White Sox History

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Celebrating the legend of Frank Thomas


Tell us your stories of Frank Thomas this Hall of Fame weekend.

When the White Sox failed to sign the No. 1 pick


43 years before Brady Aiken refused to sign with the Houston Astros, Danny Goodwin chose college instead of Chicago

Remembering Disco Demolition


It was one of the most infamous promotions in sports, and it happened 35 years ago today.

Right on Q: Predictions are still useless


Thanks to an even-keeled American League, the White Sox are still close to contention. Even so, they shouldn't mortgage the future to get there.

Inside Mrs. Callahan's world tour journal


Foster grandson of White Sox manager shares diary from the baseball diplomacy tour around the world in 1913-14

Right on Q: Sox on the Radio


A brief history of the White Sox and their radio partners.

Right on Q: The Cup of Coffee Team


Fielding a team of South Side short-timers

Right on Q: Jose Abreu and Dick Allen

In 1972, Dick Allen transformed the White Sox. Jose Abreu can do the same.

One month in, White Sox games longer than ever


The days of Mark Buehrle are over, and it's hard to see them ever coming back

Right on Q: More found objects


Another video journey down White Sox Memory Lane...


Book review: "Turning the Black Sox White"


Charles Comiskey biography isn't perfect -- especially the title -- but it succeeds in humanizing an important-yet-oversimplified figure in baseball history

Right on Q: The Frozen Grass of Home


Roger Bossard works to fix a baseball field that was ravaged by the Polar Vortex.

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Afternotes, artifacts


Take a look at the complete 100th anniversary section and some photos of items on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Right on Q: Winning Ugly ... forever


Hated by the critics, the White Sox uniforms of the early 80's found a way to stand the test of time.

Jim Fregosi, Hawk Harrelson's hire


Hawk Harrelson's choice to replace Tony La Russa was an odd fit when Larry Himes came in

Right on Q: Breaking the Color Line


Remembering 1951, when Minoso, Hairston, and Hall made White Sox History.

Are park tributes enough for Veeck?


Hall of Fame owner would have turned 100 this year

Right on Q: A Painful Anniversary


It's been 20 years since the strike killed a White Sox playoff run, and the effects lingered

How the White Sox managed Robin's rookie slump

Jeff Torborg could have benched his new third baseman after an awful first two months, but he went the other way instead



Patience was required when Robin Ventura was a rookie. That just might make him the right manager for 2014.

Frank Thomas' long, strong stance against steroids


Hall of Fame voters need more proof than test results alone, and the Big Hurt offers all he can

Frank Thomas' peak was beyond reproach


Record-setting offense made defensive concerns an afterthought

Frank Thomas: Re-built to last.


How Frank put the White Sox back on solid ground.

White Sox home run history before Frank Thomas


It only took him six full seasons to break a 95-year-old franchise's record

Frank Thomas: A sure thing from his first swings


Memorable batting practice session preceded a brief minor-league career that could have even been shorter

Right on Q: Luke Appling and Paul Konerko


With his new contract, Paul Konerko is being asked to play a similar role as Luke Appling in the final year of his career.

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