Today in White Sox History

June 10, 2010

BENZ TOUGH AGAIN
1914: Eleven days after no-hitting the Cleveland Indians, Joe Benz one-hit the Washington Senators at Comiskey Park.

BIBB THE HERO
1924: Bibb Falk’s home run to leadoff the 13th delivered the White Sox a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox before 10,000 at Comiskey Park.

TRIPLIN’ TED TOO MUCH FOR YANKS
1927: Ted Lyons limited the legendary 1927 Yankees to five hits in the White Sox 4-2 win in New York.

STRATTON SLAMS BOSTON
1938: Starting pitcher Monty Stratton launched a grand slam in the second inning of the White Sox 15-2 thumping of the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

THE GARY PETERS SHOW
1967: Gary Peters fired a four-hit shutout and hit his second roundtripper of the season as part of his seventh victory of the season in the White Sox 9-0 win at Yankee Stadium.

LEMON AIDS IN ROUT
1979: Chet Lemon went 4-for-6 with a homer and four RBIs as the White Sox recorded 21 hits in a 13-3 triumph at Milwaukee.

EARLY RALLY NETS THE WIN
1985: Tom Paciorek’s two-run single highlighted a four-run first in the White Sox 9-4 win at Seattle.

IVAN HELPS COMPLETE THE SWEEP
1990: Ivan Calderon went 3-for-5 and launched the go-ahead homer in the third as the White Sox beat the Twins 5-3 for a three-game series sweep in the Metrodome.

DOWN 7-0? NO PROBLEM
1998: Robin Ventura’s two-run homer in the 11th off Sean Lowe lifted the White Sox to an improbable 10-8 win over the St. Louis Cardinals before 16,151 at Comiskey Park.

SOX CUT DOWN CUBS
2001: Sandy Alomar Jr. took a throw from Royce Clayton and survived a collision with Gary Matthews Jr. to cut down the tying run in the seventh inning of the White Sox 3-1 win over the Cubs before 45,079 at Comiskey Park.

GAR GOOD WITH THE BAT
2005: Jon Garland aided his own cause with an RBI single in the second as the White Sox scored a 4-2 interleague win over the Padres in San Diego.

TAD COMES THROUGH
2006: Tadahito Iguchi’s single capped a two-run 11th in the White Sox 4-3 victory over Cleveland before 36,625 at U.S. Cellular Field.

SOX TOP ASTROS
2007: Paul Konerko, Juan Uribe and Luis Terrero homered and Mark Buehrle pitched eight innings in the White Sox 6-3 win over Houston before 33,433 at U.S. Cellular Field.

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