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Today in White Sox History: March 6

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A long, winning world tour ends

1914

The White Sox returned home from their around-the-world series of exhibition games against the New York Giants. The Sox went 24-20, but the added 44 games took their toll when the regular season began in late April. For the year, the Sox would end up in sixth place, 30 games out with a record of 70-84-3.

Each of the three years previous, the White Sox were better than .500, at 77 or 78 wins — and 1914 would be just the third losing season in franchise history.

The ship the White Sox returned home on? None other than the Lusitania.