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Today in White Sox History: January 19

The greatest ballpark many of us will ever know started to become a reality 111 years ago today.

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Great Expectations, out of a Bleak House

Slow your sad roll, White Sox fans: 2020 was always just going to be an appetizer for 2021.

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Today in White Sox History: January 15

Another clever move from Ken Williams brought Bartolo Colon to Chicago — at least, it was clever the first time.

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Today in White Sox History: January 14

Two trades that ended up as steals for the South Siders — for decidedly different reasons.

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Today in White Sox History: January 12

Offseason larceny found junk shipped up north for 2000-season treasure.

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Today in White Sox History: January 10

A tale of two terrible transactions.

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Today in White Sox History: January 6

15 years ago today, the White Sox acquired one wild and crazy guy!

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Today in White Sox History: January 4

A temporary solution to a revolving door in right field arrived in 1993.

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Today in White Sox History: December 28

The White Sox brought in a DJ 26 years ago!

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Today in White Sox History: December 26

A near-miss with Charlie Finley is notable on Boxing Day.

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A Conversation With: Ken Berry

Defensive whiz, All-Star, Gold Glover and mentor to Big Frank (and Little Craig), Ken Berry has quite a White Sox story to tell.

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Today in White Sox History: December 23

The White Sox grabbed a piece of The Rock.

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Today in White Sox History: December 22

Author of the most storied inning in White Sox 21st Century history, El Duque, was signed on this day.

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Today in White Sox History: December 20

Bill Veeck assumes control of the White Sox.

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Today in White Sox History: December 17

Two manager hires, one bad and one brilliant, along with the White Sox birth of the Big Boy, Bobby Jenks.

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Today in White Sox History: December 15

It’s two up, one down among deals on this day in White Sox history.

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Today in White Sox History: December 14

A welcome for a fiery manager, and a goodbye for a fiery starter.

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Today in White Sox History: December 13

Happy Todd Ritchie Day! (There are actual OK transactions that have fallen on this day, too.)

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Today in White Sox History: December 12

A couple more Roland Hemond trades, both working out well for the White Sox.

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Today in White Sox History: December 11

Among a flurry of rough trades, there was one bright spot: Tom Paciorek joined the White Sox on this day.

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Today in White Sox History: December 10

Veeck is back! (And a year later, he brings in Zisk.)

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Today in White Sox History: December 9

Possibly the best free-agent signing in team history happened on this day.

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Today in White Sox History: December 8

Sort of a rough run of transactions mark this day, but one — acquiring Eddie Collins — was one of the biggest jackpots in White Sox history.

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Today in White Sox History: December 7

Todays treat? More sneaky sweets from Roland Hemond.

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Today in White Sox History: December 6

Three massive trades mark the day: The return of Minnie, the departure of Sale, and the arrival of the Mouth of the South Side.

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Today in White Sox History: December 5

A big trade that paid delayed dividends headlines the day.

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Today in White Sox History: December 4

Three savvy moves — one trade, one Rule 5 pick, and one managerial hire — mark the day.

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Today in White Sox History: December 2

A double-dip of megadeals would make the White Sox season in 1972.

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Today in White Sox History: December 1

Luis Aparicio won the Rookie of the Year award on this day — 14 years later, he was traded away from the White Sox (for the second time!)

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Today in White Sox History: November 30

Three more acquisitions mark the day — all of them good ones.

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Today in White Sox History: November 29

Two deals highlight this day … and both turned out pretty well for the White Sox.

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A Conversation With: Wilbur Wood

Truly one of the White Sox’s (and baseball’s) most unheralded pitchers, the knuckleballing southpaw sat down for a long conversation about his 12-year career on the South Side.

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Today in White Sox History: November 27

A very busy day in White Sox history, including a career-ending accident and a decade-defining trade.

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Today in White Sox History: November 26

Two key signings, leading to multiple 90-win seasons, highlight the day.

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Today in White Sox History: November 25

A big day for a little rookie … and a big change to the World Champs.

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Today in White Sox History: November 24

Another rookie win, and a return for a now beloved-pitcher, marks the news of today.

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Today in White Sox History: November 23

A favorite son took home a big award for the White Sox, 36 years ago.

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Today in White Sox History: November 20

The roots of the White Sox were forged on this day, long, long ago. Also, a big, moody masher came to town.

