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Games and Moments June 10, 1970

Posted 06-11-2017 at 10:57 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments

June 10, 1970
vs. Boston Red Sox
at White Sox Park

The 1970 White Sox lost games in a variety of ways-they lost the close ones, they lost the blowouts. They lost in 9 innings and extras. They lost due to bad fielding, bad hitting and bad pitching. Their ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory was almost exquisite in its execution. If that ability is an art, the 1970 White Sox were true Michelangelos, with the entire field being their...
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Games and Moments May 8, 1970

Posted 06-11-2017 at 10:54 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments

May 8, 1970
vs. Baltimore Orioles
at Memorial Stadium

Just when you thought it was safe to believe in the White Sox again...

The 11-13 Pale Hose go to Baltimore trying to claw their way back to .500 respectability. It doesn't go well for them, and for one player in particular.

Bill Melton was struggling at this point in the season. Not with the bat, mind you. He had 3 HRs and a .326 average.

His defense...
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Games and Moments May 6,1970

Posted 06-01-2017 at 07:16 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
May 6,1970
vs. Cleveland Indians
at White Sox Park

The Sox actually bounce back from the Baltimore bombing to take four of their next five. Included in these wins is a 13-6 win over the Tigers. The Sox trail in the game 4-2 before erupting for 8 runs in the 6th en route to the win.

The team is also hitting. The offensive woes of previous years seem to be all but cured. They have three hitters in the AL Top 10 (Hopkins, McCraw and Aparicio)...
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Games and Moments April 29,1970

Posted 06-01-2017 at 07:13 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Games and Moments
April 29, 1970
vs. Baltimore Orioles
at White Sox Park

Oof.

Some days, you just shouldn't get out of bed.

You know you have to, though, because there is money to be made and bills to be paid. So you get up and slog your way through the day, grousing the whole time that it's going to be lousy.. And usually, it is.

The 1970 White Sox were probably going through the "don't wanna go to work" stage by this...
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Hey, what about us?

Posted 05-25-2017 at 09:18 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-26-2017 at 07:42 AM by TommyJohn

Chicago Tribune
Sound Off, Sports Fans!
April 11, 1970

"I DON'T like the way some of the broadcasting stations have ignored the White Sox. WGN and WLS did previews on the Cubs for 1970, but not the Sox. Just because the Sox had an off-year last season doesn't mean they should be forgotten. In past years, when the Cubs were in the second division, the stations found air time for them. I don't want to take anything away from the Cubs, but there still are a lot of people...
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