Saturday, November 30, 2013

Welcome Chicago White Sox 1967 Preseason Newspaper Supplement

"Welcome Chicago White Sox"

A Sarasota, Florida 28-page newspaper supplement was issued on March 9, 1967 in the Sarasota Journal and on March 10, 1967 in the Herald Tribune. The 12"x15" insert featured numerous photos and articles on Chisox players, coaches and management. Spring Training at Payne Park and the upcoming 1967 season were also highlighted. Interesting advertisements from the Sarasota community were scattered throughout the special White Sox 28 page issue.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Agee's Clutch 2-Run Hit Caps Comeback Over Bosox 5 - 3
June 6, 1967 @ Comiskey Park (n) 

Tommie Agee struck out each of his earlier three at bats before delivering a two out single in the 7th inning leading the White Sox to a thrilling victory and defeating the Boston Red Sox, 5-3. Jim O'Toole started for Chicago before being lifted for a pinch hitter in the 3rd inning trailing 3-0. Chicago's comeback began in the 3rd inning with Ed Stroud's rbi single scoring J.C. Martin and a Ken Berry groundout plating Walt Williams.

Down 3-2 in the 4th, Wayne Causey chopped an infield rbi single to tie the game 3-3 setting the stage for Agee's clutch hit in the 7th. Pitchers John Buzhardt, Don McMahon, Hoyt Wilhelm and Wilbur  Wood shutout the Red Sox the final 6 innings with Wilhelm (3-1) notching the win and Wood capturing his first save of the year. Darrell Brandon started and suffered the loss for Boston. 10,463 attendance saw Chicago's record improve to 27-18.
White Sox Tommie Agee Game Winning 2-Run Single 6/6/67

Chicago White Sox Ed Stroud Continues Hot Streak June 6th

Chisox Wayne Causey Delivers Clutch RBI Single June 6, 1967