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1973 Offseason Pt. 2

Posted 12-11-2017 at 07:29 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 03-24-2018 at 08:11 AM by TommyJohn

The 1973 White Sox may not have been a success on the field, but they were at the gate. Buoyed by preseason expectations and the fast 27-15 start, the Sox' final attendance for the season came to 1,302,527, their highest total since they last defended the AL pennant in 1960. They also had increased attendance four years running for the first time since 1942-45. It was also 807,172 more than the woebegone 1970 team had drawn. AT the very least they seemed to be on doing well in terms of drawing fans...
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1973 Offseason

Posted 12-11-2017 at 07:28 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

1973 Offseason

The 1973 season was supposed to be the one where the Chicago White Sox were to rise fully triumphant from the near-franchise destroying debacle of 1968-70, most especially 1970's 56-106 mark. Instead, they took an injury-riddled step back in a season that exposed many of the team's weaknesses-lack of pitching, lack of depth, lack of money to properly pay its players. And now, in this offseason, they were about to become part of a soap opera plotline that began to develop...
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