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Chicago White Sox MLB Fleece: Allover

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Chicago White Sox MLB Fleece: Allover

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Width: 60 inches
Content: 100% Polyester
Background: Black
Price: $11.98
The Chicago White Sox were founded as the Chicago White Stockings - one of the American League's charter franchises - in 1901. They are one of the few franchises to have never relocated to another city or changed names.

The White Sox experienced immediate success winning the pennant in the American League's first season as a major league. The White Sox won another pennant in 1906 and advanced to the third World Series against the favored Chicago Cubs. The White Sox were led by future Hall of Fame pitcher Ed Walsh to a six game series victory.

The White Sox continued to acquire talented players over the next years and were back in the World Series by 1917. The White Sox defeated the New York Giants in six games behind the stellar pitching of Red Faber, who won three out of the four games he pitched in.

Two seasons later the White Sox once again represented the American League inthe World Series. The series is mostly remembered for the infamous Black Sox scanda that erupted, in which various Chicago players were accused of conspiring to purposely lose. The White Sox not only lost the series in eight games but many of the teams core players were banned from baseball for life, including "Shoeless" Joe Jackson.

Over the next few decades the White Sox would struggle to remain relevant despite having star players such as Luke Appling and Ted Lyons. Nevertheless, by the 1950s the franchise was on its way to recovering.

Finally, in 1959 the White Sox clinched their first pennant in over 40 years en rout to a World Series appearance against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The White Sox had a formidable team that included Luis Aparicio, Nellie Fox and Ealry Wynn, all future Hall of Famers. Nevertheless, they lost the series in seven games.

Overall, the White Sox were one of the elite teams in the AL from 1951 to 1967 and they finished with a winning record in each of those seasons. More often than not, however, they finished in second place to the Yankees.

The 1959 World Series turned out to be the franchise's last World Series appearance until 2005. In 2005 Chicago faced the Houston Astros and dispacthed them in four games for the team's first World Series victory since 1917.

World Series Appearances:
1906: Won 4-2 over the Chicago Cubs
1917: Won 4-2 over the New York Giants
1919: Lost 5-3 to the Cincinnati Reds
1959: Lost 4-3 to the Los Angeles Dodgers
2005: Won 4-0 over the Houston Astros

Hall of Famers:
  1. Luis Aparicio, shortstop (1956-1962, 1968-1970)
  2. Luke Appling, shortstop (1930-1950)
  3. Chief Bender, pitcher (1925)
  4. Steve Carlton, pitcher (1986)
  5. Eddie Collins, 2nd Base/manager (Player: 1915-1926; Manager: 1924-1926)
  6. Charles Comiskey, owner (1901-1931)
  7. George Davis, shortstop (1902, 1904-1909)
  8. Larry Doby, outfielder/manager (Player: 1956-1957, 1959, Manager: 1978)
  9. Johnny Evers, 2nd Base/manager (Player: 1922; Manager: 1924)
  10. Red Faber, pitcher (1914-1933)
  11. Carlton Fisk, catcher (1981-1993)
  12. Nellie Fox, 2nd Base (1950-1963)
  13. Rich "Goose" Gossage, pitcher (1972-1976)
  14. Clark Griffith, pitcher/manager (1901-1902)
  15. Harry Hooper, outfielder (1921-1925)
  16. George Kell, 3rd Base (1954-1956)
  17. Al Lopez, manager (1957-1965, 1968-1969)
  18. Ted Lyons, pitcher (1923-1946)
  19. Edd Roush, outfielder (1913)
  20. Red Ruffing, pitcher (1947)
  21. Ray Schalk, catcher/manager (Player: 1912-1928; Manager: 1927-1928)
  22. Tom Seaver, pitcher (1984-1986)
  23. Al Simmons, outfielder (1933-1935)
  24. Bill Veeck, owner (1959-1981)
  25. Ed Walsh, pitcher/manager (Player: 1904-1916; Manager: 1924)
  26. Hoyt Wilhelm , pitcher (1963-1968)
  27. Early Wynn, pitcher (1958-1962)

The design of the Chicago White Sox MLB Fleece: Allover consists of the team's logos, baseball caps and pennants inscribed with "Chicago" over a black background.

The Chicago White Sox MLB Fleece: Allover is a great polar fleece fabric to use for quilts, shirts, jackets, coat linings, carrying bags, bed sheets, bedspreads, blankets, pet clothing and more.

The Chicago White Sox MLB Fleece: Allover is soft, it dries quickly and it still insulates when wet. Since it is also lightweight, you’ll perspire less when active, making this MLB fleece the perfect fabric for winter sports. Hats, gloves, linings, robes and slippers are other ideal uses for the Chicago White Sox MLB Fleece: Allover.