Chicago White Sox in History (Part 2)

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Events 101 - 198 of 198

  • 1957-07-28 White Sox' James Landis struck out 5 times in a game
  • 1957-08-20 Chicago White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Washington Senators, 6-0
  • 1959-02-07 Dorothy Rigney sells White Sox to Bill Veeck for a reported $27M
  • 1959-03-10 Dorothy Comiskey Rigney, sells 54% of White Sox to Bill Veeck
  • 1959-04-22 Chicago White Sox beat KC Athletics 20-6, in 1 inning Sox score 11 runs on 1 hit, 10 walks, & 3 errors
  • 1959-05-01 White Sox Early Wynn beats Red Sox 1-0 on his own HR

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1959-05-09 Dorothy Rigney, husband John, & Hank Greenberg resign from White Sox

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
  • 1959-09-11 Oriole Jerry Walker pitches 16 inn beating White Sox 1-0
  • 1959-09-22 Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
  • 1959-10-08 LA Dodgers beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2 in 56th World Series
  • 1959-11-12 White Sox 2B Nellie Fox wins AL's MVP
  • 1960-03-13 White Sox unveil new road uniforms with players' names above number
  • 1960-08-28 White Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as umpire called time
  • 1961-04-10 New Wash Senators loses 1st regular-season game 4-3 to White Sox
  • 1961-06-12 An ailing Bill Veeck sells his interest in White Sox to Arthur Allyn
  • 1962-04-26 Red Sox Bill Monbouquette no-hits White Sox 1-0
  • 1962-07-22 Chicago White Sox Floyd Robinson goes 6 for 6 (all singles)
  • 1962-08-01 Boston Red Sox Bill Monboquette no-hits Chicago White Sox, 1-0
  • 1963-04-08 Tigers claim young pitcher Denny McLain from the White Sox for $25,000
  • 1965-06-06 Yankees Tom Tresh bangs 3 consecutive HRs beating White Sox 12-0
  • 1966-09-25 Smallest Yankee stadium crowd, 413 see White Sox win 4-1
  • 1967-03-03 White Sox given permission to use semi-DH in training camp with home club permission (use of pinch hitter twice in same game)
  • 1967-06-12 Washington Senators beat Chicago White Sox 6-5 in 22 innings
  • 1967-09-10 Chicago White Sox Joel Horlen no-hits Det Tigers, 6-0
  • 1967-10-30 Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
  • 1968-09-03 Chicago White Sox set AL record of 39 loses by 1 run
  • 1970-07-27 Expos beat White Sox 10-6 in the annual Hall of Fame game
  • 1970-09-07 White Sox use record 41 players in doubleheader & lose both games
  • 1971-06-08 White Sox draft Danny Goodwin #1, he refuses to sign
  • 1972-03-09 Players on White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary
  • 1972-06-03 Yanks score 8 times in 13th beating White Sox 18-10
  • 1972-09-02 Chicago White Sox Milt Pappas no-hits SD Padres, 1-0
  • 1972-11-15 White Sox Dick Allen wins AL MVP
  • 1973-02-27 White Sox slugger Dick Allen signs 3 year $750,000 contract
  • 1973-05-28 Chicago White Sox beat Cleveland Indians, 6-3, in 21 innings (game started 5/26)
  • 1974-06-24 Steve Busby retires 1st 9 White Sox to set AL record with 33 consecutive batters retired
  • 1975-12-16 Bill Veeck buys 80% of White Sox from John Allyn
  • 1976-07-28 White Sox John Odom (5 inn) & Francisco Barrios (4 inn) no-hits A's
  • 1976-08-08 Chicago White Sox suit up in shorts
  • 1976-09-11 Minnie Minoso bats for White Sox after a 12-year hiatus (hitless)
  • 1976-09-12 White Sox Minnie Minoso, 53, is oldest to get a hit in majors
  • 1977-01-04 Mary Shane hired by Chicago White Sox as 1st woman TV play-by-play
  • 1977-06-07 White Sox draft Harold Baines #1
  • 1978-04-13 NY Yanks defeat White Sox 4-2 in home opener on Reggie Candy Bar Day
  • 1978-06-30 Larry Doby becomes manager of Chicago White Sox
  • 1979-07-12 "Disco Demolition Night" at Comiskey Park, causes fans to go wild & causes White Sox to forfeit 2nd game of a doubleheader to Tigers
  • 1980-05-04 White Sox 1st baseman Mike Squires catches final inning of 11-1 loss to Brewers, becoming 1st lefty to catch since Dale Long in 1958
  • 1980-08-20 Cleve Dan Spillner, 545 ERA, is 2 outs from a no-hitter when White Sox rookie Leo Sutherland singles
  • 1980-08-22 Bill Veeck agrees to sell Chicago White Sox to Eddie DeBartolo Sr for $20,000,000, AL owners block the sale
  • 1981-01-29 AL approves sale of White Sox to Jerry Reinsdorf & Eddie Einhorn for $20 million, & 80% of Mariners to George Argyros for $104 million
  • 1983-06-27 Mariners bat out of order against White Sox in 2nd inning
  • 1983-09-17 Chicago White Sox clinch their 1st-ever AL West championship
  • 1983-09-29 Oakland A's Mike Warren no-hits Chicago White Sox, 3-0
  • 1983-10-08 MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago White Sox, 3 games to 1
  • 1984-04-07 Detroit Tiger Jack Morris no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0
  • 1984-05-09 Chicago White Sox beat Milwaukee Brewers, 7-6, in 25 innings (started 5/8)
  • 1985-04-09 White Sox pitcher Tom Seaver starts a record 15th opening day game
  • 1985-08-04 White Sox Tom Seaver is 17th to win #300, beating Yankees
  • 1985-11-25 White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen, is named AL Rookie of Year
  • 1986-05-28 White Sox Joe Cowley sets record striking out 1st 7 Rangers he faces
  • 1986-06-09 Angel Don Sutton (298 wins) beats White Sox Tom Seaver (306 wins) 3-0

