Remembering the 1919 “Miracle” White Sox

Posted: 28th February 2010 by Harold Friend in MLB
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Fans remember the 1914 Miracle Braves, who became World Champions after languishing in last place as late as July 4. The Boston Braves had finished a dismal fifth the previous season with only 69 wins.

Fans remember the Boston Red Sox, who finished ninth in 1966 but who won the pennant the next season to become the first major league team to go from ninth to first.

Of course, who can ever forget the greatest of all miracle teams, the New York Mets, who finished ninth in 1968 and then topped the 1967 Red Sox by not only winning the pennant, but by also upsetting the highly favored Baltimore Orioles in the World Series?

The Sixth Place 1918 Chicago White Sox

Yet a team that had received little recognition in the area of great turnaro ...

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