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gowhitesox
11-24-2005, 08:15 PM
I was wondering who other people on this board have as their all time favorite White Sox player.

My all time favorite is Harold Baines, it was a sad day when they traded him to Texas. Was great to see him back toward the end of his carrier, and now proud to see him on the coaching staff of the World Champions. My second favorite would be Frank Thomas.

Palehose13
11-24-2005, 08:19 PM
1. Ozzie Guillen
2. Frank Thomas
3. Robin Ventura

soxfan26
11-24-2005, 08:22 PM
1. Frank Thomas
2. Carlton Fisk
3. Robin Ventura
4. Harold Baines
5. Ivan Calderon

CHEESESOXER
11-24-2005, 08:32 PM
Luke
Nellie
Louie
Big Frank
Billy Pierce
Burls

4th Gen. Sox Fan
11-24-2005, 08:34 PM
Frank Thomas
Robin Ventura

soxfan123
11-24-2005, 08:42 PM
two words : Mark Buehrle

It will be a sad day if we ever let him go. Mark Buehrle..#56

SOXBOY
11-24-2005, 08:43 PM
Chet Lemon,Fisk,and Ventura

Fuller_Schettman
11-24-2005, 08:48 PM
My TOP TEN:

Carlton Fisk
Harold Baines
Frank Thomas
Robin Ventura
Bobby Thigpen
Ozzie Guillen
Paul Konerko
Joe Crede
Jack McDowell
Greg Walker

Dancin' Homer
11-24-2005, 08:51 PM
Jaime NavarroActually he was my favorite player to see leave, well him and Greg Norton

Real Faves:
1. Frank Thomas
2. Ron Kittle
3. Robin Ventura
4. Jack McDowell

batmanZoSo
11-24-2005, 08:54 PM
Tim Raines
Frank Thomas
Mark Buehrle
Juan Uribe
Robin Ventura

PaulDrake
11-24-2005, 08:57 PM
FWIW my all time top 10.
1. Billy Pierce
2. Minnie Minoso
3. Nellie Fox
4. Frank Thomas
5. Ed Walsh
6. Dick Allen
7. Willie Kamm
8. Gary Peters
9. Mark Buerhle
10. Floyd Robinson

I really could mention dozens of others, I'm a fan of all White Sox teams dating back to the beginning.

gowhitesox
11-24-2005, 09:12 PM
FWIW my all time top 10.
1. Billy Pierce
2. Minnie Minoso
3. Nellie Fox
4. Frank Thomas
5. Ed Walsh
6. Dick Allen
7. Willie Kamm
8. Gary Peters
9. Mark Buerhle
10. Floyd Robinson

I really could mention dozens of others, I'm a fan of all White Sox teams dating back to the beginning.

I also could name a bunch of others, especially from the 1976 team as I got a lot of autographs from that team. I also like Minnie Minoso, Chet Lemon and can't forget Ozzie Guillen. A former Sox pitcher named Jack Kucek was my first White Sox autograph and he would be among the favorites.

kittle42
11-24-2005, 09:12 PM
Ron Kittle, of course.

MUsoxfan
11-24-2005, 09:25 PM
1. Ron Santo
2. Royce Clayton
3. Jamie Navarro
4. Todd Ritchie
5. Robbie Alomar

:tongue:

Dibbs
11-24-2005, 09:25 PM
Frank...there is no close second for me.

NonetheLoaiza
11-24-2005, 09:26 PM
Big Frank
Nellie
Robin
Bill Melton

Chips
11-24-2005, 09:27 PM
Greg Walker

Bucky F. Dent
11-24-2005, 09:30 PM
Good Ole Bucky Dent. He played short for the Sox in my first years coming up as a fan. He's the guy I always cheered for. Nearly died the day I learned he'd left the team. I ended up at second in little league, but my other options for a baseball hero in the Sox middle infield were pretty limited in the seventies!

TimoPerez
11-24-2005, 09:30 PM
The man. The legend. Timo Perez.

Chips
11-24-2005, 09:44 PM
The man. The legend. Timo Perez.

I have Timo as my most hated White Sox player ever.

mike squires
11-24-2005, 09:45 PM
A lot of those guys from 83 were my childhood heroes. Baines and Kittle were definately my favs.

