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In honor of actor Andy Garcia and his (unintentionally) hilarious reaction to Sofia (Mary Corleone) Coppola's death scene in "The Godfather, Part III."
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Posted 12-04-2010 at 11:54 AM by TommyJohn
Updated 05-29-2011 at 10:46 AM by TommyJohn

[B][SIZE=3][COLOR=red]11/23/05:[/COLOR] [/SIZE][SIZE=2]Sox fans were still basking in the glow of the team's world championship when Kenny Williams went to work making a big trade and also running a South Side icon out of town.[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=5]Sox begin dismantling 2005 Champions[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]Rowand for Thome worst trade since Sosa for Bell[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]"When I heard Chicago, I thought they meant the Cubs. Why do you think I approved the deal?" says washed-up DH 1st baseman[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]Paul Sullivan: Cubs rejected Thome in 2003 for Hee Seop Choi, who helped team get within 5 outs of World Series[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]Jim Leyland says Sox have that 'sinking feeling.'[/SIZE][/B]
[B][SIZE=3]Manager of 1997 World Champ Marlins talks about how the 1998 team went 54-108; sees similar fate for 06 White Sox[/SIZE][/B]

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[B][SIZE=3][COLOR=red]12/3/05:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]White Sox trades in review:[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=5]1960: AL Champ White Sox trade promising outfielder to Phillies for washed-up infielder. Is history repeating itself?[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]Inside: Will Kenny Williams destroy White Sox like Bill Veeck? [/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]Special Pullout Section: [/SIZE][SIZE=6]Was World Series fixed?[/SIZE][/B]
[B][SIZE=4]Starting today, the Tribune reprints Hugh Fullerton's columns investigating 1919 World Series[/SIZE][/B]

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[B][SIZE=4]Monday in 'Gil Thorp':[/SIZE][/B]


[B][SIZE=4]Coach Jockstrap: "Gil, why didn't you stop that fan that ran out onto the field?"[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]Gil: "He seemed harmless enough, coach. He just wanted to scatter his dog's ashes."[/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=4]Coach Jockstrap: "That's not the right attitude, Gil! Suppose two lunatics run out onto the field to beat up a coach! Are you going to just stand there and let them?"[/SIZE] [/B]

[B]___________________________________[/B]

[B][SIZE=3][COLOR=red]12/4/05:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/B]

[B][SIZE=3]Yesterday's Tribune Headlines:[/SIZE][/B]


[B]In the wake of the White Sox' potential release of Frank Thomas and the[/B]
[B]impartial headline "Little Hurt in This Goodbye" followed by Morrissey, I [/B]
[B]got to once again thinking about what life at the Trib might have been like[/B]
[B]if they had owned the Cubs at the end of the 1950 season. I suspect we would've seen something like this:[/B]

[B][B][SIZE=5]Little Ache or Pain in This Goodbye[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=4]Sox set to release perennial griper Appling[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=4]"how could they do this while I'm injured?" whines petulant Sox SS.[/SIZE][/B][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=4]In the Wake of the News: A look back at Appling's worst moments.[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]"I'm just miserable. I can't talk now, my throat's so sore."[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]That is what Luke Appling said to us on the afternoon of[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]April 16, 1940 in response to Bob Feller's Opening Day no-[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]hitter. Appling had just been a participant in baseball [/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]history and all he could think about was himself, as usual.[/SIZE][/B] [/B]

[B][B][SIZE=4]Cub notes: Terwilliger, Smalley point way to brilliant future[/SIZE][/B] [/B]

[B]__________________________________[/B]

[B][SIZE=3][COLOR=red]12/7/05:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=5]Thomas Gone; petulant whiner whines way out of door[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=4]"How could they do this to me?" Frank pouts[/SIZE][/B][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=5]Paul Sullivan: I hate Frank Thomas; a look back at a wasted career[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=4]1962: Thomas, Marv Throneberry symbolize ineptitude of '62 Mets[/SIZE][/B][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=4]1965: Thomas' racist remarks provoke fight with Phillies teammate Richie Allen[/SIZE][/B][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=4]and many more foul deeds[/SIZE][/B] [/B]

[B]__________________________________[/B]

[B][SIZE=5]Ligue questioned in article theft[/SIZE][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=4]Noted coach attacker quizzed by detectives; let's take opportunity to go over events of Sept. 2002[/SIZE][/B] [/B]

[B]__________________________________[/B]

[B][SIZE=5][B]Mystery solved! [/B][/SIZE][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=4]Police believe they know who took Collyer's Eye articles[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]"It was most certainly a White Sox fan" said Det. Lt. Tribster. [/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]"Only a White Sox fan would do such a thing. Obviously they [/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]are embarrassed to root for a team that fixed the World[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]Series, or at least they should be, and they want the rest [/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]of the world to forget that it happened. We have many leads[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]and we are almost certain that it may even be the same guy[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B][SIZE=3]that killed the Wrigley ivy."[/SIZE][/B][/B]

[B]__________________________________[/B]

[B][SIZE=3][COLOR=red]2/18/06:[/COLOR][/SIZE][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=5]White Sox rap sheet![/SIZE][/B][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=4]Albert Belle, angry ex-White Sox star, arrested for stalking ex-girlfriend[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B]"You guys never write about the good things I do." gripes ex-White Sox star[/B][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=5]Paul Sullivan: Thomas and Belle were no Banks and Williams[/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B]Thomas' self-centered moodiness and Belle's raging hatred of mankind[/B][/B]
[B][B]personify perfectly the White Sox and their fans[/B][/B]

[B][B][SIZE=7]Ligue Arrested!![/SIZE][/B][/B]
[B][B]Quintessential White Sox fan caught breaking into car[/B][/B]


[B][B][SIZE=5](Yet another)Look back at September, 2002 when Ligue's attack on Gamboa spoke for Sox fans everywhere[/SIZE][/B][/B]

[B][B]Full color photo spread of Ligue's attack; page 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9[/B][/B]

[B][B]Special pullout section on all White Sox fans and ex-players who [/B][/B]
[B][B]were arrested and accused of crimes[/B] [/B]
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