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September 08, 1999


The Chicago White Sox had a blast on Disco Demolition Night, in 1979. Each fan who brought disco records to Comiskey Park paid only 98 cents to watch a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers. Between games the records were blown up with dynamite. Chicago had to forfeit the second game after rowdy fans ran onto the field after the explosion.

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Meet Chamique Holdsclaw

Chamique Holdsclaw is a 6' 2'' guard-forward. She can do it all: dribble, drive, shoot, pass and rebound. Best of all she wins!

Chamique grew up playing basketball in Queens, New York. She won four state high school championships. She led the University of Tennessee to three national college championships.

Chamique now plays for the Washington Mystics in the WNBA. After 14 games this season, she is averaging 18.7 points per game.

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