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BlackHat91
02-20-2008, 04:37 AM
Why do we never see this during the regular season? That's one inter-league matchup I'd love to see.

BlackHat91
02-20-2008, 04:41 AM
BTW, a Google search of "White Sox Brewers" came up with this blast from the past game recap from 1990:

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE4DA1130F935A3575BC0A9669582 60

RedHeadPaleHoser
02-20-2008, 06:32 AM
Forget interleague - check the Royals for Brewers AL trade thread.

DumpJerry
02-20-2008, 07:57 AM
Why do we never see this during the regular season? That's one inter-league matchup I'd love to see.
Bud doesn't want his old team embarrassed.

PeoriaSoxFan
02-20-2008, 08:26 AM
I totally agree with the premise of this thread. I would rather have them in the mix than play the Cubs six times. Also, why do we play Pittsburgh every year? I should be grateful, but I don't get the fact that we are now playing them three years in a row. The Brewers a former division rival and we never see them, despite the fact they are less than 90 miles away.

SOXPHILE
02-20-2008, 10:18 AM
I totally agree with the premise of this thread. I would rather have them in the mix than play the Cubs six times. Also, why do we play Pittsburgh every year? I should be grateful, but I don't get the fact that we are now playing them three years in a row. The Brewers a former division rival and we never see them, despite the fact they are less than 90 miles away.

Actually, before they made the switch to the NL in 1998, the Brewers were in the old A.L. East along with the Tigers, Red Sox, Yankees, Orioles, Indians and Blue Jays. The White Sox were in the West, along with the Mariners, Angels, A's, Rangers, Twins, & Royals.

ZombieRob
02-20-2008, 10:35 AM
Actually, before they made the switch to the NL in 1998, the Brewers were in the old A.L. East along with the Tigers, Red Sox, Yankees, Orioles, Indians and Blue Jays. The White Sox were in the West, along with the Mariners, Angels, A's, Rangers, Twins, & Royals.
They Still played 12 times a year if I remember correctly. Royals and Brewers were a bigtime rivalry in the 70's early 80's

sox1970
02-20-2008, 10:39 AM
They Still played 12 times a year if I remember correctly. Royals and Brewers were a bigtime rivalry in the 70's early 80's

Yes, the AL played 4 series against every other team in the league. One weekday/one weekend series home and away. What a concept.

ZombieRob
02-20-2008, 11:14 AM
Yes, the AL played 4 series against every other team in the league. One weekday/one weekend series home and away. What a concept.
Miss those days.I know interleague draws numbers, but I truly hate it. I'd rather see the Sox play more A.L teams than the N.L .

btrain929
02-20-2008, 11:48 AM
Because the White Sox vs Pirates is a bigger draw, of course.

chisoxmike
02-20-2008, 11:55 AM
That's one inter-league matchup I'd love to see.

Why?

I don't get the Brewers love on this site.

Beer Can Chicken
02-20-2008, 12:36 PM
Why?

I don't get the Brewers love on this site.

Old rivals, good road trip.
I personally think it should be an annual series. I never understood why the Brewers and Selig never pushed for it seeing as a major selling point of interleague play was to create local rivalries. Plus, a weekday SOX series in Milwaukee would draw tons of people. I'd love 1 Cubs, 1 Brewers instead of 2 Cubs/season.

WhiteSoxJunkie
02-21-2008, 09:44 PM
Actually, before they made the switch to the NL in 1998, the Brewers were in the old A.L. East along with the Tigers, Red Sox, Yankees, Orioles, Indians and Blue Jays. The White Sox were in the West, along with the Mariners, Angels, A's, Rangers, Twins, & Royals.

From 94-97, the AL Central had the White Sox, Brewers, Royals, Twins, and Indians. So they were division rivals for four years.

Sad
02-22-2008, 09:54 AM
Old rivals, good road trip.
I personally think it should be an annual series. I never understood why the Brewers and Selig never pushed for it seeing as a major selling point of interleague play was to create local rivalries. Plus, a weekday SOX series in Milwaukee would draw tons of people. I'd love 1 Cubs, 1 Brewers instead of 2 Cubs/season.

couldn't agree more...
can't remember how many old Brewers - SOX games I attended

seems like a no-brainer to me... but then we are talking Bud Selig :rolleyes:

KenBerryGrab
02-22-2008, 10:13 AM
That rivalry was fierce. More than a couple of times we almost got into dustups at County Stadium, especially in the later '80s-early '90s when the Sox owned them.

Chicken Dinner
02-22-2008, 10:19 AM
Old rivals, good road trip.
I personally think it should be an annual series. I never understood why the Brewers and Selig never pushed for it seeing as a major selling point of interleague play was to create local rivalries. Plus, a weekday SOX series in Milwaukee would draw tons of people. I'd love 1 Cubs, 1 Brewers instead of 2 Cubs/season.

It's not good for TV and what FOX wants, FOX gets.

rookieroy
02-22-2008, 10:21 AM
I've been saying this for years. I'm dying to go to Milwaukee to see the Sox play. For the life of me, I don't understand why this doesn't happen every year. You know the players and staff would love to make a 90 mile drive instead of all the airplane/hotel crap that needs to be dealt with on long trips. I understand that still needs to be dealt with, but, it is minimal.

Same goes for St.Louis. We should be playing there or vice versa. Makes no sense to me. How 'bout it Brooks? What gives?

russ99
02-22-2008, 10:23 AM
That rivalry was fierce. More than a couple of times we almost got into dustups at County Stadium, especially in the later '80s-early '90s when the Sox owned them.

Isn't that where Tony Phillips had his legendary dust-up?

Edit: Yup! http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F06E4DC1339F934A25756C0A9609582 60

KenBerryGrab
02-22-2008, 11:21 AM
Isn't that where Tony Phillips had his legendary dust-up?

Edit: Yup! http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F06E4DC1339F934A25756C0A9609582 60


DUDE! I was there that day. VERY testy in the stands.

asg2003ws2005
02-22-2008, 11:55 AM
at the very least, let's have an exhibition series there. we havent had a game there since 2005.

billcissell
02-22-2008, 04:14 PM
Agree. Sox and Brewers had a fierce rivalry going in the late 80s, early 90s. It was a lot of fun going up to old Country Stadium for a weekend series. Thousands of Sox faithful would make the pilgramage up north. I believe we outnumbered Brewer fans on a few nights up there.

Sox-Pirates? Does nothing for me. But I would like to see the Sox and Brewers play. And I'd love to have a good reason to visit Miller Park.

Law11
02-22-2008, 04:48 PM
I think the last time I saw the Sox up there was an exhibition game a few years ago just before the season started. There were tons of sox fans up there just for that one game..

I like many miss heading up there for the Sox games... Some of the best weekends I ever had were the roadtrips for the sox games in brew town.