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1974 offseason 2

Posted 01-29-2018 at 07:38 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 09-07-2019 at 07:51 AM by TommyJohn

Dick Allen was determined to play for the White Sox in 1975. He pleaded with Hemond to bring him back, even though he was the property of the Braves and the interleague trading deadline had passed. In desperation Allen charged the White Sox with depriving him of making a living by trading him to a team for whom he did not want to play. The players said they would gladly take him back if he apologized for walking out on them before the season was over.

Tanner and Hemond finally agreed...
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1974 offseason

Posted 01-29-2018 at 07:35 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 07-05-2018 at 07:33 PM by TommyJohn

The White Sox had power enough to go around this season. They hit 135 home runs to lead the American league for the first time in their history. Dick Allen hit 32 to lead the team and league, his second AL Home Run Crown in three years, despite hitting his last home run on August 16 and playing his last game on September 8. Allen also sported 88 RBI and a .301 average.

Bill Melton overcame his midseason slump to hit 21 home runs and bat .242. Ken Henderson came back from his knee...
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