Tag Archives: White Sox

Travels with Charley: East on 35th

(Chicago, Illinois) With all the wonderful Sox games I went to this summer at Guaranteed Rate Field came the added pleasure of walking east along 35th Street from Morgan to the ballpark at Shields.  This Sunday, for example, I walked … Continue reading

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Travels with Charley: A Voyage of Discovery on the Green Line

(Chicago, Illinois) After watching the White Sox whip the San Francisco Giants by a score of 8-1 on Sunday afternoon, I walked east on 35th Street and boarded an inbound Green Line train at Bronzeville, and, just for the yucks … Continue reading

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The Rockets’ Red Glare

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Cubs/Sox Weekend Doubleheader

A Cubs/Sox weekend doubleheader?  Huh?  What did you put in your morning coffee, Bubba?  Well, I drank it the way I always do—hot and black, and, no I am not having an acid flashback, and, yes, I went with two … Continue reading

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Billy

When I was a boy growing up in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago, I had two friends named Billy: the boy across the street from our apartment who lived in an actual house, and White Sox lefty Walter William … Continue reading

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Summer Double Feature

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How SWEEP it is!!!

(Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago) The children’s crusade has begun!  Infused with youthful vitality, the Chicago White Sox have begun to bear the fruit of Rick Hahn’s labors in the baseball vineyard.  Yes, the last-place Sox just swept the first-place Astros. … Continue reading

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