The Chicago White Sox received their name after the white stockings that the players wore; in fact, in 190, the team shortened their name from White Stockings to White Sox, as the local newspapers had shortened it for headline-writing purposes.
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The Black Sox are a nickname of the 1919 Chicago White Sox. They were baseball players accused of taking bribes to throw the World Series.
Chicago White Sox was created in 1894.
The Chicago 'Black Sox' never won a World Series. The 1919 Chicago White Sox team was nicknamed the 'Black Sox' after it was revealed that seven or eight of their players had taken money from gamblers to throw the World Series. The White Sox lost the 1919 World Series to the Cincinnati Reds 5 games to 3.
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no where. before the white sox. there was the Chicago white stockings which now known as the Chicago cubs. the white sox were have always been a team since 1901
Kid Gleason. "Black Sox" was the name given to the 1919 Chicago White Sox whose players (8 of them) were accused of conspiring with gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series. 1919 was Gleason's first as White Sox manager and he led the team through the 1923 season.
8 White Sox players were banned from baseball.
Chicago White Sox and the Cincinnati Reds. This was the game where multiple players on the White Sox took money to purposely loose the world series. Also known as the "Black Sox Scandal"
The 1919 Chicago White Sox lost the World Series to the Reds. It was discovered shortly after that the Sox players threw the series away and betted on the games. 8 or 9 Sox players were banned for life from the game of baseball. It eventually became known as the Black Sox Scandal, hence the name Black Sox.
The Chicago White Sox beat the Chicago Cubs in the 1906 World Series.
Adam Dunn is number 44 on the Chicago White Sox.
Adam Eaton is number 1 on the Chicago White Sox.
Adrian Nieto is number 17 on the Chicago White Sox.
Alexei Ramirez is number 10 on the Chicago White Sox.
Andre Rienzo is number 64 on the Chicago White Sox.
Avisail Garcia is number 26 on the Chicago White Sox.
Charlie Leesman is number 61 on the Chicago White Sox.
Chris Sale is number 49 on the Chicago White Sox.
Conor Gillaspie is number 12 on the Chicago White Sox.
Daniel Webb is number 40 on the Chicago White Sox.
Dayan Viciedo is number 24 on the Chicago White Sox.