On April 10, 1979, Chicago White Sox owner Bill Veeck offers fans free admission to the next home game after his team’s unimpressive debut on Opening Day. The White Sox’ 10-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays prompts the unusual action by Veeck. The outcome will also be disappointing for the Southside fans when the White Sox allows six Toronto runs to score in the top of the eighth inning and lose the game, 9-7.

The big blows were from Roy Howell who delivered a 2 run single and Rick Cerone caps the rally with a 3 run homerun. 

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