Bill Veeck stories
The South Side Hit Men are struck a fatal blow
Black Jack sizes up a Cy, and Hank Greenberg sizes up L.A.
Floyd Robinson goes 6-for-6, an extraordinary day of perfection
Minnie sees action in a seventh decade
New coaches, new managers — even new scoreboards!
Larry Doby crosses a line, for the second time
What if you held a Day for a player — and he didn’t even get to play in the game?
Harold Baines makes immediate history
Tucked in among the baseball happenings, two White Sox legends pass on
The Crosstown brawl to end them all
This grand slam was about as big a surprise as you can imagine
A bevy of hurling and slugging feats!
Debuts, of all kinds.
Home runs from two legends bookend another crazy day in South Side history.
Huge homers from Pete Ward, Jim Spencer, Oscar Gamble and Bo Jackson.
A mostly rough day over the years was all made better by some South Side repping at the very top.
The Chicago Athletics? That was the emergency plan.
Players get named for the first time.
Bill Veeck took over majority ownership of the South Siders, kicking off what would become a magical year.
No writing on the job!
The brief Danny Tartabull Era begins.
From someone it’s hard to remember is with the White Sox.
For the second straight year, the South Siders spend millions on a player with no MLB experience.
Our man of the people succeeded even with his mistakes
Bill Veeck’s second innovation — a uniform wrinkle — made an impact on baseball that is still largely unknown to fans