9 Facts About Chicago White Sox

1. Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago.

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2. The franchise, now known as the Chicago White Sox, made its first World Series appearance in 1906, beating the crosstown Cubs in six games.

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3. The Chicago White Sox were heavily favored in the 1919 World Series, but lost to the Cincinnati Reds in eight games.

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4. From 1957 to 1965, the Chicago White Sox were managed by Al Lopez.

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5. Guillen had marginal success during the rest of his tenure, with the Chicago White Sox winning the Central Division title in 2008 after a one-game playoff with the Minnesota Twins.

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6. In one game during the 2014 season, the Chicago White Sox paired their throwbacks with a cap featuring the batter logo instead of the wordmark "SOX"; this is currently their batting-practice cap prior to games in the throwback uniforms.

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7. In 1988, the Chicago White Sox got rid of Ribbie and Roobarb; Andy the Clown was not permitted to perform in the new Comiskey Park when it opened in 1991.

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8. Chicago White Sox's was one of the first ballpark organists to play pop music, and became known for her songs playing on the names of opposing players.

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9. The Twins won the division in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, and 2009, with the Chicago White Sox winning in 2005, 2008, and 2010, and many of those years their rival was the division runner-up.

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