Say It's So: The Chicago White Sox's Magical Season


Say It's So: The Chicago White Sox's Magical Season Asked Why He Would Give Up Three Of His Top Minor League Prospects For Pitcher Freddy Garcia, Ken Williams Answered With Two Numbers Nineteen Seventeen The White Sox General Manager Wasn T Referring To The Score Of That Day S Game Against The Cubs, But Rather To The Last Year In Which The White Sox Had Won The World Series Heck, This Was An Organization That Had Thrown One Since It Last Won One, Making Its Stamp On Baseball History With The 1919 Black Sox Gambling Scandal The White Sox Had Been Back To The World Series Only Once Since Then, With The Go Go Sox Losing In 1959 This Was The History That Williams And His Manager, Ozzie Guillen, A Fan Favorite From His Playing Days, Were Trying To Change They Rebuilt Their Roster Looking For Pitching, Speed, And Better Fielding After Years Of Trying To Bully The Opposition And Caught Fire, Building A 15 Game Lead On August 1 They Would Watch All But 1 1 2 Games Of The Lead Leak Away, But Rediscover Themselves In Time To Construct The Greatest Run Through October In History The White Sox Got Breaks And Took Advantage Of Every One Of Them They Won 16 Of Their Last 17 Games, Including 11 Of 12 In The Playoffs, And Outscored The Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Angels, And Houston Astros By 33 Runs, The Biggest Run Differential In Playoff History This Is The Story Of 25 Players And A Cynical City That Couldn T Believe Its Eyes While Watching Them.

Say It's So: The Chicago White Sox's Magical Season

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10 thoughts on “Say It's So: The Chicago White Sox's Magical Season

  1. Troy Smith says:

    Some great stories from behind the scenes, very enjoyable However the quality of the publishing was embarrassing One chapter ended abruptly at the bottom of a page, in mid sentence I turned the page and suddenly it was a new chapter Sloppy editing Still a fun read.

  2. Randy says:

    Loved reliving the 05 White Sox and the amazing run they went on This book read like a newspaper article detailing at bats I was expecting of things that happened in the clubhouse, which there was a little, but not what I expected.What irked me is the typos and editing that escaped the eyes to make this printing Why did it irk me Phil Rogers and THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE wrote what went between the cov...

  3. Jaime Contreras says:

    I enjoyed reading this written account of some of the moves that led to the 2005 World Championship victory by the Chicago White Sox The narrative retelling of that magical season is well constructed The writer also gives brief narratives of the background stories behind some of the players and manager In truth, this book is little than a retelling of the season in a standard construction and length 260 pages Little or inconsequential information is shared other than what anyone who watched and...

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