The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago. The White Sox compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) Central division. The team is owned by Jerry Reinsdorf, and plays its home games at Guaranteed Rate Field, located on Chicago’s South Side. The […]
Nickname. The name Red Sox, chosen by owner John I. Taylor after the 1907 season, refers to the red hose in the team uniform beginning in 1908. Sox had been previously adopted for the Chicago White Sox by newspapers needing a headline-friendly form of Stockings, as “Stockings Win!” Who are the White Sox biggest rival? […]
The Cubs are one of two major league teams based in Chicago; the other, the Chicago White Sox, is a member of the American League (AL) Central division. The Cubs, first known as the White Stockings, were a founding member of the NL in 1876, becoming the Chicago Cubs in 1903. What year did the […]
The Chicago White Sox are a Major League Baseball team based on the South Side of Chicago. They are one of eight charter members of the American League, having played in Chicago since the inaugural 1901 season. Who came first White Sox or Cubs? The Cubs are one of two major league teams based in […]
The Chicago Cubs were originally called the “White Stockings” while the Cincinnati Reds were originally the “Red Stockings.” When the American League began play (officially) in 1901, the new Chicago team took on the name the “White Sox“, and the new Boston team eventually became the “Red Sox. Which is older Red Sox or White […]
The NL gave permission to the AL to put a team in Chicago White Sox, provided they not use the city name in the team’s branding. Comiskey moved his St. Paul club to the Near South Side and renamed it the White Stockings, grabbing a nickname that had once been used by the Chicago Cubs. […]
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