Teams & Topics: White Sox

  • gimineztag
    Jun 6, 2013

    Lost In The Insanity: White Sox Play Of The Game

    There was one play in the bottom of the fourth that was some baseball at its best.

  • sox-facebook-celebrations
    Jun 4, 2013

    Nobody Celebrates A Loss Like The Chicago White Sox (On Facebook)

    The White Sox are all smiles on facebook after bringing their losing streak to seven.

  • cassilo_whites_sox_woes
    May 14, 2013

    Breaking Down The Impending Decline Of The Chicago White Sox

    The White Sox are floundering at the outset of the season, and it looks like things are going to get much worse before they get better.

  • i_like_hawk_harrelson_chicagoside
    Apr 15, 2013

    I Like Hawk Harrelson. So Sue Me.

    When he goes nuts, Jeff forgives him, because Jeff goes nuts sometimes, too. For Jeff, the important thing is that Harrelson, unlike other announcers, is focused on every crumb of action and lets a ball game breathe.

  • white_sox_glendale_spring_training_attendance_chicagoside
    Mar 12, 2013

    White Sox Attendance Woes Extend To Spring Training

    Folks in Sox black have been lonelier than usual in the Grand Canyon State this spring. What’s it all mean?

  • frank_thomas_ben_strauss_chicago_side
    Jan 25, 2013

    The Big Hurt Still Hurts

    By all accounts, Frank Thomas today is a success — but he is far from adored in Chicago. What gives? ChicagoSide’s Ben Strauss take another look at his favorite White Sox slugger.

  • 2012_Chicago_Cubs_White_Sox_Awards
    Nov 19, 2012

    ChicagoSide 2012 Cubs-White Sox Awards

    Now that the traditional MLB awards have been announced—Cabrera, Trout, Dickey, etc.—it’s time for the first-annual ChicagoSide Sox-Cubs awards. You’re welcome.

  • president_Barack_obama_chicago_white_sox_fan
    Nov 1, 2012

    The Audacity of a White Sox Fan: Why Chicago Sports Matter to President Obama

    As election day nears and everything begins to feel like politics, Chicago fans might be inclined to wonder: Is he really a die-hard Chicago sports fan? And does it matter?

  • Postacrd_Arizona_Fall_League-Chicago_Side
    Oct 30, 2012

    A Postcard From Arizona: Fall League Cubs, White Sox

    The Arizona Fall League, which holds forth in the Valley of the Sun, is baseball’s—and Arizona’s—best-kept secret, and persists in that distinction even though it’s regularly advertised as such. That’s just how Fred Klein likes it

  • White_Sox_Poem_2012_ChicagoSide
    Oct 19, 2012

    October Vanishes: A Poem For The 2012 Chicago White Sox

    As the rival Detroit Tigers cleanly sweep the Yankees to reach the World Series, ChicagoSide’s poet laureate, Dave Landsberger, offers this dirge to the 2012 White Sox.

  • Pitcher_Pollock_Kevin_Guilfoile_ChicagoSide
    Oct 17, 2012

    The Secret Of ‘Pitcher Pollock’

    With every piece of sports memorabilia, it’s not the object that’s valuable. It’s the story attached to the object that’s priceless. And sometimes all it takes is sifting through a few pages from an old book to find a great story.

  • 2012_MLB_Playoffs_Guide_ChicagoSide
    Oct 5, 2012

    A Loser’s Guide To The MLB Playoffs

    What do you do when your team is eliminated and baseball is moving on to the postseason? In Chicago, this is almost never a hypothetical question. But fear not. Savage, channeling Royko, is here to help you root correctly.

  • soxfans_samarov_625
    Sep 26, 2012

    A Late-September Afternoon At Sox Park

    Youkilis wouldn’t play on Yom Kippur Eve, so the Sox changed the time of Tuesday’s game against the Indians to 1:10 p.m.—a rare, afternoon tilt. With the Sox just a game up and about a week of season left, how could the writer miss it?

  • Ballgame_Janice_Kerbel_ChicagoSide
    Sep 26, 2012

    Take Me Out To The Art Gallery

    All through summer and into fall, our editor-in-chief has been bothered by a notion that baseball has lost its grip on the nation, that it’s doomed to go the way of Tiddlywinks, Atari, and maybe even books. Then he received an invitation to an opening at the Arts Club of Chicago.