Posts tagged "Dick Allen"

South Siders will Benefit from Youkilis's Change of Sox

South Siders will Benefit from Youkilis's Change of Sox
On Saturday, with rumors running rampant that the White Sox were in the driver’s seat to acquire Kevin Youkilis from the Red Sox, I couldn’t have been more clear in my opinion: Youkilis was the right man at the right time for our Sox. Within about 72 hours of the post, my wish became reality... Read more »

All Hail Dick Allen and the Extraordinary 1972 White Sox: The Team That Saved the Sox From Leaving Chicago

All Hail Dick Allen and the Extraordinary 1972 White Sox: The Team That Saved the Sox From Leaving Chicago
The 1972 baseball season on the South Side of Chicago didn’t culminate in a long-awaited World Series title.  It didn’t even produce an American League West division crown as the White Sox finished in second place behind the eventual World Champion Oakland A’s. But the excitement that built over the course of that summer holds... Read more »
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