Top 50 White Sox

May 23, 2012

Here's your chance to rank the Top 50 Chicago White Sox of all time as determined by ESPN Chicago.

Top 50 White Sox

Jim Scott

Jim Scott

Spent all nine of his major league seasons with the White Sox, winning 107 with a 2.30 ERA. He won 20 games twice.


Tommy John

Tommy John

He won at least 10 games in six of his seven seasons in Chicago with his best in 1966 when he went 14-11 with a 2.62 ERA and 10 complete games and five shutouts.


Greg Luzinski

Greg Luzinski

He hit 84 home runs over four seasons in Chicago and was a powerful presence in the lineup of their division-winning team in 1983 when he hit 32 home runs with 95 RBIs.


Fielder Jones

Fielder Jones

His best season in Chicago was 1902 when he batted .321 with 33 steals, 54 RBIs and 98 runs scored. He took over as player-manager in 1904 and led the White Sox to a victory over the Cubs in the 1906 World Series.


Chet Lemon

Chet Lemon

He batted .288 over seven seasons with the White Sox. His best season in Chicago was 1979 when he batted .318 with 17 home runs and 86 RBIs.


Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1971, Hooper spent his final five seasons in Chicago, batting .302.


Jose Contreras

Jose Contreras

Won a career-high 15 games for the White Sox during their 2005 World Series season and won three games in that postseason. He won a team-record 17 straight regular season games between 2005 and 2006.


Jon Garland

Jon Garland

Garland won at least 10 games in six straight seasons for the White Sox from 2002-07. He won 18 games twice, including their World Series season of 2005.


Freddy Garcia

Freddy Garcia

He won 43 games in his first stint with the White Sox, and was an integral part of the rotation which carried the Sox to their first World Series title in 88 years.


Wilson Alvarez

Wilson Alvarez

Threw a no-hitter in his debut with the White Sox in 1991 at the age of 22. He won 67 games in his seven seasons with the Sox.


Joel Horlen

Joel Horlen

Spent his entire 12-year career with the White Sox, finishing with a 116-117 record and a 3.11 ERA.


George Davis

George Davis

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998, Davis batted .259 over seven seasons with the White Sox. Key player on the 1906 World Series champion White Sox.


Johnny Mostil

Johnny Mostil

Chicago native played 10 seasons with the White Sox. A career .301 hitter, he finished second in MVP voting in 1926.


Jim Landis

Jim Landis

A stellar defensive centerfielder, Landis won five Gold Gloves and was a big part of the White Sox's pennant-winning 1959 team.


Red Faber

Red Faber

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1964, Faber won 254 games in 20 seasons with the White Sox.


Magglio Ordonez

Magglio Ordonez

A .309 career hitter and six-time All-Star, Ordonez hit 187 home runs over eight seasons with the White Sox.


Buck Weaver

Buck Weaver

Developed into an excellent third baseman defensively and became an offensive force by the end of his short career, batting .331 with 74 RBIs in 1920, his final season.


Billy Pierce

Billy Pierce

A seven-time All-Star, the left-hander won 186 games over 13 seasons with the White Sox, including 20-win seasons in 1956 and 1957.


Ray Schalk

Ray Schalk

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1955, he was best known for his defense over 17 seasons with the White Sox which included two trips to the World Series.


Sherman Lollar

Sherman Lollar

A seven-time All-Star catcher, Lollar batted .265 with 124 home runs in 12 seasons with the White Sox.


Wilbur Wood

Wilbur Wood

A knuckleball-throwing left-hander, Wood won 163 games in 12 seasons with the White Sox. He won at least 20 games in four straight seasons between 1971-74.


Doc White

Doc White

White won 159 games in 11 seasons with the White Sox from 1903-13. He won at least 10 games in 11 of his 13 major league seasons.


Gary Peters

Gary Peters

A 20-game winner in 1964, Peters won 91 games over 11 seasons with the White Sox.


Bibb Falk

Bibb Falk

Falk batted .315 over nine seasons with the Sox. His best season was in 1926 when he batted .345 with eight home runs and 108 RBIs.


Jermaine Dye

Jermaine Dye

A team leader and driving force behind their 2005 World Series win, Dye hit 30-plus homers in three of his five seasons with the Sox.


Lefty Williams

Lefty Williams

Williams won 81 games in his five-year Sox career, including 45 in his final two seasons. He went 23-11 with a 2.64 ERA for the 1919 World Series team.


Happy Felsch

Happy Felsch

The centerfielder was a .293 hitter over six seasons with the White Sox and had his best season in 1920 when he batted .338 with 14 home runs and 115 RBIs.


Zeke Bonura

Zeke Bonura

The first baseman spent four productive seasons with the White Sox from 1934-37, batting .317 with 79 home runs and 440 RBIs.


Hoyt Wilhelm

Hoyt Wilhelm

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1985, Wilhelm posted a 1.92 ERA in six seasons as a relief pitcher with the White Sox.


Nick Altrock

Nick Altrock

Won 62 games for the Sox between 1904 and 1906, including a 23-12 season with 31 complete games in 1905. He won 78 games with a 2.40 ERA over seven seasons with the Sox.


