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Atlanta's Cox pays tribute to division dynasty

Daily Herald While Frank Thomas, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa were essentially alone, it was clear that the Atlanta group led by Bobby Cox was very much together in Cooperstown.
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Glavine stays true to his past

Daily Herald Tom Glavine left little doubt about how he wound up in the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday. Said Glavine, "I was just taught certain things by my mother and father that stayed with me. Particularly,...
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La Russa's managerial roots started with White Sox

Daily Herald Tony La Russa, who got his start managing the White Sox in 1979 and currently ranks third in all-time wins, was inducted into the Hall of Fame Sunday.
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‘Emotional' Thomas takes his spot in Cooperstown

Daily Herald An emotionally charged Frank Thomas thanked his parents to open his Hall of Fame speech on Sunday. By the time he was finished talking in Cooperstown, Thomas offered his thanks to countless...
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Thomas, Maddux, 4 others inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame

Daily Herald COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Three men who made their mark on the baseball diamond and three who made theirs from the dugout were inducted Sunday into baseball's Hall of Fame. The six men, three of whom...
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Twins edge White Sox 4-3

Daily Herald MINNEAPOLIS -- Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the White Sox 4-3 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.Danny...
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Chicago gets rare chance to bask in Hall of Fame glory

Daily Herald Baseball is supposed to distract us from the wars, chaos and tragedies. Sometimes, especially for Chicago fans, baseball merely adds to our burdens. But Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa...
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It's a Brave new world in Cooperstown

Daily Herald It's an Atlanta celebration in upstate New York this weekend as Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are inducted into the Hall of Fame.
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Thomas a true fan favorite

Daily Herald White Sox fans have flocked to Cooperstown to watch the best hitter in franchise history, Frank Thomas, be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday.
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Thomas always driven to be great hitter

Daily Herald Frank Thomas was always driven to become one of the greatest hitters in major-league history. He accomplished that goal over 19 major-league seasons, 16 spent with the White Sox, and the Big...
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Reinsdorf out of hospital after fainting scare

Daily Herald White Sox/Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was resting comfortably Saturday, a day after fainting at a Hall Of Fame dinner in Cooperstown, N.Y. Reinsdorf plans on attending Sunday's ceremonies, when...
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Sale shuts down Twins in White Sox's 7-0 win

Daily Herald Chris Sale tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in eight dominant innings, Alexei Ramirez hit his 10th homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 7-0 on Saturday night for their third...
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Thomas, Maddux overcame PEDS to reach HOF

Daily Herald As the six newest Hall of Famers sat in one room Saturday afternoon, meeting the media together for the first time this weekend, it was hard to avoid the contradiction that was the men who got...
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Numbers posted by Thomas and Maddux truly amazing

Daily Herald Frank was the best hitting slugger I'd ever seen. There wasn't a pitch he could not destroy, not one spot in the strike zone he couldn't reach. He made even good pitchers nervous. I watched them...
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Giants acquire righty Jake Peavy from Red Sox

Daily Herald SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander and former White Sox Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of...
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Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

Daily Herald For A.J. Pierzynski, the opportunity for a fresh start with a perennial contender was too good to pass up.Pierzynski on Saturday signed with the St. Louis Cardinals, choosing them from among...
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Off-the-field headlines rarely pretty when it came to Thomas

Daily Herald Frank Thomas was the best hitter in White Sox history - and one of the best to ever play major-league baseball. But looking back on his ride to the Hall of Fame, TYhomas experienced more than a...
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Reinsdorf hospitalized in Cooperstown

Daily Herald The White Sox say owner Jerry Reinsdorf has been hospitalized after feeling lightheaded in Cooperstown, New York. The team says all tests Friday night indicate he is fine. The 78-year-old...
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Abreu's 30th homer blasts Sox past Twins 9-5

Daily Herald Jose Abreu hit his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the White Sox past the Minnesota Twins 9-5 on Friday night.Abreu had two hits and scored twice. The Cuban rookie...
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Noesi, Eaton lead White Sox past Twins, 5-2

Daily Herald An impressive start from Hector Noesi was just a couple of pitches away from being something really special. Noesi allowed three hits over 7⅔ innings, and Adam Eaton had three hits and two...
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Blog Articles

Thomas shows emotion in 'grand finale'

