Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May 1

1958 Topps #100 - Early Wynn

On this day in 1959, Early Wynn threw a one hitter while striking out fourteen Boston Red Sox batters at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois.

Early helped his own cause by hitting a home run leading off the eighth inning, that led to a 1-0 White Sox winner. The 39 year old Wynn would go on to win 300 games in his career and would be selected to the Hall of Fame in 1972.

White Sox May 1st birthdays:

1919 - Al Zarilla
1955 - Ray Searage
1960 - Charlie O'Brien
1989 - Maikel Cleto

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