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White Sox Pitcher Liam Hendriks Has Cancer, Vows Full Recovery And Comeback

Chicago's favorite Aussie has been a generous community member.

Citywide

‘Sell The Team, Jerry’ Billboards Going Up Outside Sox Park After Angry Fans Raise More Than $5K

The organizer will now be able to buy two billboards to protest the White Sox's struggles under the team's longtime owner Jerry Reinsdorf.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Kid Who Went Viral For Dropping Hot Dog At Sox Game Gets All-You-Can-Eat Party At Wieners Circle

A viral video showed Matthew Hoobler, 4, at an Aug. 14 game, happily munching on a dog before it slipped out of the bun. His dad said he's usually in it for the bun, anyway.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Billy Russo Dreamed In Venezuela Of Joining The White Sox. He Found A Place In Chicago As Their Translator

Russo, a former sports writer from Venezuela, convinced his editors to send him to Chicago. He's stuck around as the White Sox's official translator.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

South Side Iron Man: Sox Fan Celebrates 40th Straight Opening Day By Bringing 2 Buses Of Fans To Ballpark

Nothing has gotten in Jim McKeever's way over four decades — not even four bouts of cancer.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Chatham’s TailoRite Has Made White Sox Jerseys Perfect For Game Day For 29 Years — And It’s Stayed True To Its South Side Roots

Joseph Caldwell Sr.'s business was the first Black-owned company to clean professional baseball jerseys. The 89-year-old still inspects every jersey at his shop.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Baseball Is Back On For Chicago Cubs, White Sox As MLB, Players Union Reach Season-Saving Deal

The regular season will begin April 7, as MLB and the players union reached an agreement after months of negotiations.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Meet White Sox ‘Beer Helmet Guy’ Jake Von Esh, The Jimmy Fallon Lookalike Who Has Become Bleacher Famous

Jake Von Esh, the double Modelo-hatted Sox fan caught on camera last fall, was impersonated by Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show." Even the "Cane Guy" acknowledges, "Jake’s got the torch now."

Citywide

Bo Jackson, 2-Sport Legend, Surprises South Chicago Family With Home Makeover

Tanika Harmon, a single mom of three, has long experienced homelessness. She found her family an apartment two years ago, but they had little furniture — until Jackson, the Sox and Digs With Dignity surprised them with a home makeover.

South Chicago, East Side

White Sox Fan Delivers On Promise To Get Tattoo Honoring Leury García For Game 3 Heroics

"If everyone ever challenges me on my White Sox fandom, I have proof that I’m a do-or-die fan,” Gilbert Redman said. “And I guess Leury García is forever a part of who I am now."

Citywide

Meet ‘Cane Guy,’ The Unlikely Sorcerer Who Helped Save The White Sox

Lifelong fan Rob Holt doesn't think his cane has powers — but fans do. The Sox did make a comeback victory once he started working his magic.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

The White Sox, Chicago’s ‘Working Man’s Team,’ Inspire Fans Across The City With Sunday Win

Tim Anderson talks to a young player who got his tooth knocked out. Michael Kopech inspired a teen pitcher recovering from leukemia. And the team let Shermann Thomas, the TikTok historian, film at their field.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Limited Edition White Sox Bobbleheads Go On Sale This Week As Team Starts Playoffs

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum is releasing bobbleheads of José Abreu, Yoán Moncada and Luis Robert.

Citywide

Norwood Park Boy, 12, Battling Cancer Gets To Meet Favorite Sox Players — And Sit In The Best Seat In The House

Brady Nelson, 12, loves baseball — and he might just be Eloy Jiménez's biggest fan.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

South Side Teens Going To Play At The ‘Field Of Dreams’ — And They Have A Plan: Show ‘Black Kids Can Play Baseball, Too’

Baseball has been enduringly white — but a team of Black teens from the South Side is showing they're leaders on and off the field.

Roseland, Pullman

After Fan Backlash, White Sox Take Steps To Correct ‘Loretta’s Lounge’ Name Change Flap That Stunned Late Beer Vendor’s Family

After it became "LaRussa's Lounge," fans spoke up for longtime vendor Loretta Micele. The Sox have promised to print a replica sign for her family, but one won't be going up in the ballpark.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

White Sox Face Backlash After Renaming Late Beer Vendor’s ‘Loretta’s Lounge’ To Honor Tony La Russa

“Loretta’s Lounge" was dedicated to beloved concession worker Loretta Micele during the 2005 World Series to commemorate her 60th year working for the team.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

White Sox, Cubs Allowing More Fans At Games — And They’re Opening Special Sections For Fully Vaccinated People

The team will also open two vaccination sites at Guaranteed Rate Field, providing gift cards to fans who get their shots before games.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Wrigley Field, Sox Park Will Reopen To Fans On Opening Day As Coronavirus Spread Slows, Lightfoot Says

The Cubs' opening day is April 1 and the White Sox open at home April 8. Those will be Chicago's first major sports teams to be allowed to welcome back crowds since the pandemic started in spring 2020.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

White Sox, Cubs Return Friday — But Things Will Look Different

Friday is the long-delayed Opening Day for the White Sox and Cubs.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
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