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Today in White Sox History: November 19

A good and a bad day for White Sox acquisitions, as Roland Hemond made a killer trade and Bill Veeck a free-agent flop.

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A Conversation With: Tony La Russa

In an exhaustive interview, the Hall of Fame manager looks back at his time with the White Sox … and the one time he was close to returning.

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Today in White Sox History: November 15

The miraculous Dick Allen was honored as AL MVP, on this day 47 years ago.

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Today in White Sox History: November 13

An exhaustive world tour begins for the South Siders.

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Today in White Sox History: November 12

A team nabbing the top three finishes in the MVP voting? Go-Go Sox!

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Today in White Sox History: November 11

Goodbye to one of our greatest managers … hello to one of our all-time greats.

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Today in White Sox History: November 10

A massive trade, and two huge, unanimous awards mark the day.

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Today in White Sox History: November 9

Today, a big win for a World Series champion manager.

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Today in White Sox History: November 8

The highlight of Jerry Manuel’s five-year run in Chicago came in 2000, with an ultimate award.

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A most important offseason

The ball is in the front office’s court … we’ll be waiting to see what happens.

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Today in White Sox History: November 4

A momentous day for Ozzie Guillén, whose World Series hangover cleared just in time to be named White Sox manager.

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Today in White Sox History: November 3

Notable manager news: one award-winner, one great hire.

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Today in White Sox History: November 2

A big win for the winningest pitcher of the early 1990s.

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Today in White Sox History: November 1

Well … we had to come up with something for this day, although if you didn’t know better, this series is … trending downward.

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Today in White Sox History: October 31

One out of two is pretty bad, SI.

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Today in White Sox History: October 30

Some hardware for both Early Wynn and Jeff Torborg highlight the day.

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Today in White Sox History: October 29

Two huge hires, 30 years apart, led to big stretches of White Sox success.

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Today in White Sox History: October 28

It was the celebration we all had waited our entire lives for.

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Today in White Sox History: October 26

A busy day in White Sox history is headlined by the news that we all waited our lifetimes for.

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Today in White Sox History: October 25

Geoff Blum got it done — with a save from Mark Buehrle.

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Today in White Sox History: October 24

Nineteen years ago today, the White Sox installed the architect of the 2005 champions as GM.

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Today in White Sox History: October 23

Another miracle day, marked by two homers — one expected and one most improbable.

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Today in White Sox History: October 22

A glorious win in the opener of the 2005 World Series, 14 years ago today.

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Today in White Sox History: October 19

Another outright steal for Frank Lane.

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Today in White Sox History: October 18

Ladies and gentlemen, eight years after hitting No. 1, rocking Comiskey Park, it’s … Steam!

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Today in White Sox History: October 16

Paul Konerko’s unassisted out at first clinched a fourth straight win, fourth straight complete game, and World Series berth in 2005.

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Today in White Sox History: October 15

World title No. 2 is in the books!

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Today in White Sox History: October 14

A historic, unique, first-time World Series win for the White Sox!

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Today in White Sox History: October 13

Pat Kelly was so good with the White Sox, he turned a 0.0 bWAR season in 1973 into an All-Star Game appearance.

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Today in White Sox History: October 12

It was the dropped third strike heard ’round the world.

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Today in White Sox History: October 11

Where it all began for the White Sox … and where Jeff Torborg’s successful reign ended.

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Today in White Sox History: October 10

It was an American Invasion, as the White Sox and Giants hit Liverpool.

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Today in White Sox History: October 9

One devastating loss, and one season-saving win, in postseasons 74 years apart.

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Today in White Sox History: October 8

Heartbreak in 1983 … hope in 1993.

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Today in White Sox History: October 7

El Duque forever! An INCREDIBLE pitching performance from Orlando Hernandez highlights the day.

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Today in White Sox History: October 6

Heartbreaking losses, including two late pennant eliminations in the 1900s, mark the day.

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Today in White Sox History: October 5

Three playoff games (two wins!) but One Massive Retirement highlight the day.

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Today in White Sox History: October 4

The beginning of a rebuild, 70 years ago … and the end of a ribald era.

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Today in White Sox History: October 3

The day the music died? Sure, but the White Sox clinched one of their pennants on this day, too.

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Today in White Sox History: October 2

October 2 is a pitcher’s day in White Sox annals … aside from a certain, high profile beer bath.

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