On This Date 4/28/1960

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As the Chicago White Sox celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Comiskey Park, the stadium on the southside of Chicago was given a shiny feature that would change the game forever. An Exploding Scoreboard would shoot fireworks with strobing lights for every White Sox home run and win. The exploding scoreboard is the brainchild of White Sox owner Bill Veeck, who had a reputation as a showman.

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