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Lip Man 1
09-01-2007, 12:43 PM
September 2, 1918 - In a season ending double header at Detroit. "Buck" Weaver rapped out 8 hits in 10 at bats. The 1918 season ended early because of World War I. The Sox would lose both games, 11 - 5 and 7 - 3.

September 2, 1930 - In a game at Comiskey Park, Sox 3rd baseman Boze Berger and outfielder Mike Kreevich led of the Sox half of the first with back to back home runs. It was the first time that ever happened in team history. The Sox beat Boston 4 - 2.

September 2, 1970 - One of the key dates in franchise history as Roland Hemond is hired to rebuild the franchise. The club lost a record 106 games in 1970. The very next year they would improve by 23 games and by 1972 would be a legitimate title contender.

September 2, 1995 - Tim Raines has his American League record of forty consecutive steals snapped when he’s thrown out in the 3rd inning. Toronto’s Randy Knorr is the man who threw him out.

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