This Date

Monday, May 17, 2010

Happy Birthday

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.

 

13 Comments

Alright, let’s take this “1-game” series today. Go White Sox!

Bases loaded, nobody out and we only come away with one. Well, at least we’re on the board. Let’s go Freddy.

And Damon ties it up with one swing. Let’s score some runs guys. Go White Sox!

We’re only down by one, let’s get that run back.

Atta boy Juan! A clutch double gives us the lead! Go White Sox!

And another clutch hit by Omar gives us one more!

Phew, atta boy Santos for getting out of that jam. Now let’s get some insurance. Go White Sox!

Ask and you shall receive. Atta boy TCQ!

Nice 1-2-3 inning by Putz. Now let’s add a couple of runs and close this one out. Go White Sox!

Ok, 3 up, 3 down, let’s get the W. Come on Bobby!

2 to go.

He gone! 1 to go.

He gone and this ball game is OVAH! Nice win. Now let’s get ready for the halos. Go White Sox!

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