On June 16 1989 — 1989 – Rick Wolff, 37, writing an article on minor-league baseball for Sports Illustrated, finishes a three-day stint playing second base for the Class-A Midwest League’s South Bend White Sox. He replaces Cesar Bernhardt and goes 4 for 7 against the Burlington Braves. Wolff will finish the year with the highest batting average of any Chicago White Sox farmhand.

 


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