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Happy anniversary: 2005 World Series reunion weekend on tap

Ozzie Guillen hoists the World Series trophy as the 2005 White Sox enjoy their official celebration. Scott Olson/Getty Images

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox will take a trip down memory lane this weekend with the 10-year anniversary of their 2005 World Series championship.

A total of 15 players and six coaches will be on hand during the current club’s four-game weekend series against the Kansas City Royals.

The highlights of the weekend include a pregame on-field ceremony Saturday afternoon and a Sunday evening celebration at the Chicago Theater dubbed “A Season to Remember: A night with the 2005 World Series Champions.”

Former players expected on hand this weekend include: Brian Anderson, Geoff Blum, Joe Crede, Jermaine Dye, Carl Everett, Jon Garland, Willie Harris, Dustin Hermanson, Orlando Hernandez, Paul Konerko, Scott Podsednik, Cliff Politte, Aaron Rowand, Frank Thomas and Chris Widger.

Coaches expected on hand include: Ozzie Guillen, Harold Baines, Don Cooper, Art Kusnyer, Man Soo Lee and Greg Walker.

In addition to Saturday’s on-field ceremony and Sunday evening’s celebration, various players and coaches will be making in-park appearances all weekend, including availability at both #SoxSocial Lounges, located at Sections 154 and 524.

In addition, the second game of Friday’s doubleheader will include postgame fireworks, while Saturday’s game will include a replica championship ring for the first 20,000 fans 21 and over. The first 10,000 fans at Sunday’s game will receive a 2005-themed tailgate flag.

For tickets to this weekend’s games, as well as to the Sunday evening “A Season to Remember” celebration at the Chicago Theater, visit whitesox.com/reunion.