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Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox Sports Button Museum
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CHICAGO WHITE SOX MLB
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Illustration of a baseball player over a white sock on an orange-red background with an outer white then orange red ring and blue text on the white ring.

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The Chicago White Sox is an American Major League baseball team affiliated with the American League. Originally founded as a minor league team in 1894, the Chicago White Sox were initially known as the Sioux City, Iowa Cornhuskers before moving to Chicago as a major league team with the new name, The White Stockings. The team's final name change to the White Sox' became official in 1904. The Chicago White Sox are also referred to as “the South Siders” in relation to their location to another Chicago baseball team, the Chicago Cubs.

The White Sox have won three World Series titles, in 1906, 1917, and 2005. Throughout history, the Chicago White Sox has had four logos, with three featuring a prominent navy “S” on a solid white uniform or white-with-navy-pinstripes uniform. From 1976 to 1990, the White Sox logo featured the outline of a baseball player and the word “Sox” in navy print hitting a red baseball.

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CH0253
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