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Today in White Sox History: August 5

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More brawling with the Royals? But of course

Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox
The bad blood between the White Sox and Royals goes much farther back than this brawl from 2015.
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1977

In the first game of a key series with Kansas City, White Sox pitcher Bart Johnson and Royals catcher Darrell Porter got into a shoving match along the first-base line in the third inning, after Porter slammed into Johnson’s back while he was covering first base.

In the sixth inning when Porter was coming up to bat, Johnson stepped off the mound and yelled out ”Do you want it now?”and a brawl took place.

After the game, both Porter and George Brett came to the White Sox locker room to apologize.