Tuesday, June 2, 2015
ChiSox Give Royal Flush out of Chicago
August 3, 1970 at Chicago – Gail Hopkins tripled to lead off the B9 for Chicago and scored on Syd O’Brien’s single to give the White Sox a 5-4 win. Wilbur Wood (10-6) had blown the save in the T9 when Lou Piniella (4-5, 2RBI) singled in a run to make it 4-4.
August 4, 1970 at Chicago – The ChiSox have now won 7 consecutive as they shellacked the Royals 15-8 to complete a 2-game sweep. Bill Melton (19,20) clubbed a pair of 3-run home runs to power the offense. Duane Stephenson (3) and Bob Spence (4) also went yard. Luis Aparicio had 4 hits and scored twice. Tommy John (8-10) earned the win on the hill.