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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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277 48
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
187 47
Paul Konerko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Paul Konerko Infielder, First baseman

3
232 55
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

4
157 36
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Carlton Fisk Catcher

5
134 26
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Luis Aparicio Shortstop

6
154 36
Nellie Fox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Nellie Fox Second baseman

7
122 31
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
134 33
Mark Buehrle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Mark Buehrle Starting pitcher, Pitcher

9
126 27
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Luke Appling Shortstop

10
119 30
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
122 32
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Eddie Collins Second baseman

12
82 22
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
73 20
Ed Walsh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Ed Walsh Pitcher

14
85 27
Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Dick Allen Infielder, First baseman, Third baseman

15
73 21
Billy Pierce is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Billy Pierce Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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16
70 21
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
72 23
Ted Lyons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Ted Lyons Pitcher

18
90 39
Robin Ventura is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Robin Ventura Manager, Third baseman

19
81 22
Hoyt Wilhelm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Hoyt Wilhelm Pitcher

20
89 31
Ozzie Guillén is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Ozzie Guillén Manager, Shortstop

21
86 29
A. J. Pierzynski is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

22
78 29
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardBeecher added Bo Jackson Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

23
68 23
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
59 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
63 24
Magglio Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Magglio Ordóñez Right fielder

27
64 22
Early Wynn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Early Wynn Pitcher

28
61 25
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
bmarr2008 added Goose Gossage Pitcher

29
33 9
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
32 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
41 15
Red Faber is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Red Faber Pitcher

32
24 5
Scott Podsednik is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Aidan7158 added Scott Podsednik Left fielder, Center fielder

33
48 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
40 16
Bill Melton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Bill Melton Third baseman

35
41 17
Chet Lemon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Chet Lemon Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

36
41 21
Eddie Cicotte is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Eddie Cicotte Pitcher

37
40 19
Ray Durham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Ray Durham Second baseman

38
25 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
26 10
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 9
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 19
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
28 15
Ray Schalk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Ray Schalk Catcher

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44
44 22
LaMarr Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
LaMarr Hoyt Pitcher

45
23 10
Adam Eaton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Adam Eaton Starting pitcher, Pitcher

46
43 22
Buck Weaver is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Buck Weaver Shortstop, Third baseman

47
18 12
Carlos Quentin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Carlos Quentin Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

48
16 7
Aaron Rowand is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Aaron Rowand Outfielder, Center fielder

49
20 11
Bucky Dent is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Bucky Dent Shortstop

50
21 16
George Davis is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added George Davis Infielder, Shortstop