White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen signs autographs for fans before the 1995 Windy City Classic, an exhibition game between the Cubs and White Sox. Guillen has felt the wrath of Miami fans after his controversial comments about Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and was fined five games by the team. (Brian Bahr/AFP/Getty Images)
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White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen signs autographs for fans before the 1995 Windy City Classic, an exhibition game between the Cubs and White Sox. Guillen has felt the wrath of Miami fans after his controversial comments about Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and was fined five games by the team. (Brian Bahr/AFP/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Ozzie Guillen’s Most Controversial Rants and Quotes
ROSENBERG: Poor judgement from Guillen shouldn’t be a surprise
RUSHIN: Guillen mess a product of his manufactured “take”


U.S. President John F. Kennedy, seated next to Vice President Lyndon Johnson,  throws the first pitch of the 1961 season prior to the start of the Senators-White Sox game at Griffith Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)
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U.S. President John F. Kennedy, seated next to Vice President Lyndon Johnson,  throws the first pitch of the 1961 season prior to the start of the Senators-White Sox game at Griffith Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: U.S. Presidents Playing Sports
AL DIVISION PREVIEWSEast | Central | West
NL DIVISION PREVIEWSEast | Central | West
VERDUCCI: Team-by-team breakdowns, predictions

Rangers outfielder Jose Canseco flexes his muscle before a 1994 spring training game between the Rangers and White Sox. The Canseco-less Rangers face off against the Cardinals Wednesday night in Game 1 of the World Series. (John Iacono/SI)
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Rangers outfielder Jose Canseco flexes his muscle before a 1994 spring training game between the Rangers and White Sox. The Canseco-less Rangers face off against the Cardinals Wednesday night in Game 1 of the World Series. (John Iacono/SI)

CORCORAN: World Series full of surprising stories
CHEN: Texas has unfinished business in World Series
LEMIRE: How Cruz found path to slugging stardom
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