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White Sox Retire Paul Konerko’s No.14

Mandatory Credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images ‘Harvester of Sorrow’ by Metallica played out of the speakers at U.S. Cellular Field before a game against the Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins on Saturday. The center-field fence opened up and out walked White Sox legend Paul Konerko. Dressed in a suit and tie, the former first baseman headed toward home plate to greet former...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Watch Paul Konerko’s #14 Get Retired

The White Sox put together a classy ceremony for Paul Konerko on Saturday afternoon. The sent him out the right way, making him the 11th player in Sox history to have his number retired. Paulie started the ceremony off with a bang as he walked out through the center field wall to his trademark Metallica theme song. Here he comes. #Paulie14 — Chicago...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Konerko to have No. 14 retired by White Sox on Saturday

  Paul Konerko arrived at the ballpark with a clear mind, even a sense of relief. No need to worry about the opposing pitcher. This weekend, he is simply a guest of honor. The White Sox will pay tribute to their former slugger Saturday when they retire his old No. 14. ''As a kid, you see stuff at stadiums or you hear about a guy whose number is retired,'' Konerko said Friday. '...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Next Number the White Sox Should Retire

With Paul Konerko getting his number retired this weekend it got me to thinking who might be the next person to be honored by the White Sox by having their number taken out of circulation. Certainly there are some names that pop up when talking to fans but for me there is one choice that stands above the rest. Ozzie Guillen. Obviously some relationships will have to be mended in...
Via Grab Some Bench
6 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox to Retire Paul Konerko’s #14 on Saturday

If you’re looking for a good reason to head out to the ball park this week, you’ve come to the right place. It’s Paul Konerko week on the South Side as the Sox will look to honor their former captain throughout the home-stand. The festivities begin with tonight’s game against the Indians at 7:10 PM. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive this awesome Konerko t...
Via Sports Mockery
10 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
September 29, 2014  |  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. Paul Konerko Thanks White Sox Fans 54 total views, 54 views...
Via Sports Mockery
September 27, 2014  |  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
September 25, 2014  |  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
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Filling Holes For 2014

The Chicago White Sox announced a big signing today, ok maybe not as big as Jacoby Ellsbury with the Yankees but they did bring back team captain and fan favorite Paul Konerko.  Although his last season was disappointing as he hit .244 with 12 home runs, he can still hit the lefties.  As bad as Adam Dunn is, he is horrendous against lefties.  Adam Dunn hit .197 against lefties...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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