All time Favorite. Mike Squires.

bobwsx
11-24-2005, 09:46 PM
1.Big Frank 2.Black Jack 3.Kitty 4.The Bull 5.Crede

veeter
11-24-2005, 09:48 PM
1.) Brian Downing
2.) Carlos May
3.) Jorge Orta
4.) Ken Henderson
5.) Frank Thomas
6.) Dick Allen
7.) Tadahito Iguchi
8.) Mark Buerhle
9.) AJ
10.)Alex Fernandez
No particular order. All other Sox players tie for 11th. I love them all.

Black Jack 29
11-24-2005, 09:50 PM
I'll go Black Jack, Paulie, and then someone I never thought I'd ever ever consider before this season.......my main man A.J. Frank checks in at number 4.

Daver
11-24-2005, 09:50 PM
Carlton Fisk.

But I am a bit biased towards the position.

TheVulture
11-24-2005, 09:50 PM
FWIW my all time top 10.

5. Ed Walsh


What are you, 120?

My all-time favorite is Baines followed closely by Ozzie and Ventura - Lamar Hoyt, Jack McDowell and Buerhle would have to be my favorite Sox pitchers

MikeW
11-24-2005, 09:57 PM
My list includes some players that weren't great but for some reason they were favorites;

Nellie Fox
Ken Berry
Mike Hershberger
Walt 'No Neck' Williams
Gene Freese
Joel Horlen
Warren Newson
Bob Locker
Smokey Burgess
Gary Peters
FrankThomas
Dick Allen
and just about everyone else.

Chips
11-24-2005, 09:59 PM
After Walker, I would like to add Nellie Fox, Carlton Fisk, Dan Pasqua, Bobby Thingpen, and Ron Kittle to my list.

hose
11-24-2005, 10:01 PM
Bart Johnson.

Juan Uribe from the present team.

nccwsfan
11-24-2005, 10:06 PM
Top 5, in no particular order:

Chet Lemon
Harold Baines
Ron Kittle
Frank Thomas
Mark Buehrle

ShoelessJoeS
11-24-2005, 10:11 PM
1. Frank Thomas
2. Carlton Fisk
3. Robin Ventura

LuzinskiFan
11-24-2005, 10:37 PM
1. Greg Luzinski
2. Frank Thomas
3. Carlton Fisk
4. Bobby Thigpen
5. Harold Baines

Coolpapa
11-24-2005, 10:48 PM
No one's got Zisk?

TimoPerez
11-24-2005, 11:03 PM
I have Timo as my most hated White Sox player ever.

Not everybody has to agree about everything. I know the truth. Timo is the man.:wink:

LongLiveFisk
11-24-2005, 11:05 PM
I think my name gives it away! Good ol' 72.

However, I admire the hell out of a lot of other guys who wore the Sox uniform (the various Sox uniforms, actually!) :wink: ........

Thomas, Buehrle, Baines, and Ventura come to mind immediately as players I actually saw play. I admire guys like Nellie Fox and Aparicio as well, although you can't seem to have that same level of appreciation when you didn't see them in their prime.

chisoxmike
11-24-2005, 11:08 PM
Robin Ventura

Brian26
11-24-2005, 11:16 PM
Robin Ventura.

ChiSoxGirl
11-24-2005, 11:45 PM
Sweet Swingin' Robin Ventura! It's great to see so many people have him as one of their all time favorite Sox players! Just tells you what kind of guy & player he was. :D:

MeteorsSox4367
11-24-2005, 11:52 PM
In absolutely no particular order:

Bill Melton
Tom Egan (first favorite - a catcher with cool sideburns)
Greg Walker
Britt Burns
Richard Dotson
Bobby Thigpen
Ron Kittle
A.J. Pierzynski
Mark Buehrle
Robin Ventura
Carlton Fisk
Some shortstop named Guillen (Whatever happened to him?)
Ed Herrmann
Paul Konerko
Harold Baines
Wilbur Wood

ajismyhero
11-24-2005, 11:59 PM
1. Baines
2. Fisk
3. Lance Johnson
4. AJ

IronFisk
11-25-2005, 12:16 AM
Ya think my name drops a hint?

Being said...

1) Fisk
2) Thomas
3) Burehle (I'm a lefty too)
4) Hoyt
5) Konerko

Bottom 5:
Navarro (all positions)

KRS1
11-25-2005, 12:22 AM
Wow, no Karkovice fans?

