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This Day in White Sox History
March 6th

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1976 Prior to the return of natural grass that will be in place for Opening Day, approximately a thousand people show up at Comiskey Park to get a piece of the 18,000 square feet of artificial turf covering the infield. New White Sox owner Bill Veeck, sensing a lack of public interest during the work stoppage, decided to stage the promotion to spark interest in the upcoming season, reminding fans, "when you go to the ballpark, you are entitled to the smell of freshly cut grass".

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