If you go to a Yankees or Mets game today, maybe you'll get a free T-shirt or a mug if you're lucky. On July 12, 1979, the White Sox held a fan promotion slightly more memorable than a bobblehead giveaway: Disco Demolition Night.
The mayhem that ensued is a part of baseball lore. Fans running on the field and destroying records put a definitive stamp on the end of the disco era. America's hatred for disco was reflected in a reported 90,000 fans cramming into Comiskey Park, which only had 52,000 seats. Unfortunately for the White Sox, the team had to forfeit the second game of the double-header because of the fans going wild. We've collected images from that night so you can Relive Disco Demolition Night 33 Years Later and just remember, disco sucks.
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