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Paul Konerko

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  • White Sox unveil statue to honor Konerko

    White Sox unveil statue to honor Konerko
    Paul Konerko has been a fixture for 16 seasons on the South Side. His likeness will stand affixed to the left-field concourse at U.S. Cellular Field for many more years to come. During the White Sox ceremony to honor their retiring captain Saturday...
  • There's Konerko, being all humble in his farewell

    Turns out even the biggest stars find themselves getting starstruck from time to time. "James Hetfield from Metallica said my name," said a clearly awed Paul Konerko after Saturday night's game. "This is crazy, just because you can hit a ball with a...
  • On The Fly

    It ended with a chopper over the third baseman's head for a run-scoring infield single. The 3,465th hit of Derek Jeter's career would be his last. Brian McCann pinch-ran for Jeter in the third inning Sunday at Fenway Park, and the Yankees' captain left...
  • A grand goodbye to Sox's Konerko

    A grand goodbye to Sox's Konerko
    Awkwardly, Paul Konerko clasped his hands. Anxiously, Konerko removed his hat and rubbed his scalp. As Chicago's attention focused on the man who did his best to deflect it for 16 seasons with the White Sox, Konerko reminded everyone Saturday night at...
  • Saturday's recap: White Sox 5, Royals 4

    Saturday's recap: White Sox 5, Royals 4
    The summary Jose Abreu broke the White Sox's rookie record by hitting his 36th home run of the season Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field. His two-run shot in a three-run first inning helped the Sox defeat the Royals 5-4. Abreu surpassed Ron Kittle's...
  • White Sox's Paul Konerko exits to chants of 'Paulie'

    White Sox's Paul Konerko exits to chants of 'Paulie'
    Chants of “Paulie! Paulie!” rang out at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday afternoon as Paul Konerko exited the field for the final time in his 18-year major league career. He hugged Andy Wilkins, his replacement at first base in the sixth...
  • Derek Jeter and Paul Konerko: 2 class acts

    Derek Jeter and Paul Konerko: 2 class acts
    If you want to fix in your mind some timeless images of dignity and class in professional sports, this weekend offers a chance that won't come again. That's because it brings to an end the major league baseball careers of Paul Konerko of the Chicago White...
  • Mike Cameron believes he was traded for Hall of Famer in Paul Konerko

    Mike Cameron believes he was traded for Hall of Famer in Paul Konerko
    When Paul Konerko was acquired from the Reds for Mike Cameron 16 years ago, the Tribune called it a swap of "potential All-Stars." As it turned out, Konerko became the face of the White Sox for 16 years, while Cameron enjoyed a productive, 17-year...
  • A.J. Pierzynski: Paul Konerko never surrendered at-bats

    A.J. Pierzynski: Paul Konerko never surrendered at-bats
    As a member of the Chicago White Sox from 2005 through 2012, A.J. Pierzynski grew to appreciate Paul Konerko as thoroughly as anyone associated with the team during Konerko’s tenure. Pierzynski’s appreciation for Konerko, who will retire...
  • Paul Konerko and Derek Jeter similar in fine character

    Paul Konerko and Derek Jeter similar in fine character
    Paul Konerko and Derek Jeter, who have been two of baseball's classy ambassadors, are picking up their parting gifts as they retire as players this weekend and will leave a void the game sorely will need to fill. Hours before the Royals clinched a...
  • Robin Ventura sounds off strong on 'weak' comment

    White Sox manager Robin Ventura isn't always quick to voice displeasure publicly, but he fired back Thursday at Tigers manager Brad Ausmus for calling the actions of Sox pitcher Chris Sale "weak." Ausmus made the comment Wednesday after Sale hit...