CluelessJoe1919
11-25-2005, 01:43 AM
1. Ron Santo
2. Royce Clayton
3. Jamie Navarro
4. Todd Ritchie
5. Robbie Alomar

:tongue:
Since I'm a bit older than you, I think I could add Claudell Washington, D'Angelo Jimenez and Lerrin LaGrow to that list and you probably wouldn't complain.

CluelessJoe1919
11-25-2005, 01:47 AM
1. Rich McKinney
2. Bucky Dent
3. Luis Aparicio
4. Pete Ward
5. Lamarr Hoyt
6. Lamar Johnson
7. Oscar Gamble
8. Bill Melton
9. Gary Peters
10. Randy Johnson

hose
11-25-2005, 08:19 AM
1. Rich McKinney
2. Bucky Dent
3. Luis Aparicio
4. Pete Ward
5. Lamarr Hoyt
6. Lamar Johnson
7. Oscar Gamble
8. Bill Melton
9. Gary Peters
10. Randy Johnson

Hmmmmm, Randy Johnson

Ok either you are Randy Johnson or a freind , relative, from his neighborhood, HS or hometown , or seen him play down in the minors/pros, got his autograph or was given a ball by him .....I gots to know, why Randy Johnson:?: :cool:

TornLabrum
11-25-2005, 08:40 AM
In no particular order, except by era (a hazard of being this old):

Nellie Fox
Billy Pierce
Minnie Minoso
Looie Aparicio
Jim Landis
Jim Rivera
Gary Peters
Joe Horlen
Floyd Robinson
Walt Williams
Dick Allen
Wilbur Wood
Ed Herrmann
Richard Dotson
Ron Kittle
Carlton Fisk
Greg Walker
Harold Baines
Frank Thomas
Ozzie Guillen
Robin Ventura
Jack McDowell
Roberto Hernandez
Lance Johnson
Scott Podsednik
A.J. Pierzynski
Paul Konerko
Tadahito Iguchi
Mark Buehrle

Give Garland another year like this one, and I'll add him to my list.

Special mention goes to Chico Carrasquel who is the reason I'm a Sox fan in the first place.

Wsoxmike59
11-25-2005, 08:45 AM
1) Aparicio
2) Hoyt
3) Thomas
4) Allen (not Hank...or Neil)
5) Fisk
6) Melton
7) Foulke
8) Herrmann
9) W.Wood
10) Dent-Ozzie (tied)

Honorable mentions to: Harold Baines, Carlos May, Britt Burns, Rich Dotson,Jim Essian, Bob Coluccio, Bill Sharp, Nyls Nyman, Bill Naharodny, Eric Solderholm, Jack Brohamer, Vance Law, Harry Chappas and Jorge Orta.

(a wide array of varying talents, but I loved to watch all of the above play)

Baby Fisk
11-25-2005, 09:25 AM
FISK

BIG HURT
A.J.
BLACK JACK
WILBUR
ROBIN
NO NECK

Paulwny
11-25-2005, 10:19 AM
Fox, Aparicio, Pierce, Baines, Frank, Black Jack

voodoochile
11-25-2005, 10:39 AM
Frank and Haaarold...

PaulDrake
11-25-2005, 10:39 AM
What are you, 120?

My all-time favorite is Baines followed closely by Ozzie and Ventura - Lamar Hoyt, Jack McDowell and Buerhle would have to be my favorite Sox pitchers No, I'm not even 60, but he was a great White Sox pitcher wasn't he? I also like Rube Waddell and Iron Man McGinnity.

GoSoxGo
11-25-2005, 10:48 AM
Ventura is #1 for sure with Paulie close behind. It's kind of difficult after that since there have been so many great or, at least, interesting players on the Sox over the years.

areilly
11-25-2005, 10:51 AM
Gotta go with Blackjack.

I have great memories of Little League and trying to recreate that awesome motion of his out of the stretch...and I have great memories of getting in trouble for following his "don't be afraid to pitch inside" approach.


Honorable mentions to the rest of the '93 team. By far my favorite non-World Series-winning year of White Sox baseball.

miker
11-25-2005, 11:14 AM
I never have a favorite player...it's a guarantee that he will be traded!

