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Don Larsen

The scoreboard tells the story of Don Larsen’s World Series perfection. Don Larsen is baseball’s “perfect” example that one moment can define a career. On Oct. 8, 1956, Larsen started game five of the World Series for the New York Yankees, who were taking on their crosstown rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers. After giving up four runs on one More...

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Minnie Minoso
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Farewell to Minnie Minoso, baseball pioneer

Minnie Minoso was to White Sox fans what Ernie Banks was to North Siders. Just a few short weeks after the passing of Ernie Banks, we return to remember the life of his counterpart on the South Side of Chicago, More...

ray sadecki
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Ray Sadecki and the trade that never was

Ray Sadecki was almost the trade piece that sent Lou Brock out of Chicago. Sadecki passed away this week due to complications from blood cancer. He was 73. I’m going to venture to say that nobody reading More...

By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

AL East dominates postseason in wild card era

The Boston Red Sox win last year gave the AL East a best-in-MLB World Series record of 8-3 during the wild card era. (Rob Tringali/MLB Photos) I didn’t see this mentioned anywhere else, but 2014 was the 20th More...

Paul Konerko statue
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Paul Konerko statue a fitting tribute from White Sox

Unveiled on Saturday, the Paul Konerko statue at U.S. Cellular field is a big hit. (R. Lincoln Harris) Without question, Paul Konerko enjoyed a long and successful career with the Chicago White Sox. And the signature More...

Javier Baez
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, September 15th, 2014

Javier Baez helping Cubs approach unprecedented low

Javier Baez leads Chicago’s K brigade with nearly two per game. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images) One of the moments from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” that never made much sense to me — besides More...

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