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Lip Man 1
07-02-2007, 12:13 PM
July 3, 1922 - Sox pitcher Ted Blankenship makes his big league debut in a big way. Blankenship relieves starter Ferdie Schupp in the 2nd inning of a game against Detroit. Heíd pitch 12 innings before losing the game in the 14th. The final score was 7 - 6.

July 3, 1976 - Itís the first morning start for a game in the history of Comiskey Park as the Sox host Texas. The first pitch is delivered at 10:30 AM. The Sox didnít care much for the novelty as they lost 3 - 0 to Nellie Briles, getting only three hits.

July 3, 1993 - Former Sox announcer and Hall Of Fame pitcher Don Drysdale is found dead in his hotel room in Montreal of a heart condition. Drysdale, then a Dodgers announcer, worked for the Sox mostly on television from 1982 through 1987. His broadcast partner Ken "Hawk" Harrelson broke down on air, while making the announcement during the Sox 9 - 6 loss to the Orioles at Comiskey Park that evening.