Chicago White Sox in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport

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Baseball Record

1990-09-03 White Sox closer Bobby Thigpen tops Dave Righetti's MLB record with 47th save in Chicago's 4-2 win v Royals; Thigpen finishes season with 57 saves

  • 1990-09-15 Chicago White Sox Bobby Thigpen is 1st to record 50 saves
  • 1990-09-21 MLB Commissioner Faye Vincent turns down Chicago White Sox bid to reinstate 68 year old Minnie Miñoso
  • 1990-09-30 MLB Chicago White Sox beat Seattle Mariners 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park, Chicago

Sports History

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

Contract of Interest

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 and most HRs by a catcher
  • 1993-10-03 Cleveland Indians play their final MLB game at Cleveland Stadium; lose 4-0 to Chicago White Sox Chicago
  • 1993-10-12 MLB American League Championship: Toronto Blue Jays beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2

Sports History

1994-03-31 Chicago White Sox assigns former NBA superstar Michael Jordan to the Birmingham Barons of Class AA Southern League; returns to NBA after one season

  • 1995-05-28 White Sox (5) & Tigers (7) combine for record 12 HRs at Tiger Stadium
  • 1995-08-06 Cleveland's major league sports franchises, NFL Browns & MLB Indians, play in Cleveland for 1st time ever; both lose - White Sox 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)
  • 1995-09-04 Chicago White Sox third baseman Robin Ventura hits grand slams in consecutive innings, the 4th and 5th, of a 14-3 rout of the Texas Rangers
  • 1996-03-31 First time in MLB history, the regular season opens in March with Seattle Mariners beating Chicago White Sox, 3-2 in 12 innings at the Kingdome, Seattle
  • 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
  • 1998-09-04 NY Yankees beat Chicago White Sox, 11-6, to win their 100th game on the earliest date in MLB history besting the 1906 Chicago Cubs & 1954 Cleveland Indians by 5 days
  • 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
  • 2005-10-25 Then longest Baseball World Series game in time (5 hours, 41 mins) and tied longest in innings (14, tied with Game 2, 1916 WS and Game 1, 2015 WS); Chicago White Sox beat Houston Astros, 7-5 game 3 at Minute Maid Park, Houston
  • 2005-10-26 Baseball World Series: Chicago beats Houston, 1-0 in Game 4 at Minute Maid Park to sweep Astros and win White Sox first title in 88 years; MVP: Chicago outfielder Jermaine Dye
  • 2009-07-23 Mark Buehrle of the Chicago White Sox becomes the 18th pitcher to throw a perfect game in MLB history, defeating Tampa Bay Rays 5-0
  • 2012-04-21 Chicago White Sox pitcher, Philip Humber, pitches the 21st MLB perfect game against the Seattle Mariners
  • 2020-08-25 Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito no-hits the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-0 at Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago
  • 2021-04-14 Chicago White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodón no-hits the Cleveland Indians, 8-0 at Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago
  • 2022-07-04 Minneosta Twins turn 1st 8-5 triple play in MLB history as centerfielder Byron Buxton makes a catch and third baseman Gio Urshela tags one runner out in the basepath and doubles-off another runner by tagging second base against White Sox in Chicago

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