Genuine fans take the best team moments with the less than great, and know that the games that are best forgotten make the good moments truly shine. This monumental book of the Chicago White Sox documents all the best moments and personalities in the history of the team, but also unmasks the regrettably awful and the unflinchingly ugly. In entertaining—and unsparing—fashion, this book sparkles with White Sox highlights and lowlights, from wonderful and wacky memories to the famous and infamous. Such moments include the magical run to the 2005 World Series title, as well as the notorious “Black Sox Scandal” that rocked the foundation of the sport. Whether providing fond memories, goose bumps, or laughs, this portrait of the team is sure to appeal to the fan who has been through it all.
About the Author
Mark Gonzales is a seasoned sportswriter. His writing has appeared in such publications as the Peninsula Times Tribune, the San Jose Mercury News, the Arizona Republic, Sports Illustrated, Baseball America, and the Sporting News. He reports on the White Sox for the Chicago Tribune. Bill Melton is a sports commentator for Chicago White Sox broadcasts on Comcast SportsNet and a former third baseman in Major League Baseball, primarily playing with the Chicago White Sox. He was selected for the all-star team in 1971 and lead the American League in homeruns during the same season. They both live in Chicago.