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He's not wild about Harry

Posted 02-15-2018 at 09:07 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

He's Not Wild About Harry

Bill Melton had had a bad year in 1974. He started the season in a slump and at one point in June his average had dropped to .199. He was among the favorite targets of broadcaster Harry Caray. At the end of the season he admitted that he was upset that the Sox had traded for Ron Santo and wanted out. He then revealed that he had played "horsefeathers" until June hoping to force a trade. The admission did not endear him to Sox fans.

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July 20,1975

Posted 02-15-2018 at 09:03 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

July 20,1975
vs. Milwaukee Brewers
at White Sox Park

It was Jersey Day at White Sox Park, and 24,719 turned out on a beautiful, sunny Sunday to see the scheduled Sox-Brewers doubleheader and to collect a replica Sox jersey with the Aamco Transmissions label on the back. I was among the people streaming in, along with my father, brother, sister and cousin. I clutched my souvenir jersey given to me by a lady who smiled as she handed it out (Number 51-Terry Forster)and walked...
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July 17,1975

Posted 02-14-2018 at 09:03 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

July 17,1975
vs. Detroit Tigers
at White Sox Park

The Sox kick off the second half of the season with a Thursday afternoon doubleheader against the Tigers. Wilbur Wood draws the starting assignment for game 1, meaning that this will be the second straight game that he starts, having started the last game before the All-Star break.

Wilbur takes the mound and once again shows flashes of the old Wilbur. He cuts through the Tiger lineup for two innings before Ron...
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July 13,1975

Posted 02-12-2018 at 08:29 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-12-2018 at 09:32 PM by TommyJohn

July 13,1975
vs. Milwaukee Brewers
at Milwaukee County Stadium

Wilbur Wood wasn't having the best year. He stumbled out of the gate at 0-4 before winning his first game of the season. At one point he was 3-10 with an ERA of 5.74. Sox fan feelings about Wilbur were possibly summed up in the person who wrote the Tribune to complain that Chuck Tanner's habit of starting Wood every two days was finally catching up to him.

Wood started to put it together and was...
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June 30,1975

Posted 02-11-2018 at 01:03 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-12-2018 at 08:36 PM by TommyJohn

June 30,1975
vs. Oakland A's
at White Sox Park

The Sox continue to stay hot. The 8-3 win over Fergie and the Rangers completed a three game sweep, and they took three more from the Royals to run their winning streak to 8 and allowed them to escape from the AL West cellar. Maybe these Sox had some grit and fight in them after all.

The A's came into town in 1st place riding an 8 game winning streak of their own. The matchup promised to be a good one-the improving...
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