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    Apr 16, 1946 - The White Sox open at home and manage just 3 hits and no runs in losing‚ 1-0‚ to Bob Feller and the Indians. Feller strikes out 10 and his shutout is saved in the 9th when CF Bob Lemon makes a diving catch and doubles the runner off 2B. Bill Dietrich takes the tough loss.

    Jul 7, 1945 - White Sox outfielder Wally Moses leads off the 1st inning with a walk‚ moves to 3B‚ and swipes home when A's pitcher Luther Knerr goes into a slow windup. That's all the scoring Chicago pitcher Bill Dietrich needs for the 1-0 win.

    Aug 17, 1943 - In a 4-2 New York win‚ Nick Etten of the Yankees singles twice off White Sox hurler Bill Dietrich‚ breaking a 17-game stretch in which Etten didn't single. Six of the games were hitless‚ but Etten either doubled or homered in the other games. The Yankee lead is now 9 1?2 games with the Bombers winning their 9th straight series‚ most of which are now 4 games as a result of wartime travel. The streak of winning each series will stretch to 13 before being broken by the Senators.

    Jun 2, 1941 - The Senators beat Bill Dietrich, 8-3, to drop the White Sox from first place. Buddy Lewis records two hits to reach the 1,000 level at age 24. However, he’ll barely make 1500 hits because of three and a half years lost to military service.

    Jun 1, 1937 - Before 1‚500 at Chicago‚ White Sox P Bill Dietrich pitches an 8-0 no-hitter against the Browns. It is the 3rd no-hitter Luke Sewell has caught‚ having previously been behind the plate for Wes Ferrell in 1931 and Vern Kennedy in 1935. Dietrich‚ in his last outing 2 days ago against the Indians‚ gave up 10 runs in less than 4 innings.

    Aug 5, 1936 - In a doubleheader in St. Louis‚ the Browns rip the White Sox‚ 16-4‚ in the opener‚ beating Vern Kennedy and ending his 10-game win streak. Game 2‚ a pitching match up of Bill Dietrich of the Sox versus Jack Knott‚ knots up in a 9-9 tie. Tomorrow‚ Knott starts the first game of a doubleheader‚ and Dietrich starts and wins game 2.

    Jul 28, 1936 - Bill Dietrich makes his 1st start for the White Sox since being picked up on waivers and Chicago makes it easy with a 19-6 win over Philadelphia. Dietrich helps with 4 singles.

    Jul 1, 1936 - The Athletics send veteran pitcher Bill Dietrich to Washington for the waiver price. He'll be there three weeks before the Senators waive him to the White Sox on July 20.

    Apr 30, 1936 - The A's outslug the Browns‚ 12-8 behind George Puccinelli's four hits. Bill Dietrich chops down Sugar Cain for the win. Browns manager Hornsby announces that he is swapping 1B Jack Burns to the Tigers for lefty Chief Hogsett and cash. Burns will take over for the injured Greenberg and hit .283.

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