In the most ill-fated promotion in baseball history, thousands of fans overran the Comiskey Park field during "Disco Demolition Night" on July 12, 1979, and caused the Chicago White Sox to forfeit the second game of a doubleheader after losing to Detroit 4-1 in the first.
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Future Tribune sports writer Paul Sullivan was at Disco Demolition Night 40 years ago, and Phil Rosenthal was close. Here they share their recollections of what they experienced.
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