Today In White Sox History
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
A NO-NO FOR DIETRICH
1937: Bill Dietrich tossed the first no-hitter by a White Sox pitcher in two seasons by whitewashing the St. Louis Browns 8-0 at Comiskey Park.
BIG COMEBACK VS. BOSTON
1955: Sherm Lollar hit a game-tying homer in the seventh and Chico Carrasquel drove home the game-winner in the eighth as the White Sox rallied by the Red Sox 4-3 before 21,209 at Comiskey Park.
STALEY FRESH IN RELIEF
1957: Gerry Staley turned in seven innings of scoreless relief as the White Sox overcame an early deficit to pound the Tigers 12-4 in Detroit.
MOOSE ON THE LOOSE
1966: Moose Skowron haunted his old team with three RBI in the White Sox 6-2 win over the New York Yankees before 21,637 at Comiskey Park.
BRETT BESTS PALMER
1977: Ken Brett outdueled future Hall of Famer Jim Palmer in the White Sox 4-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Comiskey Park.
SOX USE A WALKER TO BEAT A’S
1984: Greg Walker broke a 4-4 tie with a two-run home run in the sixth inning in the White Sox 6-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics at Comiskey Park.
ROBIN COMES ABOARD
1988: The White Sox and general manager Larry Himes made one of the great picks in franchise history when they selected Robin Ventura out of Oklahoma State in the first round of the amateur draft.
BELLE KEEPS STREAKING
1997: Albert Belle extended his hitting streak to a career-best and club record-tying 27 games in the White Sox 7-4 setback in Milwaukee. Belle tied Luke Appling’s 1936 record with a second-inning home run. Harold Baines played in his 1,259th career game as a designated hitter, moving past Don Baylor into second place on the all-time list.
2009: Jim Thome’s three-run homer highlighted a four-run eighth in the White Sox 6-2 win over Oakland before 26,038 at U.S. Cellular Field.