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Tommy Thomas (pictured above) yielded a White Sox-high three “gopher balls” to Babe Ruth during the “Bambino’s” iconic 60-homer season of 1927.
Other Sox pitchers victimized by Ruth in 1927 were Sarge Connally, Ted Blankenship and Ted Lyons.
More on the Sox and Babe’s 60-homer season …
*the Sox surrendered the fewest amount of homers (6) to Ruth that season.
*Comiskey Park witnessed the fewest (3) Ruth homers that season.
*the first homer Ruth hit vs. the Sox in 1927 was No. 18 on June 7 at Yankee Stadium off Thomas
*the last homer Ruth hit vs. the Sox in 1927 was No. 54 on Sept. 18 at Yankee Stadium off Lyons.