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Games and Moments August 11, 1969

Posted 04-29-2017 at 11:01 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments

August 11, 1969
vs. Mortar Barrel
at Camp Pendleton, Ca.

Carlos May was, no doubt about it, the find of the year, nay, the decade for the White Sox. The outfielder from Alabama took the South Side by storm in 1969, homering twice on Opening Day, then proceeding to blast AL pitching to pieces. By May 16th, he had 10 home runs. On June 24th, he hit his 15th of the season.

He cooled off a bit, home run-wise, but was, along with...
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Games and Moments July 20, 1969

Posted 04-29-2017 at 10:59 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments

July 20, 1969
vs. Kansas City Royals
at White Sox Park

Walt Williams strode to the plate to lead off the bottom of the 7th inning of Game 1 of a Sunday doubleheader. The Sox were trailing 5-4 and hoping to get a rally going. On the mound stood well-traveled Moe Drabowsky of the Royals. Moe wound up and fired one plateward. At 3:17PM Walt slapped the pitch into right field for a single.

At that, the centerfield "Monster"...
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Games and Moments June 24, 1969

Posted 04-17-2017 at 07:20 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 04-26-2017 at 07:28 AM by TommyJohn

Games and Moments

June 24, 1969
vs. Seattle Pilots
at Sick's Stadium

The Sox continue their west coast swing with a stop in Seattle for a four spot, starting with a twi-night doubleheader this night.

The Sox take the first one 6-4, with Wilbur Wood getting the win in relief. It was in the second game, though, that the fireworks flew.

In this game, the M&M Boys (May and Melton) continued to lay waste to AL pitching.

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Games and Moments June 20, 1969

Posted 04-15-2017 at 12:11 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 06-13-2017 at 11:56 AM by TommyJohn

Games and Moments

June 20, 1969
vs. California Angels
at Anaheim Stadium

It figures that once the White Sox got the hitting they so sorely lacked in previous seasons, the once-star pitching staff would give out.

Joel Horlen and Tommy John were actually reliable at this point. The lowered mound, astroturf infield and not-so-great defense caused their ERAs to take a bit of a hit, but they still had their good games. Gary Peters, however, was in his...
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Games and Moments June 2, 1969

Posted 04-08-2017 at 11:09 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 04-18-2017 at 06:47 PM by TommyJohn

Games and Moments

June 2, 1969
vs. Boston Red Sox
at Fenway Park

King Carlos does it again!

The Sox are treading within a few games of .500 (19-22) going into this Monday night contest in Beantown.

Boston takes a 4-0 lead off starter Joel Horlen; three of those runs are driven in on home runs by Carl Yastrzemski and Rico Petrocelli.

The Sox wait until the top of the 8th to do something about it. Tommy McCraw singles with...
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