That having been said, I do enjoy threads like these, especially when people bring up non-superstars...players like Craig Grebeck and Dave Gallagher...not the most talented, but gave everything they had. They would have fit in nicely on the 2005 World Champs.

fogie
11-25-2005, 11:43 AM
Chico Carrasquel my first big league autograph 1954 Can't forget Dick Allen, and on todays team Joe Crete.

TornLabrum
11-25-2005, 12:00 PM
Chico Carrasquel my first big league autograph 1954 Can't forget Dick Allen, and on todays team Joe Crete.

Does Joe Crete live in Monee?

hose
11-25-2005, 12:39 PM
Does Joe Crete live in Monee?

rimshoot

Sox-on-TV44
11-25-2005, 12:42 PM
1.Fisk
2.Paulie
3.Banies
4.Minnie
5.A.J.
6.Burns
7.Zisk
8.Chet Lemon
9.Melton
10.Dick Allen

kevin57
11-25-2005, 01:03 PM
1. Ron Santo
2. Royce Clayton
3. Jamie Navarro
4. Todd Ritchie
5. Robbie Alomar

:tongue:


I know it's in teal, but just reading those names made me :puking:

SoxFan76
11-25-2005, 01:18 PM
1st - Frank, Norton
2nd - Durham
3rd - Crede, Perry, Graffanino
SS - Uribe, Ozzie (yeah, I really like Uribe. Sorry Ozzie)

OF - One Dog, Raines, Baines, Caballo

P - Buehrle, Black Jack, Contreras, El Duque

TDog
11-25-2005, 01:23 PM
I never have a favorite player...it's a guarantee that he will be traded!

That having been said, I do enjoy threads like these, especially when people bring up non-superstars...players like Craig Grebeck and Dave Gallagher...not the most talented, but gave everything they had. They would have fit in nicely on the 2005 World Champs.

I met Dave Gallagher and talked with him when he was still in AAA. He was working on his stride with his invention, the Stride Tutor, outside the clubhouse in Yuma, Arizona. He was pretty cool. I had no idea if he would ever make it up to the Sox. I had gone there to talk to Mike Yastrzemski, who never made it past AAA. When Gallagher made it to the Sox, he was my favorite player on the team because he was like my own personal discovery.

As for naming an all-time favorite player, I don't think I can. I would have a long list that begins with Walt Williams and Carlos May. And Bill Melton. And Ed Herrmann. And Wilbur Wood. ...

VenturaSoxFan23
11-25-2005, 01:33 PM
I think my screenname says it clear as day. :cool:

Can add Frank Thomas, Bobby Thigpen/Scott Radinsky, Vance Law, Carlton Fisk & Ron Kittle to the list as well.

ja1022
11-25-2005, 01:35 PM
1. Aparicio
2. Thomas

and in no particular order...
Britt Burns
McDowell
Buerhle
Ventura
Fisk
Baines
Guillen
Raines

Wow, too many to list.

TommyJohn
11-25-2005, 01:37 PM
That I saw play:

1. Dick Allen
2. Harold Baines
3. Frank Thomas
4. Robin Ventura
5. Ozzie Guillen
6. Richie Zisk/Oscar Gamble
7. Magglio Ordonez, B.F. (before fallout)
8. I'd like to pick someone from the 05 team, but I like pretty much
every member, can't single out a fave.

Old-Timers: (that I never saw play, but read plenty about):

1. Nellie Fox
2. Tommy John (saw him play, just not with Sox)
3. Ed Walsh
4. Eddie Collins
5. Luke Appling
6. Tommie Agee/Don Buford
7. Ted Lyons
8. Art Shires, who had a couple of fistfights with manager Lena Blackburne.
I'd love to see Shires play for Ozzie Guillen. That would be fun.

Black Sox
11-25-2005, 01:40 PM
I have to pick the big hurt. I never liked his attitude much but he always left me in awe at the plate. I would literally race to the tv when he stepped up to bat in the 90's. Simply an amazing hitter. As far as attitude and personality goes, I would go with Ozzie. I always liked how him and Dunston would rib eachother during the Sox/Cubs games.

buehrle4cy05
11-25-2005, 01:40 PM
Excluding the obvious (Fox, Baines, Aparico) and players from the 05 team, here is my list:
1. Herbert Perry
2. Cal Eldred
3. Mike Sirotka
4. Keith Foulke
5. Mike Cameron

CluelessJoe1919
11-25-2005, 02:15 PM
Hmmmmm, Randy Johnson

Ok either you are Randy Johnson or a freind , relative, from his neighborhood, HS or hometown , or seen him play down in the minors/pros, got his autograph or was given a ball by him .....I gots to know, why Randy Johnson:?: :cool:

Do you remember who the Sox traded for Jerry Koosman? Well, don't worry, Roland Hemond didn't either. It was a tall blonde left-handed slugger named Randy Johnson.

