40 days to Opening Day, White Sox fans!
Sandy Alomar Jr. was the last 40-year old to catch for the Sox (Sept. 30, 2006).
THIS IS 40!
Other Sox 40-year old lasts:
*Last to play: Omar Vizquel, 2011
*Last to hit safely: Vizquel, Sept. 20, 2011 vs. Cleveland (single)
*Last double: Vizquel, Sept. 20, 2011 vs. Cleveland (single)
*Last triple: Vizquel, June 7, 2011 vs. Seattle
*Last to homer: Vizquel, Sept. 8, 2010 at Detroit off Jeremy Bonderman
*Last steal: Vizquel, April 21, 2011 at Tampa
*Last to win: Danny Darwin, July 12, 1997
*Last complete game: Darwin, April 17, 1997 (loss)
*Last complete game win: Charlie Hough, June 22, 1992 vs. Cleveland (Alomar was 1-for-4 for Tribe)
*Last complete game shutout: Hough, Aug. 4, 1991 vs. Baltimore (Defeated Mike Mussina, making his big league debut, 1-0 on a Frank Thomas homer)
*Last to start on Opening Day: Carlton Fisk, 1991 at Baltimore
*Last Opening Day start by a pitcher: Jerry Reuss, April 4, 1989 at Angels (win)
*Last save: Ron Reed, Sept. 25, 1984 vs. Seattle