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What are the greatest moments Mariano Rivera Jersey, accomplished by the most pedestrian White Sox, of all time?«anyone can be the hero. Anyone (at least on the active roster) can be the one who makes the play or gets the hit that saves the game, turns the tide… (insert your clic here). And the history of the game is filled to the brim with examples.Take, for instance, the famous Nippy Jones World Series shoeshine incident. The famous Nippy Jones World Series shoeshine incident?For those who don’t know the story, in the 1957 Milwaukee Braves-New York Yankees World Series, Game 4 went into extra innings, where the Yankees took a 5-4 lead, already up 2-1 in the series. In the bottom of the 10th, the Braves sent journeyman Jones to the plate to pinch-hit for Warren Spahn. Jones was in the final year of an uneventful eight years in the big leagues. He was a career .267/.304/.382 (WAR: -1.5) utility infielder. He’d come to bat 83 times in 30 games during the 1957 regular season, during which his numbers almost literally paralleled his career totals: .266/.293/.392. One can assume the County Stadium crazies were underwhelmed as Jones strode manfully to the plate. Tommy Byrne’s first pitch is low and inside, and the eventually illustrious umpire Augie Donatelli calls it a ball. But wait! Jones asks for the ball, and shows Donatelli a black smudge on it. He points to his shoe, where there is a clear smudge in the polish he lovingly applied before the game. Donatelli accepts this clear evidence that the pitch hit Jones, and awards him first base.Jones promptly is driven in with the tying run, and Eddie Matthews — the epitome of a non-journeyman — hits a two-run homer to win the game.The Braves went on to win the World Series Babe Ruth Jersey, by the way.(You might recall not one but two acts of “Nippyism” on the 2005 White Sox’s run to the World Series, neither involving shoeshine, but every bit of skullduggered.)In the spirit of Nippy Jones, as well as the White Sox commemorating Dewayne Wise with a 10th anniversary celebration of “The Catch” preserving Mark Buehrle’s perfect game, let’s examine White Sox journeymen, never-weres, cups of coffee, those with otherwise completely forgettable careers, who nevertheless did one great thing for the Sox. And since I have curiously run across two completely unrelated references to it in the past three days, I would like to start us off with what I see as a perfect (pun will become clear very shortly) example:In 2012, Philip Humber pitched a perfect game.So tell us: what other one great things by White Sox everymen should we remember? NEW YORK (AP) — Several hundred fans waited out a 5-hour, 35-minute rain delay Wednesday in Citi Field’s covered areas, pouring back beer or coffee to pass the time. A handful along the first-base line chanted “Let’s play ball!” to the tune of “Let’s go Mets!” On the suite level, others napped on couches.In the clubhouse, New York starter Zack Wheeler sat around, paced the room, then sat around some more.“A lot of walking around http://www.yankeesfanproshop.com/authentic-giancarlo-stanton-jersey ,” he said.Then just like that, he and the Mets flipped the switch, jumping on the Miami Marlins following a long delay for a soggy 13-0 victory that wrapped up early Thursday morning.The teams were set to play a single-admission doubleheader Wednesday to make up Monday’s rainout, but the nightcap was pushed to Thursday. They now will play two games beginning at 3:10 p.m. to conclude a four-game series.Showers fell throughout the day, and it was still misting when Wheeler finally threw the first pitch at 9:45 p.m.Wheeler (11-7) tossed one-hit ball into the seventh and allowed four hits over eight innings. Paul Sewald got the final out at 12:15 a.m.Wheeler told manager Mickey Callaway following the eighth that he was drained after spending about 12 hours at the ballpark.“I really would’ve liked to finish it, but I was tired,” Wheeler said.Jay Bruce hit a grand slam, Jeff McNeil had three hits and Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith each homered for the Mets, rewarding the rain-soaked fans who stuck around to watch a matchup between NL East laggards.“The challenge is to get back up going again after you’ve sat for so long,” Callaway said. “Guys are coming around asking, ‘Hey, you get any word? You get any word?’ You have to wait six hours, then all of a sudden, you turn it on like a switch. They did a pretty good job of it tonight.”It could’ve been worse. The White Sox and Rangers were delayed in Chicago for 7 1/2 hours on Aug. 13, 1990, though it’s unclear if that was the longest delay in major league history. That game was finally postponed around 9 p.m.The Marlins seemed sluggish from the start, and the Mets poured it on. Smith scored on Jose Reyes’ second-inning double after relay man Starlin Castro held the ball Joe DiMaggio Jersey, apparently unaware that Smith had just rounded third. Third baseman Brian Anderson then misplayed Tomas Nido’s grounder, allowing Reyes to score.“It was the same both ways,” Marlins manager Don Mattingly said of the delay. “Just a long day, a lot of sitting around. And that’s all.”McNeil added an RBI triple to make it 3-0, and also had an RBI single in the sixth. The rookie raised his batting average to .340 in 46 games.Rosario added a three-run homer in the fourth off Trevor Richards (3-9). Rosario entered the game batting .322 with a .488 slugging percentage since Aug. 10.Richards said it was probably the longest delay he’s experienced.“You just hung out in the clubhouse,” he said. “There’s card games going on, listen to music, and there’s games on TV and stuff. Just hang out and kill time.”Bruce and Smith went deep during a seven-run sixth inning that capped the scoring.COME BACK SOON!The Mets are inviting fans with tickets to Wednesday’s scheduled doubleheader back for any home game from Sept. 25-27 or any Monday-Thursday game next April, excluding opening day.STOPPING BYTop prospect Peter Alonso was finally in uniform at Citi Field, just not as part of New York’s active roster. Alonso was honored on the field as the Mets’ minor league player of the year about two weeks after New York frustrated fans by declining to promote him to the major leagues.TRAINER’S ROOMMarlins: RHP Dan Straily is likely to miss the rest of the season with a strained oblique. … Miami is still trying to sort out who will start Saturday’s game at Philadelphia.UP NEXTMiami rookie RHP Sandy Alcantara (2-0, 0.75 ERA) will face Mets LHP Steven Matz (5-11, 4.17) in the opener Thursday, with Marlins RHP Jeff Brigham (0-1, 9.00 ERA) and Mets LHP Jason Vargas (5-9, 6.75) going in the nightcap.