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This is a list of the greatest Chicago White Sox players in team history. Established in 1894, the Chicago White Sox are one of the classic major league franchises. Known as the the Pale Hose, the ChiSox or in some quarters, the Black Sox, the White Sox featured some of the best players ever during the formative years of professional baseball. During the early twentieth century, the White Sox had one of the best teams in baseball. The team won several World Series with the likes of Eddie Cicotte, Red Faber and Reb Russell on the hill, while the acquisition of Shoeless Joe Jackson from Cleveland helped catapult the squad to the 1917 World Series title. After the Black Sox scandal saw many of the White Sox's best players banned from baseball, they had moderate success.

In the early '90s, behind the strength of slugger Frank Thomas, the White Sox were always competing for the American League's Central Division title. Nicknamed the Big Hurt, Thomas was one of baseball's biggest stars during his playing days. Thomas is a four-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1991, 1993, 1994, 2000), and two-time AL MVP (1993, 1994). He won the AL batting title in 1997, was named AL Comeback Player of the Year in 2000. The White Sox retired his trademark number 35 in 2010 and a statue of Thomas was erected in front of U.S. Cellular Field in 2011.

With a team that has as rich of a history as the White Sox, there are going to be many players who should be on the list of the greatest White Sox players of all time. If there's a player who should be on this list and isn't, feel free to add him. Here's your chance to support who you think is the greatest Chicago White Sox player in the team's illustrious history. Vote up or down whomever you think deserves the honor!
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263 45
Frank Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Frank Thomas Designated hitter, First baseman

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2
220 51
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

3
180 45
Paul Konerko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Paul Konerko Infielder, First baseman

4
147 35
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Carlton Fisk Catcher

5
128 25
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Luis Aparicio Shortstop

6
147 34
Nellie Fox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Nellie Fox Second baseman

7
120 28
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Harold Baines Designated hitter, Right fielder

8
130 32
Mark Buehrle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Mark Buehrle Starting pitcher, Pitcher

9
122 25
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Luke Appling Shortstop

10
117 28
Minnie Miñoso is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Minnie Miñoso Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

11
119 29
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Eddie Collins Second baseman

12
77 20
Chris Sale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Chris Sale Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

13
71 20
Billy Pierce is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Billy Pierce Starting pitcher, Pitcher

14
69 20
Ed Walsh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Ed Walsh Pitcher

15
80 27
Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Dick Allen Infielder, First baseman, Third baseman

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70 18
Jermaine Dye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Jermaine Dye Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

17
87 39
Robin Ventura is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Robin Ventura Manager, Third baseman

18
86 30
Ozzie Guillén is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Ozzie Guillén Manager, Shortstop

19
85 29
A. J. Pierzynski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

20
68 23
Ted Lyons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Ted Lyons Pitcher

21
74 28
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardBeecher added Bo Jackson Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

22
76 22
Hoyt Wilhelm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Hoyt Wilhelm Pitcher

23
67 22
Wilbur Wood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
bmarr2008 added Wilbur Wood Pitcher

24
51 12
Jim Thome is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jim Thome First baseman

25
57 19
Jack McDowell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Jack McDowell Starting pitcher, Pitcher

26
62 24
Magglio Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Magglio Ordóñez Right fielder

27
62 22
Early Wynn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Early Wynn Pitcher

28
58 24
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
bmarr2008 added Goose Gossage Pitcher

29
32 8
Bobby Thigpen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Bobby Thigpen Pitcher

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30 6
Tim Raines is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Tim Raines Left fielder

31
24 4
Scott Podsednik is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Aidan7158 added Scott Podsednik Left fielder, Center fielder

32
41 15
Red Faber is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Red Faber Pitcher

33
47 29
Alexei Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Alexei Ramírez Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

34
39 16
Bill Melton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Bill Melton Third baseman

35
39 18
Ray Durham is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Ray Durham Second baseman

36
38 17
Chet Lemon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Chet Lemon Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

37
37 21
Eddie Cicotte is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Eddie Cicotte Pitcher

38
23 4
José Abreu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added José Abreu

39
36 18
Sherm Lollar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Sherm Lollar Catcher

40
25 9
José Quintana is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added José Quintana Pitcher

41
22 8
Jon Garland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jon Garland Starting pitcher, Pitcher

42
33 18
Lance Johnson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Lance Johnson Outfielder, Center fielder

43
22 9
Adam Eaton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Adam Eaton Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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18 11
Carlos Quentin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Carlos Quentin Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

45
25 15
Ray Schalk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Ray Schalk Catcher

46
41 22
LaMarr Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
LaMarr Hoyt Pitcher

47
21 16
George Davis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added George Davis Infielder, Shortstop

48
16 11
Albert Belle is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Albert Belle Outfielder, Left fielder

49
14 4
Ron Kittle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Ron Kittle Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

50
40 22
Buck Weaver is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Buck Weaver Shortstop, Third baseman