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Today in White Sox History: July 5

A 17-0 win against a future division rival? Oh yeah

Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Orioles
Ken Williams drove in four to help pace a rout on this day, 34 years ago.
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The White Sox tied the franchise mark for the most lopsided win when they won 17-0 at Cleveland. Ken Williams and Harold Baines both drove in four runs in the rout, with Ozzie Guillén and Greg Walker knocking in three apiece. Future Hall-of-Famer Phil Niekro was saddled with the loss.