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.