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September 6,1975

Posted Yesterday at 02:43 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

September 6,1975
vs. Minnesota Twins
at White Sox Park

The Sox continued to stink up the field as a team, but some players were having standout seasons. Three of them shone in this game.

Jim Kaat took the mound this night going for his 20th win of the season.This was actually Kaat's second attempt at number 20, his first one had ended in a loss to Kansas City.

He received help from another player having a good year, Jorge Orta. Kaat's...
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August 29,1975

Posted Yesterday at 02:40 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

August 29,1975
vs. Baltimore Orioles
at Memorial Stadium

The White Sox continue to slog through August at a sluggish, slightly below .500 pace. The hot streak of July that pushed them to .500 respectability is long past and forgotten and the team is sitting at 64-68 going into this game.

The Sox wasted no time getting things going against Oriole starter Ross Grimsley. Ken Henderson, whose batting average was in the .250 range, started things off by teeing...
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August 10,1975

Posted 02-19-2018 at 08:37 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-22-2018 at 05:36 PM by TommyJohn

August 10,1975
vs. Baltimore Orioles
at White Sox Park

Five days after announcing the fan vote on whether they wanted to keep the Sox or see the A's move to town, Rick Talley announced the preliminary totals, and it wasn't even close.

"White Sox fans would prefer to see the current team remain, rather than see the world champion Oakland A's come to town." Talley wrote. The "Keep the White Sox" choice led the "Bring the A's to...
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July 24,1975

Posted 02-18-2018 at 10:14 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-19-2018 at 08:19 AM by TommyJohn

July 24,1975
vs. New York Yankees
at White Sox Park

Lost in all the off-the-field turmoil involving Harry Caray's criticisms and John Allyn's financial ledger was the fact that there was still a schedule of games to be played.

The steadily improving White Sox took the field this Thursday to match up against the Yankees in a Thursday afternoon doubleheader in front of a modest crowd of 13,910.

Wilbur Wood took the mound for game one and once again...
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The Chicago A's?

Posted 02-17-2018 at 09:14 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

A July 30,1975 Tribune article authored by Dave Condon started with an ominous headline: "Will A's Become the White Sox of '76?"

Condon's story went on to say that MLB had a solution for the Sox' financial situation in mind: move the team to Seattle, where a brand-new, domed stadium awaited, and shift another team to 35th and Shields to take its place. The team would be renamed the White Sox in order to ensure franchise continuity. The team Condon named as the one that MLB...
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