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Chicago White Sox outfielder Bo Jackson takes batting practice from coach Tommy Thompson at the team’s spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla. in Feb. 1992. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SI VAULT: Bo becoming baseball’s most exciting player (6.12.89)

Chicago White Sox outfielder Bo Jackson takes batting practice from coach Tommy Thompson at the team’s spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla. in Feb. 1992. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
SI VAULT: Bo becoming baseball’s most exciting player (6.12.89)

Kevin Youkilis hits a solo home run in the 4th inning of Wednesday’s White Sox-Tigers game in Chicago. The Tigers won 8-6 and are now just one game back of Chicago for the lead in the AL Central Division. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

POWER RANKINGS: White Sox rise to No. 11, Tigers drop to No. 12
GALLERY: Memorable Pennant Race Collapses

Kevin Youkilis hits a solo home run in the 4th inning of Wednesday’s White Sox-Tigers game in Chicago. The Tigers won 8-6 and are now just one game back of Chicago for the lead in the AL Central Division. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
POWER RANKINGS: White Sox rise to No. 11, Tigers drop to No. 12GALLERY: Memorable Pennant Race Collapses

An umpire watches a fastball from his camera during a White Sox spring training game in March 1959. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

An umpire watches a fastball from his camera during a White Sox spring training game in March 1959. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

SI’s John G. Zimmerman sets up a camera on an umpire’s mask during a White Sox spring training practice in 1959. The pitcher is Billy Pierce and the batter is teammate Earl Battey. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

SI’s John G. Zimmerman sets up a camera on an umpire’s mask during a White Sox spring training practice in 1959. The pitcher is Billy Pierce and the batter is teammate Earl Battey. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

SI photographer Neil Leifer uses a 4000mm lens to capture the action at a 1962 Senators-White Sox game. (SI Photo Archives)

SI photographer Neil Leifer uses a 4000mm lens to capture the action at a 1962 Senators-White Sox game. (SI Photo Archives)

White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham collides with Peter Bourjos as Beckham turns a double play in the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game in Anaheim. The Angels won 7-2 as Albert Pujols hit his second home run of the season. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

POWER RANKINGS: How do the Angels and White Sox stack up?

White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham collides with Peter Bourjos as Beckham turns a double play in the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game in Anaheim. The Angels won 7-2 as Albert Pujols hit his second home run of the season. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
POWER RANKINGS: How do the Angels and White Sox stack up?

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”


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 QuotesROSENBERG: Poor judgement from Guillen shouldn’t be a surpriseRUSHIN: 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)

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

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 SportsAL DIVISION PREVIEWS: East | Central | WestNL DIVISION PREVIEWS: East | Central | WestVERDUCCI: Team-by-team breakdowns, predictions

This cover featuring Chicago’s Dick Allen juggling baseballs while smoking cigarettes is nearly 40 years old. Allen had been traded to the White Sox for Tommy John prior to the start of the season and was rejuvinated - hitting 37 home runs, driving in 113 runs on his way to the MVP Award. (John Iacono/SI)

SI VAULT: Chicago’s Allen stars in a season of surprises (6.12.72)

This cover featuring Chicago’s Dick Allen juggling baseballs while smoking cigarettes is nearly 40 years old. Allen had been traded to the White Sox for Tommy John prior to the start of the season and was rejuvinated - hitting 37 home runs, driving in 113 runs on his way to the MVP Award. (John Iacono/SI)
SI VAULT: Chicago’s Allen stars in a season of surprises (6.12.72)

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
LEMIRE: The Cardinals improbable run to World Series

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 storiesCHEN: Texas has unfinished business in World SeriesLEMIRE: How Cruz found path to slugging stardomLEMIRE: The Cardinals improbable run to World Series