The greatest White Sox of all time

PITCHERS

Eddie Cicotte
(1912-1920)
Four years (1913, 1916, 1917 and 1919)in which his ERA was under 2.00. Went 28-12 with league-best 1.53 ERA in 1917, 29-7 in 1919, 21-10 in 1920, his last season. Threw a no-hitter in 1917.

Urban "Red" Faber
(1914-1933, entire career)
Won 20 or more games four times, including three years in a row (1920-1921-1922). Lowest ERA in AL in 1921 (2.48) and 1922 (2.80). Career record of 254-213 with 273 career complete games.

Ted Lyons
(1923-1942, 1946)
Won 20 or more games three times (1925, 1927, 1930). League-best ERA of 2.10 in 1942. Career record of 260-230 with 356 complete games. Hit .311 in 122 at-bats in 1930.

Joe Horlen
(1961-1971)
Consistent starter had best year in 1967 when he went 19-7 with an AL-best ERA of 2.06; also threw a no-hitter that year. Posted double-digit victory totals for seven straight seasons in the 1960s.

Gary Peters
(1959-1969)
Rookie of the year in 1963. Went 19-8 in 1963 and 20-8 in 1964. Had lowest ERA in AL twice, 1963 (2.33) and 1966 (1.98). Career record of 91-78 with Sox. Good hitter had 19 career homers.

Billy Pierce
(1949-1961)
Back-to-back 20-win seasons in 1956-57. Won 14 or more games nine times for Sox. Led AL in ERA in 1955 (1.97) and strikeouts in 1953 (186). Sox record of 186-152.

Ed Walsh
(1904-1916)
Went 24-18 in 1907 with 1 60 ERA, then followed it with 40-15 record and 1.42 ERA in 1908. Had back-to-back 27-win seasons in 1911 and 1912. Led AL in strikeouts in 1908 (269) and 1911 (255).

Guy "Doc" White
(1903-1913)
Went 27-13 in 1907. Won 16 or more games six straight seasons (1903-1908). AL ERA leader in 1906 at 1.52. Sox record of 159-123 with 262 career complete games.

Hoyt Wilhelm
(1963-1968)
Knuckleballer's six seasons on South Side were spectacular with ERAs of 2.64, 1.99, 1.81, 1.66, 1.31 and 1.73. Saved 20 or more games three straight seasons (1963, 1964, 1965).

Wilbur Wood
(1967-1978)
Durable knuckleballer posted four straight seasons with 20 or more victories (1971-1974), including one in which he also lost 20 games (1973, when he was 24-20). Sox record of 163-148.

CATCHERS

Carlton Fisk
(1981-1993)
Played 24 years in majors, 13 with the White Sox. Hit 20 or more home runs four times for Sox, including career-high 37 in 1985. Hit for cycle in 1984.

Sherm Lollar
(1952-1963)
Caught 100 or more games for 10 straight seasons (1952-1961). Had back-to-back seasons of 20 and 22 home runs in 1958-59.

Ray Schalk
(1912-1928)
Had 10 seasons in which he reached double digits in stolen bases, including career-best 30 steals in 1916. Played in two World Series for Sox.

INFIELDERS

Dick Allen
(1972-1974)
Short but spectacular Sox career, starting with his AL MVP season in 1972. Last Sox player to lead AL in homers (32 in 1974).

Luis Aparicio
(1956-1962, 1968-1970)
Rookie of the year in 1956. Brilliant fielder. Had three straight seasons with 50 or more stolen bases (1959, 1960, 1961). Hit .308 in 1959 World Series.

Luke Appling
(1930-1950)
Lifetime .310 hitter hit .300 or better for nine straight seasons (1933-'41). In 1936, he won the first of his two AL batting titles, hitting .388.

Eddie Collins
(1915-1926)
In 10 of his 12 seasons with the Sox, he hit .300 or better, including .372 in 1920. Stole 40 or more bases five times. In two World Series for Sox.

Nelson Fox
(1950-1963)
Won AL MVP award in '59, first Sox player to do so. Batted .300 or better six times and was lifetime .288 hitter. Hit .375 in '59 World Series.

Frank Thomas
(1990-present)
From 1991-'97, never hit lower than .308. Hit 40 or more home runs five times. Drove in 100-plus runs 10 times. AL MVP in 1993'94, batting champ in 1997.

Robin Ventura
(1989-1998)
Steady third baseman had best season for Sox in 1996, when he hit .287 with 34 homers. Drove in 90 or more runs six times for Sox.

OUTFIELDERS

Harold Baines
(1980-1989, 1996-1997, 2000-2001)
Had six straight seasons with 20 or more home runs (1982-'87). Batted .300 or better five times with Sox. Had four seasons with double-digit assists.

"Shoeless" Joe Jackson
(1915-1920)
Hit .300 or better in five of six seasons with Sox. Played in two World Series for Sox. Best season may have been his final one, 1920, when he hit .382.

Jim Landis
(1957-1964)
Great defensive center-fielder. Best season was 1961, when he hit .283 with 22 HR and 85 RBI. Stole 20 bases and had on-base percentage of .370 in 1959.

Minnie Minoso
(1951-1957; 1960-1961; 1964; 1976; 1980)
Drove in 100 or more runs four times with Sox; also hit. 300 or better six times. Stole career-high 31 bases in 1951. Lifetime .298 hitter.

Magglio Ordonez
(1997-present)
Hit .300 or better in five of his six full seasons with Sox. Drove in 100 or more runs four times. Hit 30 or more homers four times. Had 25 steals in 2001.

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