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Mark
07-12-2005, 11:25 AM
With the lights out in MLB right now, here's a few things that happened on 7/12 down through the years:

7/12/51: Boston sweeps the Sox in a DH at Comiskey in front of 52,592. The Sox lose the second game 5-4 and pitcher Saul Rogovin goes the distance in a 17-inning game. (Wonder how many pitches he threw?)

7/12/68: Eddie Stanky fired as manager and Al Lopez re-hired.

7/12/79: Disco Demolition Night vs. Detroit

7/12/90: Melido Perez tosses a 6-inning no-hitter in an 8-0 win over the Yankees.


And a question for all the over-40s in the audience. I can't remember him at all (perhaps a late-season call-up?), but in 1975 the Sox actually had a pitcher named Ozzie Osborn who went 3-0 and was later shipped to Atlanta for Ralph Garr?

Lip Man 1
07-12-2005, 11:42 AM
It's Rogovin by the way.

Lip

ozzman
07-12-2005, 11:43 AM
I was born on Disco Demolition day :)

Mark
07-12-2005, 11:50 AM
It's Rogovin by the way.

Lip

Sorry, E-5 on me.

downstairs
07-12-2005, 12:15 PM
Regardless of your feelings on the Disco Demolition matter, I highly recommend the DVD (hopefully still available).

Great interviews and archival footage of both Comiskey and some great radio guys.

downstairs
07-12-2005, 12:17 PM
Oh, and that's 500 for me!

I luuuuuv WSI.

balke
07-12-2005, 12:20 PM
July 12 = my birthday. Julius Ceaser's too.

:happybday to me
:happybday to ozzman
:happybday to disco demolition

nordhagen
07-12-2005, 04:22 PM
With the lights out in MLB right now, here's a few things that happened on 7/12 down through the years:

7/12/51: Boston sweeps the Sox in a DH at Comiskey in front of 52,592. The Sox lose the second game 5-4 and pitcher Saul Rogovin goes the distance in a 17-inning game. (Wonder how many pitches he threw?)

7/12/68: Eddie Stanky fired as manager and Al Lopez re-hired.

7/12/79: Disco Demolition Night vs. Detroit

7/12/90: Melido Perez tosses a 6-inning no-hitter in an 8-0 win over the Yankees.


And a question for all the over-40s in the audience. I can't remember him at all (perhaps a late-season call-up?), but in 1975 the Sox actually had a pitcher named Ozzie Osborn who went 3-0 and was later shipped to Atlanta for Ralph Garr?

Can't confirm if Dan Osborn went by the nickname of Ozzie (no mention of it in the White Sox Encyclopedia) but he was 3-0 with a 4.50 ERA in 58 innings for a lousy 75 team. He was then traded in December with Ken Henderson and Dick Ruthven (who had just been picked up two days earlier in a trade from Philadelphia for Jim Kaat) to Atlanta for the Roadrunner and infielder Larvell Blanks, who was then sent to Cleveland for the immortal Jack Brohamer

TommyJohn
07-12-2005, 06:38 PM
With the lights out in MLB right now, here's a few things that happened on 7/12 down through the years:

7/12/51: Boston sweeps the Sox in a DH at Comiskey in front of 52,592. The Sox lose the second game 5-4 and pitcher Saul Rogovin goes the distance in a 17-inning game. (Wonder how many pitches he threw?)

7/12/68: Eddie Stanky fired as manager and Al Lopez re-hired.

7/12/79: Disco Demolition Night vs. Detroit

7/12/90: Melido Perez tosses a 6-inning no-hitter in an 8-0 win over the Yankees.


And a question for all the over-40s in the audience. I can't remember him at all (perhaps a late-season call-up?), but in 1975 the Sox actually had a pitcher named Ozzie Osborn who went 3-0 and was later shipped to Atlanta for Ralph Garr?

Don't know about Ozzie Osborn, but Jim Morrison stopped by from France and
put in a few good years for the Sox. The Sox also had Eddie Fisher for a
while.

C-Dawg
07-12-2005, 09:50 PM
Regardless of your feelings on the Disco Demolition matter, I highly recommend the DVD (hopefully still available).

Great interviews and archival footage of both Comiskey and some great radio guys.

Kudos to the LOOP for celebrating the all-important 26th Anniversary of Disco Demolition this past weekend. I'll bet all their DJs had to watch Dahl's 25th Anniversary DVD to learn about the event since most of them either weren't even born yet in 1979 or were living far, far away at the time and likely knew nothing about it.