MLB: Chicago W. Sox 9, Kansas City 0

CHICAGO, April 17 (UPI) -- Jose Contreras, pitching seven innings, and two White Sox relievers combined on a one-hit shutout Monday in a 9-0 win over the Kansas City Royals, 9-0.

MLB: Chi. White Sox 4, Toronto 2

CHICAGO, April 15 (UPI) -- Paul Konerko hit two homers and drove in four runs Saturday as the Chicago White Sox beat Toronto, 4-2.

MLB: Chi. White Sox 4, Detroit 3

DETROIT, April 12 (UPI) -- Jim Thome Wednesday hit his third home run in as many games as the Chicago White Sox edged Detroit, 4-3.

MLB: Chicago WSox 5, Detroit 3

DETROIT, April 10 (UPI) -- Joe Crede broke a sixth-inning tie with a two-run homer Monday as the Chicago White Sox spoiled Detroit's home opener with a 5-3 win over the Tigers.

MLB: Kansas City 11, Chi.White Sox 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8 (UPI) -- John Buck drove in a run and scored a run in a two-run sixth inning Friday night as Kansas City beat the Chicago White Sox, 11-7.

Guillen stays out of Thomas-GM feud

TUCSON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Outspoken White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen is staying out of a war of words between General Manager Ken Williams and former Chicago slugger Frank Thomas. Thomas, now a member of the Oakland A's, has been open in expressing his resentment after being releas

Konerko to stay on with White Sox

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Paul Konerko has signed a five-year, $60 million deal to remain with the White Sox, for whom he has played the last seven seasons.

Baseball's free agent list swells

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Baseball's list of players filing for free agency added 54 more names Friday, including Rafael Palmeiro and Kenny Rogers.

White Sox fans 'Don't Stop Believin''

CHICAGO, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- White Sox players joined former Journey singer Steve Perry in a rousing rendition of "Don't Stop Believin'" celebrating Chicago's 2005 World Series title.

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Series ticket stubs worth a small fortune

CHICAGO, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The newest status symbol in the Windy City is a ticket stub from the first two games of the 2005 World Series, with prices ranging from $68 to $150.

MLB: Chi. White Sox 7, Houston 6

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Scott Podsednik hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth Sunday as the Chicago White Sox edged Houston, 7-6, in Game Two of the World Series.

MLB: Chi. White Sox 6, L.A. Angels 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Joe Crede drove in the winning run Sunday night as the Chicago White Sox beat the L.A. Angels, 6-3. The big single in the eighth followed Crede's game-tying home run in the seventh inning as the White Sox clinched their first World Series berth in 46 year

MLB: Chi. White Sox 8, L.A. Angels 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Paul Konerko hit a three-run homer Saturday night to lead the Chicago White Sox over the L.A. Angels, 8-2.

MLB: Chicago 5, L.A. Angels 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Paul Konerko had three hits and three RBI Friday night as the Chicago White Sox beat the L.A. Angels of Anaheim, 5-2.
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Paul Konerko
Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko (R) talks with starting pitcher Mark Buehrle during the fifth inning against the New York Yankees at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on August 2, 2009. UPI/Brian Kersey

Paul Henry Konerko ( /kəˈnɛərkoʊ/; born March 5, 1976) is an American professional baseball first baseman who has played for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball since 1999. He previously played with the Los Angeles Dodgers (1997–98) and the Cincinnati Reds (1998). Konerko helped the Chicago White Sox win the 2005 World Series, the franchise's first since 1917. He is currently the captain of the White Sox. `

Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Konerko is of Polish (paternal) and Italian (maternal) descent. At Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, Konerko was named the Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette Player of the Year as a senior, after leading his team to a Class 4-A state championship. Konerko hit .558 in 1994, the school season record until Ike Davis, who later became the first baseman for the New York Mets, hit .559 in 2003. Konerko also held the school season record in doubles, with 18, until Davis hit 23 doubles in 2003. He also held the school career record in doubles (44), until Davis passed him with 48 doubles.

Konerko was ranked the #1 catcher in the nation during his senior year in high school.

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