[White Sox opening day 1976 spots]

This tape is a collection of Chicago White Sox promo commercials for opening day 1976. Players included in the promos are as follows: Ralph Carr, Bucky Dent, Minnie Minoso, Rich Gossage, Jorge Orta, and Brian Downing. Throughout the tape, there are both small and large breaks in between the promo footage.

00:00Copy video clip URL Tape begins with a black screen.

00:20Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of outfielder Ralph Garr as he has a base hit during spring training. This cuts to a shot of Carr in the dugout urging fans to come out on opening day.

01:16Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of Shortstop Bucky Dent in the batting cage working on his swing. Dent also asks Sox fans to come out on opening day at Comiskey Park.

01:42Copy video clip URL Cut to Sox player Minnie Minoso doing a Spanish promo urging fans to make their way over to Comiskey Park on opening day. Minoso also does an English promo and says, “We’re gonna do the best we can to make you feel happy.”

02:52Copy video clip URL Catcher Brian Downing asks fans to come out to Comiskey Park on April 9 to see the Sox play the Kansas City Royals.

03:31Copy video clip URL An out of breath Rich Gossage, a starting pitcher for the Sox, asks fans to come out on opening day April 9.

04:02Copy video clip URL In Spanish, Sox Outfielder Jorge Orta urges fans to come out to Comiskey Park on opening day.

04:55Copy video clip URL Orta, once again in Spanish, urges fans to come out on opening day. Only the audio can be heard while the screen goes to color bars.

05:28Copy video clip URL In Spanish, Minnie Minoso asks fans to make their way over to Comiskey Park on April 9. Only the audio can be heard while the screen goes to color bars.

06:07Copy video clip URL There is a repeat of the Ralph Carr promo.

06:57Copy video clip URL The Ralph Carr promo repeats once again.

09:03Copy video clip URL The screen goes to color bars before the slate for Bucky Dent’s promo appears on the screen. The finished commercial rolls with a phone number for Sox tickets appearing at the end.

10:17Copy video clip URL Cut to the slate for Minnie Minoso’s promo. Minoso urges fans to come out on opening day April 9. This is the finished commercial with the Sox ticket number appearing at the end.

11:25Copy video clip URL Cut to the slate for Minnie Minoso’s Spanish promo. This is the finished commercial with the Sox ticket number appearing at the end.

12:42Copy video clip URL Cut to the slate for the Rich Gossage promo. This is the finished commercial with an advertisement for opening day appearing at the end. Harry Caray provides audio for the ad.

13:55Copy video clip URL Quick cut to the slate for the Rich Gossage promo. This is the finished  commercial with the number for Sox tickets appearing at the end.

15:19Copy video clip URL The screen goes to color bars. This lasts for several minutes.

18:45Copy video clip URL Tape ends.

 

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