Jim Thome

Jim Thome

He hit 134 home runs in four seasons with the Sox, including 42 in 2006. He hit his 500th career home run with the Sox during the 2007 season.


Ozzie Guillen

Ozzie Guillen

The Rookie of the Year in 1985, Guillen was a three-time All-Star and a career .265 hitter in 13 seasons with the Sox.


Bobby Jenks

Bobby Jenks

He saved 173 games in his six seasons with the Sox, including 41 in 2006.


Chico Carrasquel

Chico Carrasquel

An All-Star in four of his six seasons with the White Sox, Carrasquel's best season came in 1954 when he batted .262 with 12 homers and 62 RBIs.


Lamarr Hoyt

Lamarr Hoyt

The ace of the 1983 division-winning team, Hoyt won the Cy Young award after a 24-10 season that included 11 complete games and 260 innings pitched.


Early Wynn

Early Wynn

A Hall of Fame induction in 1972, Wynn won the Cy Young in 1959 when he went 22-10 with a 3.17 ERA with 14 complete games.


Roberto Hernandez

Roberto Hernandez

Hernandez saved 161 games over six-plus seasons in Chicago. He posted two 38-save seasons (1993, 1996).


Willie Kamm

Willie Kamm

The third baseman was a .281 career hitter over 13 seasons, including nine with the White Sox.


Eddie Collins

Eddie Collins

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1939, Collins was a career .333 hitter in 25 seasons, including 12 with the White Sox.


Eddie Cicotte

Eddie Cicotte

The ace of the 1919 World Series team, Cicotte was 29-7 with a 1.82 ERA and 30 complete games. He won 156 games for the White Sox over nine seasons.


Joe Crede

Joe Crede

One of the best defensive third baseman during his time, Crede had a memorable playoffs during the Sox's World Series run in 2005, hitting four home runs with 11 RBIs.


Ray Durham

Ray Durham

A catalyst at the top of the order for almost eight seasons, Durham was a career .278 hitter with the Sox.


Minnie Minoso

Minnie Minoso

A .298 career hitter over 17 seasons, Minoso was a seven-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove winner.


Luke Appling

Luke Appling

Played 20 seasons with the White Sox and is the club's all-time leader in games, at-bats, hits, doubles, runs and walks. He entered the Hall of Fame in 1964.


Bobby Thigpen

Bobby Thigpen

He posted four straight seasons of 30-plus saves, including 57 in 1990 which stood as a record until Francisco Rodriguez broke it in 2008.


Nellie Fox

Nellie Fox

Played 14 seasons with the White Sox and was a 12-time All-Star. He was the American League MVP in 1959 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1997.


Ed Walsh

Ed Walsh

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1946, Walsh won 195 games over 13 seasons with the White Sox. His best season came in 1908 when he went 4-15 with a 1.42 ERA with 42 complete games and 464 innings pitched.


Ted Lyons

Ted Lyons

Pitched 21 seasons with the White Sox and won 260 games. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1955.


Jack McDowell

Jack McDowell

A Cy Young winner in 1993, he averaged 20 wins a season between 1991-93 and was an innings machine, averaging 257 innings during that span.


A.J. Pierzynski

A.J. Pierzynski

A .280 hitter over seven-plus seasons with the Sox, Pierzynski's best overall season came in 2006 when he batted .295 with 16 home runs and 64 RBIs.


Paul Konerko

Paul Konerko

The five-time All-Star has hit 20-plus home runs in 12 of his 14 seasons with the White Sox. A career .283 hitter, Konerko finished fifth in MVP voting in 2010.


Luis Aparicio

Luis Aparicio

Played 10 seasons with the White Sox and was the 1956 AL Rookie of the Year. The 10-time All-Star and nine-time Gold Glove winner entered the Hall of Fame in 1984.


Dick Allen

Dick Allen

Allen joined the White Sox in 1972 and won the AL MVP with 37 home runs and 113 RBIs.


Bill Melton

Bill Melton

Hit 154 home runs in eight seasons with the Sox. He hit 33 home runs in back to back seasons (1970 and 1971).


Carlton Fisk

Carlton Fisk

A Hall of Famer, he spent 13 seasons with the White Sox and is third in club history in home runs. He holds MLB records for games caught and home runs by a catcher.


Mark Buehrle

Mark Buehrle

The anchor of the Sox rotation for 11 seasons, Buehrle pitched a no-hitter, a perfect game and helped lead the White Sox to a World Series title in 2005.


Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

He was one of the best hitters of his era, batting .356 over 13 seasons. His best season in Chicago was also his last, in 1920, when he batted .382.


Robin Ventura

Robin Ventura

Played 10 of his 16 major league seasons with the White Sox, averaging .274 with 17 home runs and 74 RBIs a season in Chicago.


Harold Baines

Harold Baines

Played three stints with the White Sox and ranks second in club history in home runs. His number was retired in 1989.


Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas

Hit 448 homers and batted .307 in 16 seasons with Sox. Eight straight 100-RBI seasons and 10 overall. Five-time All-Star and two-time MVP.


Albert Belle

Albert Belle

The volatile slugger hit 79 home runs, drove in 268 runs and batted .301 in two seasons with the White Sox.


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