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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
453 85
Frank Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

2
378 85
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

3
305 98
Paul Konerko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Infielder, First baseman

4
254 67
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Catcher

5
210 44
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Shortstop

6
202 52
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder

7
229 47
Mark Buehrle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

8
223 59
Nellie Fox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Second baseman

9
191 37
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Shortstop

10
167 56
Chris Sale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

11
168 51
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
172 50
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Second baseman

13
123 33
Ed Walsh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Pitcher

14
139 40
Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Infielder, First baseman, Third baseman

15
140 60
Robin Ventura is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Manager, Third baseman

16
148 58
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardBeecher added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

17
105 33
Ted Lyons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

18
112 26
Jim Thome is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

19
105 35
Billy Pierce is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
108 38
Jermaine Dye is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

21
113 29
Jack McDowell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

22
107 32
Wilbur Wood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
bmarr2008 added Pitcher

23
136 50
Ozzie Guillén is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Manager, Shortstop

24
119 30
Hoyt Wilhelm is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

25
132 48
A. J. Pierzynski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

26
102 36
Magglio Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Right fielder

27
67 15
Bobby Thigpen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

28
98 32
Early Wynn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

29
69 14
Tim Raines is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Left fielder

30
75 12
José Abreu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added José Abreu

31
72 32
Eddie Cicotte is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

32
72 49
Alexei Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

33
88 39
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
bmarr2008 added Pitcher

34
69 27
Bill Melton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Third baseman

35
47 23
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
59 28
Red Faber is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

37
63 31
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
30 6
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Jose Abreu

39
45 28
José Quintana is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

40
58 35
Ray Durham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Second baseman

41
39 17
Ron Kittle is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

42
33 29
George Davis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Infielder, Shortstop

43
32 28
Carlos Quentin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

44
53 31
Sherm Lollar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Catcher

45
32 20
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
49 29
Lance Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Outfielder, Center fielder

47
33 33
Albert Belle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Outfielder, Left fielder

48
59 30
Buck Weaver is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

49
39 29
Ray Schalk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Catcher

50
36 21
Jon Garland is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher