On December 17, 1975 — Bill Veeck, the new owner of the White Sox, fires manager Chuck Tanner and selects old friend Paul Richards to pilot the team. The team’s former skipper, who tomorrow will sign a three-year deal to manage the A’s, compiled a 401-414 (.492) during his six seasons with the South Side team.

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