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PAUL KONERKO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Konerko, Rollins first co-winners of Clemente Award

SAN FRANCISCO — Retiring Chicago White Sox star Paul Konerko and Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins are the first co-winners of Major League Baseball's Roberto Clement Award. The annual honor is given for contributions on and off the field that best represent the sport and is named for the Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer, who died on Dec. 31, 1972, in a plane crash...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko Wins Prestigious Award

Earlier tonight, The MLB Public Relations Department announced the winners of the Roberto Clemente Award and Paul Konerko was one of the recipients. The Roberto Clemente Award is given to the player(s) that “best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship, community involvement and the individual’s contribution to his team”, as voted on by baseball fans and members of...
Via Sports Mockery
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buy Paul Konerko Game-Used Items for Good Cause

It’s sad to think to that Paul Konerko’s playing days are over for the Chicago White Sox but this week fans have the chance to bid on some of his game-used memorabilia for a good cause. The White Sox Charities Online Auction is paying tribute to Konerko by featuring items commemorating PK Day and his final game at U.S. Cellular Field. Some of the items up for auction include...
Via Sports Mockery
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko leaves tribute to family in infield dirt

I’m not going to lie to you, I’m kinda glad the Paul Konerko retirement train left the station long after the Derek Jeter lovefest began. Because after this last weekend of the baseball season, the longtime Chicago White Sox star’s final games have made me feel all the feels. Sox fan Chris Claeys returning Konerko’s 2005 grand slam ball, his new statue at U.S. Cellular Field…that...
Via Hall of Very Good
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko Surprised by Great Gift

Lost in the shadow of Derek Jeter’s season long retirement party is Paul Konerko. You see, back in December, the Chicago White Sox first baseman announced 2014 would be his last season, but, it would seem, it wasn’t until late in the campaign before anyone decided to remember. That is, until Saturday, when the Southsiders pulled out all the stops and did their own Jeter-style...
Via Hall of Very Good
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko Delivers Powerful Speech

Paul Konerko is retiring, but he had a few words today before he quietly leaves for his life after baseball in Arizona. What a class act. The emotional, powerful speech delivered by Konerko can be seen below. When you look at that statue and that number that is going up right there, your fingerprints are all over it. Your browser does not support iframes. Paul Konerko Thanks White...
Via Sports Mockery
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko's retirement also deserves your attention

For reasons that are beyond obnoxious at this point, the good, bad and absurd commentary on Derek Jeter’s farewell tour — and the man himself — continues to rage. It’s obnoxious for all sorts of reasons, but the largest that looms is that there’s far more talk about a player and team that will be […] The post Paul Konerko Deserves Some Of Your Attention appeared first...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Konerko thanks White Sox fans before he retires

You may have missed it among the endless parade of Derek Jeter ceremonies, but Paul Konerko is also retiring after the 2014 season. Konerko thanked White Sox fans in this tremendous video recapping his excellent career on the South Side. In 16 seasons with the White Sox, Konerko hit .281/.357/.491 with 432 homers. He was a six-time All-Star, and received MVP votes in five different...
Via The Outside Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking Paul Konerko’s Farewell Gifts

As Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko finishes his farewell tour, his last stop goes through Detroit. After that, PK returns for a final home-stand and send off from Chicago, which is set for September 27th. While Konerko didn’t get nearly as much attention as Derek Jeter this season, he was still honored by a handful of teams. It’s a shame that every team he visited this...
Via Sports Mockery
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss
COOPERSTOWN BOUND

Boys In The Hall: Paul Konerko

Via Pro Sports Daily
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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