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The door to the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000167" title="Chicago White Sox" href="/topic/sports/baseball/chicago-white-sox-ORSPT000167.topic">White Sox</a> manager's office was closed tight and the nameplate above it removed. The realization that <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008503" title="Ozzie Guillen" href="/topic/sports/baseball/ozzie-guillen-PESPT008503.topic">Ozzie Guillen</a> was gone -- permanently -- produced an eerie quiet in the clubhouse. An era -- one that ended an eight-decade championship drought -- was really over. And the only thing anyone knew about the franchise future was that it would be much quieter. Lost in the funeral-like atmosphere was that <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT000010025" title="Adam Dunn" href="/topic/sports/baseball/adam-dunn-PESPT000010025.topic">Adam Dunn</a> set the Sox season strikeout record with 176.
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( Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune / September 28, 2011 )

The door to the White Sox manager's office was closed tight and the nameplate above it removed. The realization that Ozzie Guillen was gone -- permanently -- produced an eerie quiet in the clubhouse. An era -- one that ended an eight-decade championship drought -- was really over. And the only thing anyone knew about the franchise future was that it would be much quieter. Lost in the funeral-like atmosphere was that Adam Dunn set the Sox season strikeout record with 176.

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