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Today in White Sox History: October 28

After the sweep, a celebration!

Chicago White Sox Victory Parade
White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf receives the ball that recorded the last our of the World Series from Paul Konerko at the White Sox victory rally in downtown Chicago. The City of Chicago estimated that 1.75 million people lined the parade route.
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It was one of the largest turnouts for a championship celebration in Chicago sports history, as nearly two million people lined the parade route, according to the Chicago Police Department, in the downtown area/South Side, to honor the World Series champions. White Sox players and management addressed the crowd, and Paul Konerko presented the last out/game ball to owner Jerry Reinsdorf.