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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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1
465 89
Frank Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

2
320 100
Paul Konerko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Infielder, First baseman

3
390 89
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

4
264 68
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Catcher

5
219 45
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Shortstop

6
215 54
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder

7
238 48
Mark Buehrle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

8
231 60
Nellie Fox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Second baseman

9
176 58
Chris Sale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

10
199 39
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Shortstop

11
175 53
Minnie Miñoso is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

12
178 52
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Second baseman

13
146 40
Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Infielder, First baseman, Third baseman

14
128 34
Ed Walsh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Pitcher

15
150 62
Robin Ventura is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Manager, Third baseman

16
109 33
Ted Lyons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

17
119 27
Jim Thome is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

18
114 38
Jermaine Dye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
109 35
Billy Pierce is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
151 61
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardBeecher added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

21
119 30
Jack McDowell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

22
144 51
Ozzie Guillén is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Manager, Shortstop

23
110 34
Wilbur Wood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
bmarr2008 added Pitcher

24
121 31
Hoyt Wilhelm is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

25
135 50
A. J. Pierzynski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

26
103 37
Magglio Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Right fielder

27
68 16
Bobby Thigpen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

28
101 32
Early Wynn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

29
74 15
Tim Raines is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Left fielder

30
81 13
José Abreu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added José Abreu

31
73 33
Eddie Cicotte is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

32
89 40
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
bmarr2008 added Pitcher

33
72 52
Alexei Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

34
70 28
Bill Melton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Third baseman

35
49 25
Scott Podsednik is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Aidan7158 added Left fielder, Center fielder

36
61 29
Red Faber is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

37
64 32
Chet Lemon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

38
33 7
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Jose Abreu

39
46 30
José Quintana is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

40
42 17
Ron Kittle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

41
34 30
George Davis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Infielder, Shortstop

42
59 37
Ray Durham is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Second baseman

43
55 32
Sherm Lollar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Catcher

44
33 30
Carlos Quentin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

45
33 21
Carlos Lee is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Left fielder, First baseman

46
50 30
Lance Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Outfielder, Center fielder

47
35 35
Albert Belle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Outfielder, Left fielder

48
61 31
Buck Weaver is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

49
41 30
Ray Schalk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Catcher

50
26 28
Fielder Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Outfielder, Center fielder