The roots of the White Sox were forged on this day, long, long ago. Also, a big, moody masher came to town.
A good and a bad day for White Sox acquisitions, as Roland Hemond made a killer trade and Bill Veeck a free-agent flop.
In an exhaustive interview, the Hall of Fame manager looks back at his time with the White Sox … and the one time he was close to returning.
The miraculous Dick Allen was honored as AL MVP, on this day 47 years ago.
An exhaustive world tour begins for the South Siders.
It was not a pretty 10 years for the Chicago White Sox. Can you recall enough South Side standouts to even fill an All-Decade roster?
A team nabbing the top three finishes in the MVP voting? Go-Go Sox!
Goodbye to one of our greatest managers … hello to one of our all-time greats.
A massive trade, and two huge, unanimous awards mark the day.
Today, a big win for a World Series champion manager.
The highlight of Jerry Manuel’s five-year run in Chicago came in 2000, with an ultimate award.
A momentous day for Ozzie Guillén, whose World Series hangover cleared just in time to be named White Sox manager.
Notable manager news: one award-winner, one great hire.
A big win for the winningest pitcher of the early 1990s.
Well … we had to come up with something for this day, although if you didn’t know better, this series is … trending downward.
One out of two is pretty bad, SI.
Some hardware for both Early Wynn and Jeff Torborg highlight the day.
Two huge hires, 30 years apart, led to big stretches of White Sox success.
It was the celebration we all had waited our entire lives for.
A busy day in White Sox history is headlined by the news that we all waited our lifetimes for.
Geoff Blum got it done — with a save from Mark Buehrle.
Nineteen years ago today, the White Sox installed the architect of the 2005 champions as GM.
Another miracle day, marked by two homers — one expected and one most improbable.
A glorious win in the opener of the 2005 World Series, 14 years ago today.
Happy birthday, Soupy!
Another outright steal for Frank Lane.
Ladies and gentlemen, eight years after hitting No. 1, rocking Comiskey Park, it’s … Steam!
Happy 50th birthday, Chris Tremie!
Paul Konerko’s unassisted out at first clinched a fourth straight win, fourth straight complete game, and World Series berth in 2005.
World title No. 2 is in the books!
A historic, unique, first-time World Series win for the White Sox!
Pat Kelly was so good with the White Sox, he turned a 0.0 bWAR season in 1973 into an All-Star Game appearance.
It was the dropped third strike heard ’round the world.
Where it all began for the White Sox … and where Jeff Torborg’s successful reign ended.
It was an American Invasion, as the White Sox and Giants hit Liverpool.
A “popular and well-known team,” the 1910s White Sox, threw it all away for a little bit of money — and we live with their original sin to this day.
One devastating loss, and one season-saving win, in postseasons 74 years apart.
Heartbreak in 1983 … hope in 1993.
El Duque forever! An INCREDIBLE pitching performance from Orlando Hernandez highlights the day.
Heartbreaking losses, including two late pennant eliminations in the 1900s, mark the day.
Three playoff games (two wins!) but One Massive Retirement highlight the day.
The beginning of a rebuild, 70 years ago … and the end of a ribald era.
The day the music died? Sure, but the White Sox clinched one of their pennants on this day, too.
October 2 is a pitcher’s day in White Sox annals … aside from a certain, high profile beer bath.
A blowout win in Game 1 of the World Series forever headlines news of this day.
Goodbye, Comiskey Park … hello, Blackout Game!
100 wins for the 1917 White Sox, a division title for the 2005 team, and heartbreaks for the 1920 and 1967 clubs.
See ya, St. Louis, and a bold buy from J. Louis.
A playoff clinch, and two fond farewells.
The end of the best era of White Sox baseball in most of our lifetimes fell on this day in 2011.
A strange Sox solo shot streak came to an end in September ’65.
Pennant and division clinchings, a franchise relocation averted, and more.
Triple triples? A record-breaking ground out? You betcha.
The story of a clinch, and a quiet game at Yankee Stadium.
Two pennants clinched in one day? That’s the kind of magic that happens at Today in White Sox History!
Welcome to the first and only day in White Sox history when there have been two no-hitters thrown.
A whopper of a nightcap, and a whopper of a no-hitter.
The White Sox get jobbed by the Yankees, and Carlos May slices a delicious and rare salami.
A clinching win … and some other crazy victories.
Jim Thome becomes the first player in history to hit his 500th career homer in walk-off fashion.
A big Day, trade talks, a firing, and some milestone homers are today’s big moments.
A rubber arm, quitting superstar, phantom reliever and a whole lotta hitting mark today’s look back.
Hitless wonder, a near no-no and a hurricane mark today’s history snapshot.
Items 116 years apart bookend today’s traipse into White Sox lore.
Chris Sale just keep whiffing opponents, on what otherwise is a tough day in White Sox history.
A Hall of Fame debut, pennant-saving no-no, and wild knuckleballing all pace today’s snapshot.
Mobsters, back-to-back-to-backs, cycles and bread-and-water take center stage in the almanac today.
A big Wynn scores a big winner — outside of the White Sox.
A sneaky steal of a future star starter, and very angry fan highlight today’s history.
A spate of one-hitters, as well as a relief pitcher homer and a game-winning homer, lead today’s news.
Frank’s big fly, and a Zach attack outta nowhere.
Nellie’s sneak is snapped, Horlen who?, and Robin and José knock in big numbers.
Luke Appling stops hitting … and Bobby Thigpen keeps saving.
Buck Weaver, Lou Berger and Mike Kreevich rap out big hits, Roland rolls into town, and Tim Raines is cut down.
Exciting news! South Side Hit Pen has added White Sox historian Mark Liptak to the roster! This Date in White Sox History is the first of many future features from Mark.
Why did players strike in 1994? Did anyone benefit from the strike? Were replacement players really going to start the 1995 season? Where was baseball going? How did it get there?
In first place, and second-best in the AL at the time games stopped, we’ll never know what could have been for the 1994 White Sox.