Imagine pitching a full season with a 1.88 ERA. That's Joe Horlen! He was the leading pitcher on the 1967 Sox, the most dominant pitching staff in franchise history since the dead ball era! Now he shares his thoughts about his years with the Sox with Mark Liptak and WSI's totally biased Sox Fans! Who loves ya, baby!
Sox Marketing Wars!
Starting with Bill Veeck's first stint as Sox owner and right through to the present day sniping from local sports columnists, the Sox have battled for the hearts and minds of Chicago's baseball fans. WSI guest contributor Richard Lindberg, author of The White Sox Encyclopedia, gives this historical overview of this long-running battle and why the stakes are so important for all totally biased Sox Fans!
Canseco, Sox and Shame
Jose Canseco's last stop in major league baseball was with the Sox in 2001 but the worst of the dirt he sheds in his new book lies elsewhere. WSI's Guy Bacci is relieved the Sox are (mostly) spared and wonders who has any credibility after the latest "he said, she said" counter charges.
The Sox return to Tucson so naturally the sportswriters are busy dusting off the same tired stories, starting with the usual rip jobs on Frank Thomas. WSI's Hal Vickery has heard it all before and remains excited about the coming season.
Farewell, Dave Wills!
The long-time host of the Sox radio pre- and post-game show has a new job inside Tampa Bay's broadcast booth. A long-time friend to totally biased Sox Fans, WSI's Hal Vickery writes this farewell tribute!
Maybe there were no "wardrobe malfunctions" at the Super Bowl, but boobs are forever being laid bare over at ESPN! Rob Neyer is the newest clueless one to draw a paycheck for being a dope notes WSI's Hal Vickery!