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Tanner Scheppers

On Saturday, when the Oakland Raiders host the Houston Texans (yes, I know it’s football), the starting QB for the Raiders will be Connor Cook. Connor will be the first rookie in NFL history to have his first career start … Continue reading

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Harmon’s Red Chair

A number of years ago, my wife and I stayed at a hotel in Bloomington, MN across from the Mall of America. We had tickets to a Sox-Twins game and the lower level of the mall has a transportation center with … Continue reading

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Independence Day at The Cell

The Sox celebrated Independence Day with many tributes to our military — active personnel and retired.   The First Pitch was thrown by Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro (to Carlos Rodon). Here’s a link to a 2010 ABC News story about Israel. … Continue reading

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“Moonlight” Graham Day

Today is Moonlight Graham Day. ———- Archibald Wright “Moonlight” Graham was a baseball player who played one inning in the majors for the New York Giants on June 29, 1905 — but did not get to bat. He entered the game … Continue reading

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Punch A.J. Campaign

Ten years ago today, Michael Barrett punched A.J. Pierzynski after a collision at home plate sparking brawl. A.J had scored on a sacrifice fly to left and he took out Barrett who was blocking the plate without the ball (legal … Continue reading

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Sox Christmas Cards

For a number of years, the White Sox have sent out Christmas Cards to their Season Ticket Holders. Here’s one from a few years ago. Front of Card                             Inside of Card       In recent years, the Sox have gone digital — This … Continue reading

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White Sox Retain Cup

Today, the White Sox guaranteed a successful season by beating the Cubs to retain the Coveted Crosstown Cup. Thank you Chris Sale. Like the older, less-coveted Ryder Cup, whoever owns the cup can retain it by splitting the matches.   … Continue reading

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PITCHf/x

Automated Strike Zone Baseball In case you missed it, a computer was used recently to call balls and strikes in a minor league baseball game. The PITCHf/x system, created by Sportvision, is in every MLB ballpark and is used on … Continue reading

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White Flag Trade

Today is the MLB Trade Deadline. Of course, the most infamous trade deadline deal made by the White Sox was the “White Flag Trade” on July 31, 1997. Despite being only 3 ½ games behind Cleveland, the Sox traded 3 major … Continue reading

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Southpaw Wore a Toga

Last night was Greek Heritage Night at The Cell. Southpaw Wore a Toga. Of course, Southpaw always dresses for the occasion. Here are a few pictures of Southpaw from Elvis Night, Mullet Night, Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Halloween, Fourth … Continue reading

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