White Sox Interactive Forums
Forums Home  

Welcome
Go Back   White Sox Interactive Forums > Blogs
Home Chat Stats Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read


General Category
Old

Games and Moments April 10, 1968

Posted 02-18-2017 at 02:33 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
April 10, 1968
vs. Cleveland Indians
at White Sox Park

The White Sox give themselves a facelift over the winter in an effort to beef up the offense-Tommie Agee and Al Weis are sent to the Mets for Tommie Davis, Don Buford is swapped to the Orioles for Russ Snyder and south side favorite Luis Aparicio. The trades alter the complexion of the team, seemingly for the better. The Sox are a preseason pick of many prognosticators to win the AL pennant. ...
WSI Church Elder
Views 3 Comments 0 TommyJohn is offline
Old

Games and Moments September 29, 1967

Posted 02-18-2017 at 02:31 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
September 29, 1967
vs. Washington Senators
at White Sox Park

This game, and one crucial play in particular, was the entire White Sox season in microcosm.

The team limped home in shock after the stunning doubleheader loss to the A's that Wednesday. The expected celebratory homecoming turned into a somber occasion. They took the field that night in front of 12,665 diehards needing to win all three against the Senators just to tie for the...
WSI Church Elder
Views 3 Comments 0 TommyJohn is offline
Old

Games and Moments September 27, 1967

Posted 02-18-2017 at 02:25 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
September 27, 1967
vs. Kansas City A's
at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City

The 1967 White Sox were truly in the catbird's seat. Sure, they were in 2nd place, a game back at the close of play on the 24th, but they had just swept the Twins, who were also fighting for their pennant lives, and now headed to Kansas City to face the A's. KC was sitting at 60-95 and was playing out the string, not only for the season, but in their city. The team was preparing...
WSI Church Elder
Views 6 Comments 0 TommyJohn is offline
Old

Games and Moments September 24, 1967

Posted 02-18-2017 at 02:23 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
September 24, 1967
vs. Cleveland Indians
at Municipal Stadium

"All year long, the critics have discounted the guts of this team" manager Eddie Stanky said at one point during the great 1967 pennant chase. He was right. The team had bounced back from two seeming knockout punches-the stunning 7-3 loss to Detroit, then a three game losing streak that knocked them 3 games back with 16 left to play.

Next came a three game set with...
WSI Church Elder
Views 5 Comments 0 TommyJohn is offline
Old

Games and Moments September 9, 1967

Posted 02-18-2017 at 02:17 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
September 9, 1967
vs. Detroit Tigers
at White Sox Park

Yee-owwwwch. This one hurt. This one was epic. This was potentially crushing.

The Sox fall out of 1st on 9/7 when they are idle and both the Twins and Red Sox win that day.

The next day, the Tigers roll to town and keep the Sox down with a win. On Saturday the 9th the two teams meet in a nationally televised NBC Game of the Week.

The Sox score three runs...
WSI Church Elder
Views 4 Comments 0 TommyJohn is offline



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:44 AM.




Design by: Michelle

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Site-specific editorial/photos Copyright ©2001 - 2008 White Sox Interactive. All rights reserved.