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In honor of actor Andy Garcia and his (unintentionally) hilarious reaction to Sofia (Mary Corleone) Coppola's death scene in "The Godfather, Part III."

1964 White Sox vs. 1969 Cubs "World Series" Game 1

Posted 07-12-2009 at 10:40 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 07-12-2009 at 10:56 PM by TommyJohn

There are only so many "game summaries" I can post in "newspaper" form and only so many times I can poke fun of Sox fan-Cub fan stereotypes before the jokes get old. So for this one I'll just post some game stats and a few "tidbits."

Game 1 "Why Us? Series"


1969 Cubs

Don Kessinger, SS
Glenn Beckert, 2B
Billy Williams, LF
Ron Santo, 3B
Ernie Banks, 1B
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Posted 07-07-2009 at 07:37 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

....HATE THE PHRASE "WALK-OFF"!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HATE IT! HATE IT! HATE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That is all.
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This date in Knights history

Posted 07-04-2009 at 12:10 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 10-21-2009 at 09:08 PM by TommyJohn

July 4, 1950-Pitcher Danny Wilson becomes the second black player and first black pitcher in New Orleans Knight history when he debuts in the first game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies before a packed house of 54,955 at Brennan Park, one of the largest crowds in the stadium's history.

Wilson's contract had been purchased by Jeremiah Brennan from the Birmingham Black Barons for $50,000. He had been playing in th minors, with the plan to call him up in 1951. An injury...
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the game

Posted 07-04-2009 at 10:37 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-06-2010 at 06:50 PM by TommyJohn

Thread on White Sox fan message board:

This Date in White Sox History:

October 5, 1964 The White Sox hook up with the Yankees in a one-game playoff at Comiskey Park to decide the AL pennant after both teams finish the season in a 99-63 tie. Al Lopez taps lefty Juan Pizarro to start the game, Yankee manager Yogi Berra rolls the dice and goes with Whitey Ford on two days' rest in an effort to neutralize a White Sox hitting "attack" that couldn't hit left handers....
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1964 playoff

Posted 07-03-2009 at 01:50 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 01-07-2016 at 05:29 PM by TommyJohn

Excerpt from SOX! A Fan's Memoir by Dick Dopey (Diamond Communications, South Bend, IN. 2006)

My entire neighborhood was abuzz with excitement that weekend when the White Sox tied the Yankees, which would mean a one game playoff for the pennant. I was the envy of every kid on my block when I announced that my mom had scored three tickets for the game, and I would be playing hooky from school in order to attend the game with my mother and four year old brother. Even then, I was superior...
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