» October 7, 1919:
Happy Felsch's error and 2 boots by Swede Risberg
help put Dickie Kerr in the hole 4-0, but Felsch,
Weaver, and Jackson combine for 7 hits as the Sox
win 5-4. Dutch Ruether doesn't survive the 6th;
Jimmie Ring is the loser, as Kerr wins his 2nd.
» July 15, 1920:
Babe Ruth ties his 1919 record of 29 HRs with a game-winner in the 13th to beat the Browns 13-10. Two days later, he will break it by hitting two off Chicago White Sox P Dickie Kerr.
» September 2, 1920: Jim Bagby wins his 31st game, clinching the pennant for the Indians with a 101 win over the Tigers. Tris Speaker contributes three hits to finish the year at .388, 2nd to George Sisler's .407. The Sox 107 victory over the Browns is not needed by the Indians. The Indians' victory is due primarily to a .303 team BA (the Browns lead the league at .308) and the pitching of Jim Bagby, 31-12, Stan Coveleski, 24-14, and Ray Caldwell, 20-10. A big boost came from Duster Mails, brought up from the Pacific Coast League at the end of August, who won seven without a loss on a 1.85 ERA. Despite the heavy hitting in the American League, there are ten 20-game winners; the White Sox have four of themRed Faber, Eddie Cicotte, Dickie Kerr, and Lefty Williams.
» September 16, 1920:
Chicago's Dickie Kerr tops the Yankees 83, the loss dropping New York to 2nd place behind Cleveland.
» September 27, 1920:
Behind the pitching of Dickie Kerr, the White Sox top Detroit, 20. In the clubhouse following the game, copies of the Chicago papers are spread on the table. The headlines feature Philadelphia writer Jimmy Isaminger's interview with Billy Maharg where Maharg admits to his involvement, and that of former pitcher Bill Burns, in the scandal.
» August 5, 1925:
Lefty Dickie Kerr, on the injured list since 1921, is reinstated and tries a comeback with the
White Sox. He'll start twice, lose once, and after 10 relief chores, quit for good.
» August 15, 1925:
Little Dickie Kerr, the southpaw who won two games for the White Sox in the 1919 WS, makes his first ML appearance since 1921. He has been playing semipro ball rather than accept Charles Comiskey's salary offer. When he relieves Red Faber in the third inning against the Tigers, play is stopped while admirers present him with a floral horseshoe. In two innings, he gives up three hits and walks 2. The White Sox go on to win 12-5.
» September 18, 1925:
Five days after making a start in a 43 loss to the Browns, White Sox pitcher Dickie Kerr loses his only decision this year, 116, to Washington. It's the last decision of his brilliant but short career. Kerr (21-17 in 1920: 19-17 in 1921) turned down Sox offer of $4,500 in 1922 and signed with a Texas semi-pro team for $5,000. Commissioner Landis suspended Kerr, and he didn't return to the ML till this month. Kerr was the winner of two games in the 1919 series
» October 12, 1983: In game 2, Mike Boddicker pitches a 41 three-hitter to tie the Series 1-1. He has yet to allow an earned run in 18 post-season innings, and is the first rookie to pitch a 3-hitter in the World Series since Dickie Kerr in 1919.