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Games and Moments July 24, 1968

Posted 03-05-2017 at 09:48 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 03-05-2017 at 01:22 PM by TommyJohn

Games and Moments
July 24, 1968
vs. Oakland A's
at White Sox Park

Al Lopez quickly became the calm aftermath of the storm that was Eddie Stanky. Coaches were moved back to their own dressing room, the petty fines stopped and the clubhouse media ban was lifted with the words "you boys are always welcome."

Then, more luck took over. Just 11 days into his second tenure as Sox pilot, Lopez was felled with an attack of appendicitis. Off to the hospital...
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Games and Moments July 11, 1968

Posted 03-04-2017 at 04:20 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 03-04-2017 at 04:40 PM by TommyJohn

Games and Moments
July 11,1968
vs. New York Yankees
at County Stadium, Milwaukee

Eddie Stanky continued to be the center of the s***storm that was the White Sox' 1968 season.

The skipper had rumored clashes with veterans Tommie Davis and Luis Aparicio; along with General Manager Ed Short. The GM objected to Stanky barring reporters from the clubhouse, with the two getting into an argument over it.

Stanky also barred his players from speaking...
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Games and Moments June 11, 1968

Posted 02-26-2017 at 01:02 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
June 11, 1968
vs. New York Yankees
at Yankee Stadium

By this point in the season, Eddie Stanky was all but a raving maniac. The Brat did not take losing well, and the Sox' bad start and inability to extract itself from the resulting quagmire ate away at him.

His first act was to blame the media for the team's bad play and he barred them from the Sox clubhouse. Next he tried to motivate the players by introducing a series of petty fines...
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Games and Moments May 26, 1968

Posted 02-25-2017 at 04:58 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
May 26, 1968
vs. New York Yankees
at Yankee Stadium

Ladies and Gentlemen, today's starting lineup for your Chicago White Sox:

1 .Berry, cf
2. Voss, rf
3. Ward, 3b
4. McCraw, 1b
5. Davis, lf
6. Peters, p
7. Josephson, c
8. Aparicio, ss
9. Cullen, 2b

This was the notorious game in which Eddie Stanky, in an effort to shake...
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Games and Moments May 15, 1968

Posted 02-23-2017 at 10:14 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
May 15, 1968
vs. California Angels
at County Stadium, Milwaukee

Sox take the field this night against the Angels in the first of nine games that they would play in Milwaukee this season. Tommy John takes the mound and goes seven innings, giving up one run. He exits with the game tied.

The Angels score twice in the 8th off reliever and loser Bob Locker. Tommy McCraw hits his 2nd home run of the season.

The 4-2 loss drops...
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