White Sox try to purge September woes

September, 11, 2012
9/11/12
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Greenberg By Jon Greenberg
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- On a seasonably pleasant half-price Monday, U.S. Cellular Field was buzzing, and not just on Big Hurt Beer.

It felt like a real big city ballgame with more than 30,000 tickets sold for the first time since Aug. 6, and more media one team employee surmised, than Opening Day.

Yes, it's pennant race time in a football town where, for once, the best offense might be wearing blue and orange. It's a weird feeling when the Bears have more pop than the Sox and Cubs.

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Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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