Today in White Sox History
June 8, 2010
BIG DAY FOR EDDIE
1921: Eddie Collins drove in six runs and Red Faber improved to 12-3 in the White Sox 9-7 win at Philadelphia.
SOX TAKE BATTLE OF LEGENDS
1925: Future Hall of Famers Red Faber and Lefty Grove swapped zeroes for eight innings before the White Sox broke through for a 1-0 win over Philadelphia.
IT’S YOUR DAY, LUKE
1947: The White Sox celebrated Luke Appling Day during a doubleheader with the Washington Senators at Comiskey Park.
PIERCE WINS … IN A HURRY
1957: Billy Pierce improved to 10-2 in the White Sox 2-0 win over Baltimore in a snappy 1:49 at Comiskey Park.
1967: Joel Horlen moved to 7-0 with a complete-game effort in the White Sox 5-2 win over Boston in the first game of a doubleheader at Comiskey Park.
1970: The White Sox played their first game in Milwaukee against the Brewers and lost 5-2.
THAT’S DURABLE WOOD
1973: Wilbur Wood turned in one of his 21 complete games and earned his 14th victory in the White Sox 5-2 win at Cleveland.
1974: Ron Santo’s grand slam capped a seven-run sixth in the White Sox 13-6 win over Boston before 42,096 at Comiskey Park.
NO. 1 FOR HICKEY
1981: Kevin Hickey earned his first save in the White Sox 6-2 win over Toronto at Comiskey Park.
BULL’S SLAM SPURT STARTS
1984: Greg Luzinski hit a first-inning grand slam, his first in the A.L., and Floyd Bannister went the distance in beating Minnesota and Frank Viola 6-1 before 34,239 at Comiskey Park.
KITTY, WALK POWER SOX
1985: The White Sox used home runs from Greg Walker and Ron Kittle in tipping the Twins 3-1 in Minnesota.
LEE SLAMS CUBS IN OVERTIME
2001: Carlos Lee’s walkoff grand slam powered the White Sox to a 7-3 win over the Cubs before a thrilled crowd of 45,936 at Comiskey Park.
SOX WIN INTERLEAGUE HOMERFEST
2004: Juan Uribe and Paul Konerko homered twice as the White Sox outslugged the Philadelphia Phillies 14-11 before 33,114 at US Cellular Field.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROMP
2005: The first-place White Sox scored 10 times over the final two innings in surging to a 15-5 interleague win over the Rockies in Denver.