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Mike Frazer

Remembering July 12, 1979...And A REAL "Disco Inferno" In Chicago!

Posted July 11th, 2014 @ 9:31pm

On July 12, 1979, Chicago disc jockey Steve Dahl held a "disco demolition"
between games of a baseball doubleheader at Comiskey Park. Dahl burned
disco records brought by fans, who received a discount admission. Some fans
decided to start their own fires and a mini-riot ensued, forcing the White Sox
to forfeit the second game of the doubleheader.

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