This Day in White Sox History: Sox acquire Bartolo Colon from Montreal.

This Day in White Sox History: Sox acquire Bartolo Colon from Montreal.
Former White Sox pitcher Bartolo Colon.

January 15, 2003 - Another bold stab by GM Kenny Williams as he acquired starter Bartolo Colon as part of a three way deal with Montreal and the Yankees. Colon had a good season for the Sox - 15 wins, 242 innings pitched and 173 strikeouts before inking a large deal with Anaheim where he’d win the Cy Young Award. Williams brought him back in 2009 hoping for the same but got little for his troubles. In fact Colon got hurt, was overweight and when assigned to a minor league rehab stint never reported!

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