Baseball The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time  

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List Rules Please only rank the players based on their time with the White Sox

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
514 97
Frank Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

2
447 98
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

3
349 121
Paul Konerko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Infielder, First baseman

4
252 51
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Shortstop

5
290 79
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Catcher

6
237 63
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder

7
257 64
Nellie Fox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Second baseman

8
271 52
Mark Buehrle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

9
221 43
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Shortstop

10
197 58
Minnie Miñoso is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

11
198 55
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Second baseman

12
198 72
Chris Sale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pitcher

13
144 37
Ed Walsh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardPatel added Pitcher

14
164 46
Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Infielder, First baseman, Third baseman

15
168 68
Robin Ventura is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Manager, Third baseman

16
118 40
Ted Lyons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

17
143 33
Jim Thome is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

18
174 69
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
RichardBeecher added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

19
134 35
Hoyt Wilhelm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Pitcher

20
122 40
Billy Pierce is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

21
129 45
Jermaine Dye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

22
134 33
Jack McDowell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

23
167 54
Ozzie Guillén is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
Manager, Shortstop

24
122 36
Wilbur Wood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time
bmarr2008 added Pitcher

25
152 55
A. J. Pierzynski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time