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’05 Reunion for ‘Paul Konerko Day’ this Saturday

The Chicago White Sox season is finally nearing its end. There haven’t been many bright spots for the Sox this year, except for the dominant pitching of Chris Sale and the excellent bat of Jose Abreu. This Saturday will add the brightest spot for the White Sox and their fans, as “Paul Konerko Day” will be in action. According to the White Sox, the pre-game ceremony will...
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Paul Konerko’s Greatest Moments: #10

10. White Sox Trade for Paul Konerko Back on November 11, 1998, Paul Konerko was acquired by the Chicago White Sox. Cincinnati was looking to deal the slugging first baseman, as they already had plenty of talent at the position, as well as at 3rd base and left field, other positions Paul Konerko played. So, seeking some help at center field, the Reds pulled the trigger and sent Paulie...
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White Sox expected to retire Paul Konerko’s No. 14

Paul Konerko said he’d play in the last homestand of his career if it meant “taking the three ugliest swings and striking out.’’ Thankfully for the retiring White Sox captain, it shouldn’t be that ugly. Two and a half weeks after breaking a small bone in his left hand, Konerko returned to the starting lineup, playing through it and playing first base in the Sox’ 4-3...
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Paul Konerko back in White Sox lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko is back in the starting lineup after being out since early September because of a broken left hand. Konerko was listed to hit sixth in the posted lineup for Friday night's game at Tampa Bay. He hurt the hand in a game Sept. 2 against Minnesota. Konerko is retiring after this season, his 18th in the big leagues...
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Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. While the retiring Paul Konerko is hoping to return from an injury this weekend, the Chicago White Sox's current star first baseman, Jose Abreu, will continue his push toward AL Rookie of the Year honors. After recovering from a broken left hand, Konerko could get to play in a three-game series at the Tampa Bay Rays that...
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Paul Konerko Nominated for 2014 Roberto Clemente Award

The Chicago White Sox announced that Paul Konerko has been nominated for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. The award recognizes a player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement. One player is nominated from all of the 30 MLB teams and Konerko received this...
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White Sox Injury Update: Paul Konerko hits off a tee

The Derek Jeter retirement parade has been going on for months, but Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko is not set to begin his retirement yet.  Scott Merkin is reporting that he has hit off a tee and should be able to play in one of the team's next two series.Konerko hit off of a tee yesterday. Felt normal soreness. If he doesn't play in KC, plans to play in...
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White Sox Injury Update: Paul Konerko to play this season

The Chicago White Sox shutout the Oakland A's on Thursday by the score of 1-0 to improve to 66-80 on the season. The White Sox scored the only run of the game on a home run by Marcus Semien. On the injury front, Paul Konerko, who plans to retire after the season, could return during the final few weeks from a fracture hand bone. #454304376 / gettyimages.comOur own Raymond...
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ChiSox's injured, retiring Konerko aims for return next week

  Retiring Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko hopes to return next week from a broken bone in his left hand. Konerko says he might take some swings on Friday and hit some balls over the weekend. He thinks he will be ready to play during a nine-game trip to Kansas City, Tampa Bay and Detroit that starts next week. The 38-year-old Konerko was injured while tagging out Danny Santana...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko’s Career Ending Sooner Than Expected?

Chicago Tribune’s Colleen Kane reports that Paul Konerko will miss at least a week, maybe more, due to an injury he believes was sustained during Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Twins.   Paul Konerko has a fracture in his hand, the sesamoid bone, and will be out at least this series. Ventura thinks he will play again. — Colleen Kane (@ChiTribKane) September 5, 2014 ...
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