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September 7,1973

Posted 11-19-2017 at 10:48 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

September 7,1973
vs. Minnesota Twins
at Metropolitan Stadium

On the same night that the White Sox shelved Dick Allen for the season, they lost to the Tigers to hit 59-69, their lowest point in the season. Tanner and Hemond wrote off the season and made the decision to give more playing time to fresh faced rookies like Brian Downing, Jerry Hairston, Bill Sharp and Bucky Dent to see what they could produce.

Lo and behold, the young Sox reached deep within themselves...
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August 26,1973

Posted 11-19-2017 at 10:45 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-10-2018 at 07:29 PM by TommyJohn

August 26,1973
vs. Detroit Tigers
at White Sox Park

In mid-August, around the time the Sox were sinking further down in the standings, the Minnesota Twins surprised the baseball world by asking waivers on their veteran pitcher Jim Kaat.

Kaat had been with the Twins since 1959, when they were the Washington Senators (he had made his big league debut against the Go-Go Sox that year) and along with Harmon Killebrew was the last of the original Senators still...
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