Johnson came up late one year and I was very high on him cuz he seemed to hit every ball to the wall back then.
While I was covering the AAA Phoenix Firebirds in the mid 1990, Hemond sat in the press box and I chatted with him. I said, "I'll bet I can stump you on one of your own deals." He said, "go ahead."
I asked him who he traded to get Koosman, he said, "I remember the guy but I can't think of his name."
Hemond's a tremendous guy. If anyone gets a chance to talk to him, you should.

Beauty35thStreet
11-25-2005, 03:29 PM
Any player that played his heart out for the organization is all that really matters to me.

Frank Thomas is my favorite player and there's not a close second. I felt he was a great teammate, was put under a microscope that made his shortcomings exaggerated, and does not have enough credit as to how good of a teammate he was or how good he was to fans. All in all, he stayed with the White Sox and I hope he finishes a storied Hall of Fame career here in Chicago.

Captian Ron
11-25-2005, 03:33 PM
Frank Thomas:smile:

TheKittle
11-25-2005, 03:47 PM
Ivan Calderon is my favorite all time favorite White Sox. Weird dude with his Mr. T starter set gold chains. But always nice about signing autographs and I remember him giving a kid a bat once he found out it was the kid's BDay.

RIP Ivan.

sox84
11-25-2005, 03:54 PM
Ventura

southpaw40
11-25-2005, 04:00 PM
1. Britt Burns
2. Scott Radinsky
3. Jermaine Dye

antitwins13
11-25-2005, 04:05 PM
Frank Thomas
Tadahito Iguchi
Scott Podsednik
Harald Baines
Ozzie Guillen
Robin Ventura
and my all time favorite D'Angelo Jimenez

wassagstdu
11-25-2005, 04:14 PM
Looie Aparicio
Billy Pierce
Nellie Fox
Ozzie Guillen
Chico Carrasquel
Jim Landis
Greg Hibbard
Jack Harshman
Walt Williams
The entire 2005 team, but if I had to pick one, Tadahito Iguchi. Or maybe Scott Podsednik, or Mark Buehrle, or Juan Uribe, or Aaron Rowand, or John Garland, or .... No, It's the whole team -- and it goes up at the top of the list.
And Nancy Faust.

And I almost forgot my first favorite, Cass Michaels.

.:luis&nell

misty60481
11-25-2005, 05:37 PM
My 1st favorite is Cass Michaels,, he hit 1st Sox home run I saw after about 8 games..
Billy Pierce
Pete Ward
Bill Melton
Nellie
Sherman Lollar
Luke Appling
Wally Moses--1st Sox I ever saw bat
Taffy Wright
Thurman Tucker

the whole 93 and 05 teams

MyLifePeakedAt21
11-25-2005, 05:39 PM
Lyle Mouton. :wink:

CredeGoldGlove
11-25-2005, 08:31 PM
1. Frank Thomas
2. Frank Thomas
3. Joe Crede

soxfanreggie
11-25-2005, 09:09 PM
Frank as a hitter

Buehrle as a pitcher

kevin57
11-25-2005, 10:52 PM
I will assume from the answers that we are being asked for favorite players we've seen play personally; otherwise, Shoeless et al. should be on plenty of lists. Mine would be:

1. Robin Ventura
2. Black Jack
3. Magglio (only during his Sox days; flamed out and came crashing down a while before he jumped ship)
4. Ozzie Guillen (as player, and of course, now as manager)
5. Aaron Rowand (not just a sentimental choice given recent events)
6. Bucky Dent
7. Pods
8. Frank Thomas
9. Wilbur Wood
10. A.J.

DaleJRFan
11-25-2005, 11:16 PM
:hurt

"I am the greatest."

chisox77
11-25-2005, 11:32 PM
I must admit, my first favorite was Eric Soderholm.