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1986-06-20 Jim Fregosi replaces Tony La Russa as White Sox manager

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa
  • 1986-09-19 Chicago White Sox Joe Crowley no-hits California Angels, 7-1
  • 1988-04-29 Orioles beat White Sox 9-0 for 1st 1988 win after 21 loses
  • 1988-06-30 Chicago agrees to build a new stadium so White Sox won't move to Fla
  • 1988-10-07 Jim Fregosi is fired as manager of White Sox
  • 1989-07-29 White Sox trade Harold Baines to Rangers for Scott Fletcher & Sam Sosa
  • 1989-08-10 A's bat out of order against White Sox in 3rd inning

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1990-05-22 Deion Sanders becomes involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, one of the most infamous incidents of Sanders' baseball career

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • 1990-07-01 Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0
  • 1990-07-12 Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)
  • 1990-08-17 Carlton Fisk hits White Sox record 187th HR
  • 1990-09-03 White Sox reliever Bobby Thigpen sets save record at 47 en route to 57
  • 1990-09-15 Chicago White Sox Bobby Thigpen is 1st to record 50 saves
  • 1990-09-21 Faye Vincent turns down White Sox bid to reinstate Minnie Minoso, 68
  • 1990-09-30 Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park

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1990-12-24 Expos trade Tim Raines to White Sox for Ivan Calderon & Barry Jones

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • 1991-04-03 Bo Jackson signs 1-year contract with Chicago White Sox
  • 1991-04-22 Frank Thomas is 1st White Sox to homer at new Comiskey Park
  • 1991-05-15 Red Sox & White Sox play then slowest 9 inning game (4:11)
  • 1991-08-08 With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)
  • 1991-08-26 Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0
  • 1992-05-29 White Sox Tim Raines swipes his 700th career base
  • 1993-06-28 Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught & most HRs by a catcher
  • 1993-10-12 MLB American League Championship: Toronto Blue Jays beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2
  • 1995-05-28 White Sox (5) & Tigers (7) combine for record 12 HRs at Tiger Stadium
  • 1996-05-12 Yankees losing 8-0 to Chicago White Sox, come back to win 9-8
  • 1996-11-19 Albert Belle, signs record five-year, $55 million with White Sox
  • 1997-05-12 Angels scores 13 in 7th vs White Sox
  • 1997-05-20 White Sox Frank Thomas reaches base safely for 15th straight time
  • 1997-06-02 Albert Belle's Chicago White Sox tying 27-game hitting streak ends
  • 1997-08-08 Mariners Randy Johnson strikes out 19 Chicago White Sox
  • 2002-05-10 Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season
  • 2005-09-29 Chicago White Sox clinch their first division title since 2000 and become just the 10th team in the history of baseball to be in first place on every day of the season
  • 2005-10-16 MLB American League Championship: Chicago White Sox beat Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 4 games to 1
  • 2005-10-26 Chicago White Sox defeat Houston Astros 4-0 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Jermaine Dye, Chicago
  • 2009-07-23 Mark Buehrle of the Chicago White Sox becomes the 18th pitcher to throw a perfect game in MLB history, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0.
  • 2012-04-21 Chicago White Sox pitcher, Philip Humber, pitches the 21st MLB perfect game against the Seattle Mariners

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