Monday, May 17, 2010
To former White Sox Carlos May, owner of the best uniform/birthday combo in baseball history … May 17.
This Date In White Sox History
1912 – White Sox win first game ever played at Fenway Park, beating the Red Sox, 5-2.
1928 – Starting pitcher Tommy Thomas had two RBI and Ted Lyons picked up the “save” in the White Sox 6-4 win in Philadelphia over the Athletics.
1932 – Pitcher Milt Gaston takes part in four double plays in one game, establishing a major-league record.
1939 – The White Sox broke a 3-3 tie with three runs in the top of the 10th inning to top Boston in Fenway Park, 6-3.
1944 – Orval Grove picked up the win, keeping the Yankees scoreless in the White Sox 4-0 victory.
1958 – Starting pitcher Ray Moore clubbed a homer in the third inning which proves to be the difference in the White Sox 3-2 win at Cleveland.
1969 – Jerry Nyman goes the distance, throwing a complete game shutout, as the White Sox beat the Washington Senators, 6-0.
1978 – White Sox pitcher Steve Stone picked up his second win of the season, as the White Sox hand Angels pitcher Nolan Ryan his third loss of the year in a 9-6 win.
1987 -Greg Walker had three hits and drove in two runs as the White Sox topped the Rangers 7-5.
1994 – Julio Franco had five RBI and Jason Bere moved to 4-1 on the year as the White Sox drubbed the Angels 10-2.
2006 – Jermaine Dye drove in three runs and Jon Garland picked up his third win as the first-place White Sox topped Tampa Bay 5-2.