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White Sox honor Paul Konerko

Paul Konerko, the Chicago White Sox’s first baseman, officially retired last weekend. He has been a member of the White Sox’s organization since the 1995 season. In 2005 he helped lead them to a World Series Championship. Ever since then Konerko has been the leader and team captain both on and off the field. With both his leadership and athletic talent the White Sox are going...
Via The Front Office News
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Paul Konerko leaves tribute to family in infield dirt

I’m not going to lie to you, I’m kinda glad the Paul Konerko retirement train left the station long after the Derek Jeter lovefest began. Because after this last weekend of the baseball season, the longtime Chicago White Sox star’s final games have made me feel all the feels. Sox fan Chris Claeys returning Konerko’s 2005 grand slam ball, his new statue at U.S. Cellular Field…that...
Via Hall of Very Good
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko’s Greatest Moments: #2

As we approach Paul Konerko’s final game, let’s take a look at his second greatest moment: his 2,000th hit. While some wouldn’t consider this his 2nd greatest achievement, let’s think about this. As of the year 2000, there had been approximately 17,150 different players in the MLB since it’s inception. As of yesterday, only 278 players have recorded more than 2,000 hits...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko Surprised by Great Gift

Lost in the shadow of Derek Jeter’s season long retirement party is Paul Konerko. You see, back in December, the Chicago White Sox first baseman announced 2014 would be his last season, but, it would seem, it wasn’t until late in the campaign before anyone decided to remember. That is, until Saturday, when the Southsiders pulled out all the stops and did their own Jeter-style...
Via Hall of Very Good
4 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox fans gave Paul Konerko an amazing ovation as he left the field

These are the final days of Paul Konerko as a member of the Chicago White Sox, and Robin Ventura made sure Konerko got one hell of an ovation from the crowd at US Cellular Field. Earlier in the evening, the Sox honored Konerko with a ceremony and unveiled a statue of him in the left field plaza. The post White Sox fans gave Paul Konerko an amazing ovation as he left the field appeared...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko Delivers Powerful Speech

Paul Konerko is retiring, but he had a few words today before he quietly leaves for his life after baseball in Arizona. What a class act. The emotional, powerful speech delivered by Konerko can be seen below. When you look at that statue and that number that is going up right there, your fingerprints are all over it. Your browser does not support iframes. Paul Konerko Thanks White...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko's retirement also deserves your attention

For reasons that are beyond obnoxious at this point, the good, bad and absurd commentary on Derek Jeter’s farewell tour — and the man himself — continues to rage. It’s obnoxious for all sorts of reasons, but the largest that looms is that there’s far more talk about a player and team that will be […] The post Paul Konerko Deserves Some Of Your Attention appeared first...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Konerko thanks White Sox fans before he retires

You may have missed it among the endless parade of Derek Jeter ceremonies, but Paul Konerko is also retiring after the 2014 season. Konerko thanked White Sox fans in this tremendous video recapping his excellent career on the South Side. In 16 seasons with the White Sox, Konerko hit .281/.357/.491 with 432 homers. He was a six-time All-Star, and received MVP votes in five different...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko Thanks Chicago White Sox Fans

After 16 seasons on the South Side, Chicago White Sox 1B Paul Konerko is retiring. Konerko took to social media to day to thank the fans and the organization. Your browser does not support iframes. Konerko has a World Series championship from 2005, and a WS MVP award to boot. As a resident of Mt. Greenwood for my entire 30 years on this planet, trust me when I say, thank YOU, Paulie...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking Paul Konerko’s Farewell Gifts

As Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko finishes his farewell tour, his last stop goes through Detroit. After that, PK returns for a final home-stand and send off from Chicago, which is set for September 27th. While Konerko didn’t get nearly as much attention as Derek Jeter this season, he was still honored by a handful of teams. It’s a shame that every team he visited this...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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