Friday, May 29, 2015
Pale Hose Sweep Wahoos
July 31, 1970 at Chicago – Bill Melton (17,18) blasted 2 HRs and drove in 5 runs as the White won 6-2. Tommy John (7-10) went the distance on the hill for the win.
August 1, 1970 at Chicago – Bobby Knoop (2) homered and knocked in 3 to lead the ChiSox to a 6-1 victory. Gerry Janeski (7-11) tossed a complete 9 for the W.
August 2, 1970 (Game #1) at Chicago – Ed Herrmann (20) hit a 2-out home run in the bottom of the 5th to break up Rich Hand’s (5-8) no hitter. Herrmann singled and scored a run in the 7th as did Gail Hopkins and the White Sox came back to win 3-2 in the lid-lifter of a Sunday Double Dipper. Jerry Crider (2-3) earned the W for Chicago with 7 innings of work. Wilbur Wood (18) finished up the final 2.
August 2, 1970 (Game #2) at Chicago – The White Sox complete the sweep of the DH and the series with a 3-0 blanking of the Indians. Floyd Weaver (3-1) pitched 8 innings allowing just 2 hits. Lee Stange (1) recorded the final 3 outs.