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Showing a heart that was just as big as any of the eye-popping numbers he produced in a storied career, Frank Thomas was moved to tears during his Hall of Fame induction...
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Thomas' teammate list goes 138 deep

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Frank Thomas delivered what figures to be the most memorable speech at Sunday’s National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony with an address that was both emotional...
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La Russa's Sox memories remain rich

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The end to his days as Chicago White Sox manager isn't something Tony La Russa will embrace, but the overall memories of his first managing job remain satisfying.Using a style...
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Frank Thomas: 'This is big-time stuff'

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Frank Thomas came to the plate over 10,000 times in his career, yet Sunday's march into the spotlight will be the most pressure-packed of his career.Maybe he should wear his...
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Pierzynski back in Chicago with Cardinals

ESPN (Sahadev Sharma) — CHICAGO -- A.J. Pierzynski spent eight seasons with the Chicago White Sox. He won a World Series in his first year with the team and made an All-Star appearance. Pierzynski, who is joining his...
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Thomas' success started behind scenes

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. –There are plenty of traits that led Frank Thomas to one of the best careers in baseball history, but it might have been an awareness of his own swing that yielded Hall of...
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'Hawk' to celebrate La Russa at HOF

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- The only man to ever fire Tony La Russa as a manager will be in Cooperstown, N.Y., this weekend to celebrate La Russa's induction into the Hall of Fame.Ken "Hawk" Harrelson is a White...
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Thomas turned doubts into Cooperstown

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- The initial reactions to Frank Thomas were about what he couldn't do. That soon changed to the things he did which were unlike any other, and it eventually evolved into a Hall of Fame...
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Shoulder puts Zach Putnam on DL

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — The Chicago White Sox's bullpen took another blow Thursday when Zach Putnam was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Andre Rienzo was recalled to take his place.The...
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Reinsdorf: Caray had La Russa all wrong

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- When Jerry Reinsdorf took ownership of the Chicago White Sox in 1981, Tony La Russa was already in place, like 25-foot ceilings on a new home, or the sunroof of a new car.Well, those...
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Series preview: White Sox at Twins

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — The last time the Chicago White Sox rolled into the Twin Cities to face the Minnesota Twins, they limped out in the midst of their worst losing stretch of the season.The White Sox were just 4 1/2...
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White Sox's goal: A bullpen like KC's

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHCAGO – Eventually the White Sox would like to have a bullpen that is the envy of the league, or in other words, have one that closely resembles what the back end of the Kansas City Royals'...
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Rapid Reaction: Royals 2, White Sox 1

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox were in it late but fell 2-1 on Wednesday in the series finale against the Kansas City Royals.How it happened: Norichika Aoki drove in the go-ahead run in the...
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The numbers behind the latest Cubs moves

Daily Herald: Chicago's Inside Pitch (Bruce) — It's another new day here at Wrigley. As of midafternoon, the wind is howling straight in out of the north, and it's borderline jacket weather. Last night, we had sauna conditions here. The Cubs...
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Cooper to miss start of road trip

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- Pitching coach Don Cooper will not be with the White Sox when they open a seven-game road trip at Minnesota on Thursday.Cooper has been away from the team since Monday with vertigo, but...
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Flowers' adventure recalls 'Major League'

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- Tyler Flowers was back in the starting lineup Wednesday, after a wild opening to the week, where he just managed to squeeze in Monday’s Chicago White Sox game before the birth of...
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Five years later, Buehrle feat stirs senses

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — "Alexeeeeeeeeeiiiiiiiii … Yes … Yes … Yes … Yes … Yes … History!"-- White Sox broadcaster Hawk Harrelson, on the air, at the completion of Mark Buehrle's...
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Sox still working on learning curve

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- Nearly four month into a transition season, the Chicago White Sox are still working on consistency.When one part of their game is hot, all other areas seem to retreat, making it more...
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Rapid Reaction: Royals 7, White Sox 1

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox's three-game series against the Kansas City Royals was evened at a game apiece after a 7-1 defeat Tuesday.How it happened: The White Sox managed to keep it close...
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Eaton grinds his way through pain

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO -- Adam Eaton prides himself on his grinder style and truly has been showing it of late.The speedy leadoff man and center fielder has been playing with a jammed middle finger on his right...
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