Great great pick up by the club. Won 20 games one year, threw two one hitters within a month or so of each other.
June 14, 1953 - The Sox acquire pitcher Virgil “Fire” Trucks in a five player deal with the Browns. Trucks would fire a pair of one hitters and win 20 games during his time on the South Side.
May 1, 1954 - Sox pitcher Virgil “Fire” Trucks tosses a one hitter in beating the Red Sox 3-0. The only hit he allowed came in the 6th inning, a single by future White Sox outfielder Billy Goodman. It was the first of his pair of one-hitters for the 1954 season.
July 6, 1954 - Virgil “Fire” Trucks throws a one hitter at Detroit beating the Tigers 4-0. It would be the second one hitter thrown by Trucks in a little over two months! On May 1st he beat Boston at Fenway Park, 3-0 with a one hitter.