Category White Sox

May 1, 1951: Minnie Miñoso makes his White Sox debut

Minnie Minoso makes his White Sox debut

March 23: Gavvy Cravath born

Gavvy Cravath was born on this day

Feb. 7: Juan Pizarro born

Feb. 7, 1937: Juan Pizarro born in Santurce, Puerto Rico.

Feb. 7: Pat Moran born

Feb. 7, 1876: Pat Moran born in Fitchburg, Mass. Cubs catcher 1906-09.

Jan. 20: Ozzie Guillen born

Jan. 20, 1964: Ozzie Guillen born in Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela. White Sox shortstop 1985-97 & manager 2004-11.

Jan. 20: Sam Hairston born

Jan. 20, 1920: Sam Hairston is born in Crawford, Mississippi.

Jan. 19: Chick Gandil born

Jan. 19, 1888: Arnold “Chick” Gandil born in St. Paul, Minnesota. White Sox first baseman 1917-19.

Jan. 16: Jack McDowell born

Jan. 16, 1966: Jack McDowell born in Van Nuys, Calif. White Sox pitcher 1987-94. Three-time All-Star, Cy Young winner in 1993.

Jan. 6: Early Wynn born

Jan. 6, 1920: Early Wynn born in Hartford, Alabama. Pitched five of his 23 major league seasons for the White Sox (1958–1962), winning the Cy Young award in 1959

Jan. 6: Billy Purtell born

Jan. 6, 1886: Billy Purtell born in Columbus, Ohio. White Sox third baseman 1908-10. The first of his two career home runs was the subject of controversy when it ricocheted off a goat. Read about it in his SABR bio.

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