Today in White Sox History

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

1932  – In Boston, Carey Selph, the White Sox thirdbaseman, struck out for the ninth and last time of the season.  Selph’s string without a strikeout totaled 89 games, establishing a major league record.


1959 – Early Wynn pitched a complete game, limiting the Washington Senators to just five hits in the White Sox 9-2 victory.


1965 – The White Sox scored all five of their runs in the top of the fifth inning and held on for the 5-4 win over the Kansas City Athletics.


1976 – Bart Johnson threw a complete game shutout and the White Sox got to Angels starter Nolan Ryan early with four runs in the second inning in route to a 5-0 win.   Pat Kelly led the White Sox with three RBI.


1982 – White Sox trounced Texas 10-2 as Lamarr Hoyt broke Jim Kaat’s club record for consecutive victories with 13.  Hoyt also extended his Comiskey Park career record to 15-0. 


1993 – Wilson Alvarez moved to 5-0 on the year and Roberto Hernandez picked up his eighth save as the White Sox topped the Angels 7-4.   


2005 – Mark Buehrle picked up his seventh win of the year while Juan Uribe, A.J. Pierzynski and Jermaine Dye each drove in a pair of runs as the White Sox beat the Rangers 7-0.


1 Comment

This blog was a heckuva lot more interesting before it became just a copy-and-paste version of the daily almanac. C’mon Scott, you had a really great thing going here, don’t let it fizzle out due to laziness.

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