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June 26,1976

Posted 03-23-2018 at 07:25 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 08-18-2019 at 09:30 AM by TommyJohn

June 26,1976
vs. Texas Rangers
at Arlington Stadium

The White Sox always had a collection of "hard luck" pitchers-hurlers who go out to the mound and give up, say, 1 run on three hits only to walk off the field a 1-0 loser. Billy Pierce was the "hard luck" guy in the 1950s, always seeming to come out on the losing end of a 1-0 score. The 1960s saw Joel Horlen and Gary Peters constantly giving up one run and getting either a loss or a no-decision....
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June 22,1976

Posted 03-23-2018 at 06:19 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 08-18-2019 at 09:29 AM by TommyJohn

June 22,1976
vs. Kansas City Royals
at Royals Stadium

The White Sox went to KC to meet up with the first place Royals, who were threatening to dethrone five-time AL West champ Oakland, who was lagging 9 1/2 games behind. The Sox mercifully put their 10 game losing streak to a stop with a 11 inning, 2-1 win on the 21st.

The next night Jesse Jefferson took the mound for a rare start, carrying a line of 1-2 and an ERA of 6.83. His mound opponent was Steve...
WSI Church Elder
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