As all of us can attest to here at South Side Sox, the offense has struggled a bit over the past several seasons. As I write this (before Friday’s game), the Sox currently sit second-to-last in hits, with only 253 as a team; the league average is 289. They’re also low on the totem pole when it comes to average, on-base percentage, runs scored...and, well, you get the idea.
Instead of dwelling on the present, however, shall we instead dwell on the past? Today’s quiz tasks you with recalling every player in team history who has logged at least 1000 hits for the White Sox. Yep, all the way back to 1901. Good luck!
- As usual, the quiz will accept first and last names, as well as last names only.
- There are 28 names on the list, and you’ll have 10 minutes to complete it.
- I’ve provided as hints the number of hits for each player, and their tenure with the team.
Useless information to amaze, annoy, confound, and/or sadden your friends:
- The average triple-slash for this list is: .283/.351/.409
- In White Sox history, 1,171 players have recorded a hit for the team.
- The player with the most career hits for the White Sox currently on the team: Jose Abreu, with 570.
All data from baseballreference.com