top of the 8th and Tim Hulett drove in the go ahead run just moments later.
1994 The first-place White Sox topped the Mariners 14-6 as Jason Bere moved to 3-1. Julio Franco and Ron Karkovice each homered in the win.
2001 Jose Valentin clubbed a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the White Sox a 6-5 win over the Rangers.