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Today in White Sox History: December 7

Burly, bearded, bad-ass closer? Acquired.

Bob James rode a blazing fastball and NASA-grade 12-to-6 curve to immediate closer success in 1985.
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It was a small move, but a successful one: The White Sox sent Vance Law to Montreal for relief pitcher “Bullet” Bob James. James would come of age in 1985, with 32 saves and a 2.13 ERA. He’d remain with the team through 1987, but was never the same after a knee injury in Baltimore in July 1985.

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