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Lip Man 1
07-05-2006, 11:55 AM
For the first time a four spot on one day!

July 6, 1933- The first ever All Star Game is played in Comiskey Park. The Sox won a coin flip with the Cubs for the right to host the game that was the idea of Chicago Tribune sports editor ‘Arch’ Ward. The A.L. won the game 4-2 thanks to a home run by Babe Ruth.The Sox representatives in that first game were Jimmy Dykes (3B) and Al Simmons (OF).


July 6, 1954- Virgil ‘Fire’ Trucks throws a one hitter at Detroit beating the Tigers 4-0. It would be the second one hitter thrown by Trucks in a little over two months! On May 1st he beat Boston at Fenway Park, 3-0 with a one hitter!


July 6, 1983-The Golden Anniversary All Star Game is held at Comiskey Park. The A.L. mangles the N.L.13-3 stopping their long losing streak. Chicago native Fred Lynn,of the Angels, gets the game’s first ever grand slam, off the Giants Atlee Hammaker who’d later go on to pitch for the Sox. Ron Kittle who’d go on to win the Rookie Of The Year Award, gets an infield single in the game. He is the Sox lone representative.


July 6, 1999- Chris Singleton becomes the first Sox rookie to ever hit for the cycle when he turns this trick against Kansas City. The Sox would lose the game however, 8-7 in ten innings.

Lip

Soxgirl22
07-05-2006, 11:56 AM
Interesting... except today is the fifth. :smile:

Dan Mega
07-05-2006, 12:05 PM
Interesting... except today is the fifth. :smile:

Lip is ahead of his time.:D:

itsnotrequired
07-05-2006, 12:10 PM
Interesting... except today is the fifth. :smile:

He always posts a day early.

Minnie Me
07-05-2006, 01:44 PM
For the first time a four spot on one day!

July 6, 1933- The first ever All Star Game is played in Comiskey Park. The Sox won a coin flip with the Cubs for the right to host the game that was the idea of Chicago Tribune sports editor ‘Arch’ Ward. The A.L. won the game 4-2 thanks to a home run by Babe Ruth.The Sox representatives in that first game were Jimmy Dykes (3B) and Al Simmons (OF).

July 6, 1954- Virgil ‘Fire’ Trucks throws a one hitter at Detroit beating the Tigers 4-0. It would be the second one hitter thrown by Trucks in a little over two months! On May 1st he beat Boston at Fenway Park, 3-0 with a one hitter!

July 6, 1983-The Golden Anniversary All Star Game is held at Comiskey Park. The A.L. mangles the N.L.13-3 stopping their long losing streak. Chicago native Fred Lynn,of the Angels, gets the game’s first ever grand slam, off the Giants Atlee Hammaker who’d later go on to pitch for the Sox. Ron Kittle who’d go on to win the Rookie Of The Year Award, gets an infield single in the game. He is the Sox lone representative.

July 6, 1999- Chris Singleton becomes the first Sox rookie to ever hit for the cycle when he turns this trick against Kansas City. The Sox would lose the game however, 8-7 in ten innings.

Lip

In 1952 Virgil Trucks pitched two no hitters and got beat 1-0 by Satchel Page!!!
In 1953 and again in 1954 Virgil Trucks pitched 264 innings each year of great baseball on the South Side. He was 35 and 36 years old at the time. He was never the same after this amazing feat. Although he was only on the Sox for a couple of years he has to rate as one of the greatest Sox hurlers.(He beat the Flubs 4-1 in the 1945 Series as well)
With this being the year of Sox vs Trucks, give him the props as being one of the best to wear both the Sox and Tigers uni.

Huisj
07-06-2006, 01:51 AM
July 6, 1999- Chris Singleton becomes the first Sox rookie to ever hit for the cycle when he turns this trick against Kansas City. The Sox would lose the game however, 8-7 in ten innings.




I think I remember Singleton also coming up in the 10th after Sox had fallen behind and after he'd already hit for the cycle, and Hawk said something like, "Chris, what've you done for me lately?" It was funny.

Brian26
07-07-2006, 01:26 PM
July 6, 1999- Chris Singleton becomes the first Sox rookie to ever hit for the cycle when he turns this trick against Kansas City. The Sox would lose the game however, 8-7 in ten innings.

Lip


They showed highlights of this on the board last night. The bleachers in the video were completely empty. Talk about the dark days of White Sox baseball...1999....

Lip Man 1
07-07-2006, 01:32 PM
Brian:

I do pass these along to the Sox themselves...maybe it gives them ideas from time to time.

Lip