I also remember rooting hard for Jim Essian to hit more . . . but he couldn't. In fact, he couldn't throw either, but I liked him because he worked hard to scratch out a major league career that might not have happened if the Sox weren't so bad in 1976 (he was the regular catcher for the '77 Sox, and had his best year).

But my all time favorite is FRANK THOMAS, no doubt about it. Just an amazing player to watch when he bats.

ElevenUp
11-25-2005, 11:36 PM
Big Frank.

eastchicagosoxfan
11-26-2005, 06:21 AM
Harold! Harold! Harold! Harold!

PBRWarrior
11-26-2005, 11:55 AM
1. Frank Thomas
2. Black Jack
3. Ozzie
4. One Dawg
5. Bo Jackson
6. Robin
7. Charlie Huff
8. Ron Karkovice

Fredsox
11-26-2005, 12:29 PM
Wilbur Wood. He and I share the same physique.

Sox-on-TV44
11-28-2005, 11:47 AM
1.Fisk
2.Paulie
3.Banies
4.Minnie
5.A.J.
6.Burns
7.Zisk
8.Chet Lemon
9.Melton
10.Dick Allen

Well,I added the entire 2005 and 1977 clubs as favs!

sullythered
11-28-2005, 11:51 AM
Pudge
Buehrle
Black Jack
Hurt

WoodPierceLyons
11-28-2005, 12:57 PM
Har-old is the all time man

Chappas the most obscure

All left handers from Pierce to Wood to Burns to Buehrle

robiwho
11-28-2005, 02:25 PM
Thomas, Ventura, Fisk, Baines, and Buehrle are my top 5.

soxfan1965
11-29-2005, 12:02 AM
Hoyt Wilhelm (Hall of Famer)
Smokey Burgess (as a pinch hitter)
Ken Berry (fielding)
Tommie Agee (rookie season)

MHOUSE
11-29-2005, 12:43 AM
I've always liked the White Sox throughout the mid 90s, but I was very young and easy distracted. I started to really keep up with the team on a day-to-day basis starting in 2001. Therefore, although I know a lot about past teams now, I couldn't say that anyone pre 1994 or thereabouts makes my top 5. I like Frank Thomas, but I only really caught the tail end of his career the last about four years, so forgive me for him not being in my top three. That said:

1. Buehrle
2. Crede
3. Podsednik
4. Frank Thomas
5. Ventura, Guillen (the times I did watch pre-2001)

Soon to be up there: Jenks, Thome, hopefully BA

soxinem1
12-03-2005, 01:03 AM
1. Frank Thomas
2. Carlton Fisk
3. Robin Ventura
4. Harold Baines
5. Britt Burns/Richard Dotson

BV2005
12-03-2005, 01:17 AM
Frank Thomas
Robin Ventura
Ozzie Guillen
Paul Konerko
Joe Crede
AJ Peirzinski
Mark Buehrle
Bo Jackson
Harold Baines
Carlton Fisk
Ron Kittle
Minnie Minoso

PKalltheway
12-03-2005, 02:08 AM
Frank Thomas (there were times when I felt sorry for the baseball when he hit it)
Paul Konerko
Magglio Ordonez (come on, I know some of you guys liked Mags too )
Carlos Lee (I just loved to see him hit homers; still enjoy watching him hit them)
Robin Ventura (I was just 10 in his last season in Chicago, but I still remember vividly how upset I was when they let him go)
Mark Buehrle (The longer he stays, the further up the list he will go)
Ozzie Guillen
Jose Valentin
Keith Foulke (before the east coast media finally realized how good of a closer he is)
Mike Cameron
You guys have to give me a break, I'm still young!:smile:

Theanticub
12-03-2005, 02:24 PM
1. Fisk
2. Ventura
3. Thomas
4. Beuhrle
5. Rowand (/tear)

richb2
12-03-2005, 02:46 PM
I have to say a tie between frank thomas and carlton fisk, I was sad at the time but looking back now it was the right time for them to go and leave the sox.

epgalsoxfan
12-03-2005, 02:51 PM
1. Robin Ventura
2. Frank
3. Paulie
4. Mark B.
5. Maggs(even though he is gone i have to respect how much he meant to me and the team when he was here)

isu24guy
12-03-2005, 03:15 PM
I have many favaorite Sox players, but my favorites would have to be:

1. Pugde Fisk
2. "Big Hurt" Frank Thomas
3. "One Dog" Lance Johnson
4. "Little Hurt" Craig Greybeck
5. Robin Ventura

WestSox
12-03-2005, 03:45 PM
1. Frank
2. Robin
3. Ron Kittle
4. Haaarrold
5. Pudge
6. Ozzie
7. Buehrle
8. Blackjack
9. Greg Luzinski
10. Bo Jackson

rbeze09
12-03-2005, 04:15 PM
My list includes some players that weren't great but for some reason they were favorites;

Nellie Fox
Ken Berry
Mike Hershberger
Walt 'No Neck' Williams
Gene Freese
Joel Horlen
Warren Newson
Bob Locker
Smokey Burgess
Gary Peters
FrankThomas
Dick Allen
and just about everyone else.

Warren Newson? haha i saw him play i went to a gary railcats game last year and he was playing against them. On the other hand I saw him hit one of the longest hr's ive ever seen. It was in '95 off of mark gubiza. He hit it about 2/3 of the way up the batters eye.

rbeze09
12-03-2005, 04:19 PM
1. Frank Thomas
2. Robin Ventura
3. Paul Konerko
4. Jack Mcdowell

antitwins13
12-03-2005, 07:53 PM
:tomatoaward/

chi_guy
12-04-2005, 12:59 AM
Hands down - Greg LuzinskiWhen my friend and I were little kids we used to play baseball every single day. He was always Carlton Fisk and I was always Greg Luzinski.

DC Sox Fan
12-04-2005, 02:08 AM
Barry Jones
Juan Agosto
Joel Skinner
Phil Bradley
Daryl Boston
Donnie Hill
Tim Hulett
Joel Skinner


But seriously...
http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/images/2004/10/13/aXWYaDq3.jpg
And a close 2nd... from meeting him personally is:
http://www.baseballlibrary.com/baseballlibrary/ballplayers/N/Nordhagen_Wayne.stm

lunchbox
12-04-2005, 05:00 PM
I can't believe everyone is forgetting the greatest player to ever don a Sox uniform...Slammin' Sammy Sosa

Taliesinrk
12-04-2005, 08:15 PM
Frank Thomas.. w/o a doubt..

chitownhawkfan
12-04-2005, 09:37 PM
FRANK THOMAS! Nobody else is even in the same ballpark. But if i had to name a couple I guess it would go like this.

1. Frank Thomas
2. Robin Ventura
3. PK
4. One Dog
5. Ivan Calderon (how could anybody not love that jheri curl and that blinged out neck?) RIP

JUribe1989
12-04-2005, 10:10 PM
Aaron Rowand, nicest athlete I have ever met. Then probably Jose Valentin.

SoxFan78
12-05-2005, 09:54 AM
Frank Thomas, bar none the best hitter of the 90's

mccoydp
12-05-2005, 10:40 AM
My favorite? The guy in the picture in my sig. Frank rules!

My other favorites include Robin Ventura, Jack McDowell, Carlton Fisk, and Paul Konerko.

My wife likes Scott Podsednik and Neal Cotts.

nlentz88
12-05-2005, 10:57 AM
Big Frank. The Big Hurt. Frank Thomas.

I'm only 28, so I've only known Sox players from the modern era. And while I certainly value greats such as Fisk, Ventura, and Black Jack, in my eyes Big Frank stands head and shoulders above the crowd.

pauliemvp
12-05-2005, 12:26 PM
Carlton Fisk is definitely my favorite Sox ever, but Konerko is my current #1.

chisoxfanatic
12-05-2005, 11:36 PM
Ventura; however, Konerko's currently my #1 and is making huge gains on Robin.

doctor30th
12-06-2005, 12:04 AM
1. Fisk
2. Ventura
3. Konerko (thank god he re-signed or I would have had to get my jersey redone)
4. Thomas
5. Tie Buerhle and Guillen

SouthSideHitman
12-06-2005, 12:58 AM
It's gotta be Robin Ventura for me. I own literally every baseball card of him as a White Sox. I don't know why he became my favorite, but ever since I could remember, he was it for me. I loved back when they would have that the Robin highlight package between innings and play "Rockin' Robin" few things made me happier as a kid.

I think Herbert Perry would be second. He was my favorite player of our 2000 renaissance.