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Food for Thought

Posted 01-12-2012 at 02:28 PM by October26 (My White Sox Lunchbox)

My family and I emigrated from Cuba in 1971. My parents brought me to the United States seeking a better life. As the oldest daughter in blue-collar, working class family, I was encouraged to focus on my studies and do well in school. My parents were kind and generous people who showered me with love and attention, and rewarded me by taking me to baseball games at Old Comiskey Park. I have been a White Sox fan for as long as I can remember.

When I was 10 years old, the one thing...
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A new curse! How cute!

Posted 10-29-2011 at 10:21 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

As posted in Talking Baseball:

Let's invent a curse! Texas hasn't won in 50 years and they were one strike away twice-will we now see poems, plays, and literary lights moaning and groaning about how woeful and awful and cursed they are, and how there is something glorious and noble in their suffering?

The Curse of JFK-As we know, President Kennedy threw out the first ball before the first game in Senators/Rangers history. He was gunned down on a Dallas street two years...
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Trivia

Posted 10-23-2011 at 01:07 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

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The greatest number of runs scored by one team in a regular season game in the 20th century, accomplished twice.

On June 8, 1950, the Boston Red Sox set the record when they defeated the St. Louis Browns 29-4 at Fenway Park.

On April 23, 1955 the White Sox equaled the record when they slammed the Kansas City A's by a 29-6 score at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City.


Sherm Lollar, Walt Dropo

The two players who played in...
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postseason last raps

Posted 10-20-2011 at 06:35 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 10-23-2011 at 01:07 PM by TommyJohn

White Sox trivia:

Last raps: The final batters of each White Sox postseason series

1906 World Series vs. Chicago Cubs

Frank "Wildfire" Schulte, Cubs
grounded out-1st baseman Jiggs Donahue, unassisted

1917 World Series vs. New York Giants

Lew McCarty, Giants
grounded out-Eddie Collins to Chick Gandil

1919 World Series vs. Cincinnati Reds

"Shoeless" Joe Jackson, White Sox...
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Warning

Posted 07-08-2011 at 07:40 PM by Daver (The Curmudgeonly Scrivener)

So don't say you weren't warned.
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