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FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»January 2, 1946: The White Sox buy P Alex Carrasquel and SS Fred Vaughan from the Senators. Carrasquel will make only three appearances for Chicago before being farmed out. When the Sox acquire his nephew Chico Carrasquel in 1949, the Sox will swap Alex for reliever Luis Aloma, who will act as an interpreter for the young Venezuelan shortstop.
»June 17, 1951: In the second game of a DH with the A's, White Sox righty Luis Aloma wins, 9–0. It is the only start in Aloma's career, making him the second pitcher this century to throw a shutout in his only start (as noted by historian Walt Wilson.