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Lip Man 1
07-14-2006, 12:35 PM
Another four spot! :D: (I love crooked numbers...)

July 15, 1963- Sox pitcher Gary Peters, on his way towards being named Co-Rookie Of The Year (with teammate Pete Ward), throws a one hitter in beating the Orioles 4-0. Future Hall Of Fame pitcher Robin Roberts gets the start for Baltimore and gets that team’s only hit. J.C. Martin and Tommy McCraw blast two run home runs for the Sox. Peters would strike out thirteen.

July 15, 1994- ‘Batgate’ comes to Comiskey Park. Indians slugger (and later Sox outfielder / DH) Albert Belle was caught using a corked bat by Sox manager Gene Lamont and was ejected from the game. In order to keep Belle from being suspended further, teammate Jason Grimsley crawls through the air ducts and drops into the umpires room where the bat is being held for examination. Grimsley replaces Belle’s bat with a Paul Sorrento model which tips off everyone of the switch. Belle winds up getting suspended for ten games.

July 15, 2000- It happens again. In the midst of a tremendous first half of the season, with seemingly all the pieces in place for a run to a championship, pitcher Cal Eldred has to take himself out of a game with a bad elbow against the Cardinals. Eldred’s career is basically ruined. Coupled with the loss for a long period of time, of starter James Baldwin, the Sox remaining pitchers are forced into a heavier work load which causes a rash of off season surgery's and bad arms the following season. Starters Mike Sirotka and Jim Parque and relief pitchers Kelly Wunsch and Bob Howry are among those who go under the knife and are never the same again.

July 15, 2003- Sox starter Esteban Loaiza starts the All Star Game being hosted by the White Sox for the fourth time in franchise history. He goes two scoreless innings and gets no decision in the A.L.’s 7-6 come from behind win. He’s joined in the game by teammates Carl Everett and Magglio Ordonez.


Lip

Ballpark Frank
07-14-2006, 01:56 PM
Isn't today the 14th?

voodoochile
07-14-2006, 01:59 PM
Isn't today the 14th?

Yes, but Lip often puts them up a day in advance to give people time to savor them. That's why he includes the date he is refering to.

Lip Man 1
07-14-2006, 02:00 PM
Voodoo:

You very observatory! LOL (I'm working on August even as we speak...or e-mail)

Lip

pdr
07-14-2006, 02:18 PM
July 15, 2003- Sox starter Esteban Loaiza starts the All Star Game being hosted by the White Sox for the third time in franchise history.


Lip

I count 4 times: 1933, 1950, 1983, 2003.

Lip Man 1
07-14-2006, 03:00 PM
PDR:

You're correct many thanks!

Lip

PKalltheway
07-14-2006, 04:31 PM
Another four spot! :D: (I love crooked numbers...)

July 15, 1963- Sox pitcher Gary Peters, on his way towards being named Co-Rookie Of The Year (with teammate Pete Ward), throws a one hitter in beating the Orioles 4-0. Future Hall Of Fame pitcher Robin Roberts gets the start for Baltimore and gets that team’s only hit. J.C. Martin and Tommy McCraw blast two run home runs for the Sox. Peters would strike out thirteen.

July 15, 1994- ‘Batgate’ comes to Comiskey Park. Indians slugger (and later Sox outfielder / DH) Albert Belle was caught using a corked bat by Sox manager Gene Lamont and was ejected from the game. In order to keep Belle from being suspended further, teammate Jason Grimsley crawls through the air ducts and drops into the umpires room where the bat is being held for examination. Grimsley replaces Belle’s bat with a Paul Sorrento model which tips off everyone of the switch. Belle winds up getting suspended for ten games.

July 15, 2000- It happens again. In the midst of a tremendous first half of the season, with seemingly all the pieces in place for a run to a championship, pitcher Cal Eldred has to take himself out of a game with a bad elbow against the Cardinals. Eldred’s career is basically ruined. Coupled with the loss for a long period of time, of starter James Baldwin, the Sox remaining pitchers are forced into a heavier work load which causes a rash of off season surgery's and bad arms the following season. Starters Mike Sirotka and Jim Parque and relief pitchers Kelly Wunsch and Bob Howry are among those who go under the knife and are never the same again.

July 15, 2003- Sox starter Esteban Loaiza starts the All Star Game being hosted by the White Sox for the fourth time in franchise history. He goes two scoreless innings and gets no decision in the A.L.’s 7-6 come from behind win. He’s joined in the game by teammates Carl Everett and Magglio Ordonez.


Lip
That 2000 team was so good....I was convinced that they were going to make the World Series that year. Oh well, good things come to those who wait!:D: