Home Sports 50 years ago today Bill Melton won the AL home run crown. Not even a celebration on Rush Street the night before could stop the Chicago White Sox slugger.

50 years ago today Bill Melton won the AL home run crown. Not even a celebration on Rush Street the night before could stop the Chicago White Sox slugger.

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Meanwhile, up in the Sox broadcast booth, Harry Caray was hoping for a late-season attendance surge, knowing a $10,000 bonus would be his to spend if the team drew 850,000. The Tribune’s In the Wake of the News columnist David Condon implored his readers to “rush to the White Sox Park this afternoon to help boost the crowd and send Harry to Sully’s Saloon.”

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