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On this Date 1940 - HOF Taft Wright Leads White Sox to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 08/17/19, 5:00AM EDT

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Taft Wright of the Chicago White Sox had three hits in five trips...

August 17, 1940 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Taft Wright of the Chicago White Sox had three hits in five trips to the plate and knocked in a couple of runs as his White Sox beat the Tigers 9-5 at Detroit’s Briggs Stadium before a crowd of 13,706. Born in Tabor City, Wright enjoyed almost a decade as a major league baseball player. He joined the NCSHOF in 1992.

Taft Wright - NCSHOF