Ron Hansen speaks!
He came to the Sox in trade for franchise icon Luis Aparicio. He played on three consecutive South Side teams to win over 90 games. He got Joe Horlen his last out in the 1967 no-hitter that everyone believed could launch the Sox to World Series glory that season remembered on the South Side today as the Improbable Nightmare. He's Ron Hansen and he's here to speak to WSI's totally biased Sox Fans about glory and heartbreak in the 1960's. Another exclusive interview from WSI by Mark Liptak!
June 28... Sox Bullpen Shows Why It's the League's Best
Javier Vazquez struggled again, only going 4 1/3 innings, but the league's best bullpen saved the day and secured a series victory with a 6-5 win over the North Siders.
There is lots of noise around Chicago this month surrounding a certain first-place team. WSI's George Bova checks the calendar, surfs past the noise, notes how the dumbest of the dumb have exposed themselves, and keeps busy supporting our first-place White Sox. Good enough for now!
Unflappable Ozzie Flap!
The Sox are in first-place but nothing short of a flap over something manager Ozzie Guillen says could hope to get them the lead in the Chicago sports mediots' coverage! The club is definitely with Ozzie and that's all that counts as both WSI's George Bova and sage baseball mind Earl Weaver agree!
Cold Snap Over?
The Sox bats have heated up with the weather! Could the endless road games and unseasonably cold and wet home games have been the root cause of chilly Sox bats? Hal Vickery is the most prolific writer in WSI history and notes he'll be watching closely even if he isn't necessarily writing about it!
June 8th--Good Guys Give New Meaning to the Term
Despite the fact that the Twinkies--as their trolls will tell you--have the best rookie to ever appear on the planet--ever, I tells ya!--we still won. Nyah, Nyah!