Chicago White Sox

Luzinski hit a home run that clanged off the Liberty Bell

Luzinski hit a home run that clanged off the Liberty Bell
October 31, 2012 No Comments »

Sparky Anderson made many predictions over the course of his career. He was famous for hyperbole – a fancy word for spreading bull. But it was no bull what Sparky once said about The Bull, Greg Luzinski of the Philadelphia ... Read More »

Louisville Slugger Ad from 1960 featuring Al Smith of the White Sox

Louisville Slugger Ad from 1960 featuring Al Smith of the White Sox
September 15, 2012 No Comments »

When the Chicago White Sox traded Minnie Minoso to the Cleveland Indians for Al Smith and Early Wynn in 1957, their fans were outraged. Minoso was immensely popular in the Windy City, and Smith was not considered to be close ... Read More »

Falstaff Brewing advertisement for Chicago White Sox baseball, circa 1965

Falstaff Brewing advertisement for Chicago White Sox baseball, circa 1965
September 12, 2012 No Comments »

Falstaff Brewing Corporation was based in St. Louis and was once one of the most prosperous brew companies in the United States, peaking in popularity in the 1960s. This print advertisement was featured in sporting publications during that decade and ... Read More »

Shoeless Joe may be a sympathetic character to some, but he was guilty

Shoeless Joe may be a sympathetic character to some, but he was guilty
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

In 1934, the citizens of Greenville, South Carolina, wanted to bring a minor league baseball team to their town. They knew that in order to get that accomplished there was one man in their community they needed to talk to. ... Read More »

Chicago White Sox All-Time Team

Chicago White Sox All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

The White Sox have much more depth in their pitching staff than they do in their lineup, but in recent years they’ve added more thunder to their all-time slugging roster. As a result, the All-Time ChiSox have a more modern ... Read More »

VIDEO: Members of ’83 White Sox remember the playoffs vs. the Orioles

VIDEO: Members of ’83 White Sox remember the playoffs vs. the Orioles
July 18, 2012 No Comments »

When a team loses in the playoffs, they are usually forgotten. Not so with the 1983 Chicago White Sox, who had a great season, winning 99 games and the AL West Division title. Behind a talented pitching staff that featured ... Read More »

Ozzie is a far better manager than he was a player

Ozzie is a far better manager than he was a player
March 3, 2012 No Comments »

There’s a saying in baseball: “His mouth is writing checks his ass can’t cash.” It might have been invented with Ozzie Guillen in mind. As a player, Ozzie was a ¬†fine defensive shortstop for a few years, until an injury ... Read More »