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Lip Man 1
08-26-2007, 01:24 PM
August 27, 1910 - Comiskey Park hosts the first night game ever played in a major league stadium as two Chicago amateur clubs play before 3,500 fans. 19 arc lights were strung up along the perimeter of the field accomplish it.

August 27, 1911 - "Big" Ed Walsh fires a no hitter against the Red Sox at Comiskey Park. Itís the first time a Sox pitcher throws a no hitter in that stadium. The future Hall Of Famer would go on to become an umpire after he retires.

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