Nellie Fox, Yankee Stadium, Sunday, June 19, 1955.
The Pale Hose would drop a doubleheader to the Yanks that day, with 2B Fox going 3-8 with a double. The perennial All-Star had a good year in ’55, playing every game, leading the league in AB’s and finishing 7th in AL MVP voting, but the Sox would finish third behind the Yankees. Fox would finally win the MVP with the pennant-winning Go-Go Sox of 1959. 15-time All-Star, 3 Gold Gloves, and boy was he rock solid, playing second base for the White Sox in over 145 games for 12 straight seasons (1951-1962)! He was elected into the HOF by the Veterans Committee in 1997.
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