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White Sox streak conjures up memories of South Side Hit Men

White Sox streak conjures up memories of South Side Hit Men

The 1919 White Sox team that threw the World Series became known as the Black Sox. If this year’s version makes it to the World Series, perhaps they’ll be known as the Dead Sox. After all, everyone, including me, left the Sox for dead after they started out the second half losing five of six to the Royals and Cardinals, falling to 42-50. But the Sox head into tonight’s game in Boston with a chance to sweep an eight-game road trip, which would pull them back to .500 before returning home for 12 of their next 15 games, starting Friday against the Yankees. The Sox are only 2 1/2 games behind the Twins for the second wild-card spot, with Chris Sale going to the mound...

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