Category Archives: Features

Death at 161st and River

The 2010 Chicago White Sox season ended on a Sunday in May in New York City. I know, because I was there.

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The Real & Unreal Of South Side Baseball

Separating fact from fiction, and fiction from meta-fiction.

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And Now, A Few Insanely Specific Predictions

If you’re going to believe in sports, you might as well believe in something ridiculous.

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2010 Chicago White Sox Season Preview: The Year Of When

With just over a week left until Opening Day, we might as well get this out of the way.

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The 35th Street Post Office [March 10, 2010]

Your busy editor thinks the Twins’ loss is everyone else’s loss, and that Gordon Beckham is the logical heir to the Robinson Cano fortune.

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The 35th Street Guide To 2010 White Sox Fantasy Baseball

They’re only sleepers if you didn’t see them coming.

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The 2010 White Sox Spring Training Preview Preview

Coming soon to a sports page near you.

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The Probable Outcomes Of Passing On A Pure DH

The fate of the most DHingest players on the DHingest team in the DHingest little city in America, ordered chronologically from saddest to truest.

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The Most Average Team of the Decade

Our former president once joked that C students could one day become president themselves, to which your editor asks: why bother with politics when you could be the next Ken Vining? Part five in a series.

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Manager of the Decade

Even when there are two, there can be only one, and you already know who it is. Part four in a series.

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Best of the Worst Teams of the Decade

At the decade’s end, it really only matters what you value. Hilarity, for example, can be a reasonable substitute for pride. Part three in a series.

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Worst of the Best Teams of the Decade

When are 96 wins no better than 90, and when are they even worse than 89 (which were technically 88 in the first place)? When you’re the Chicago White Sox, that’s when. Part two in a series.

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J.J. Putz is the Composite Pitcher

The Sox’ newest arm is also their oldest.

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Making The Case For Robin Ventura’s Hall Of Fame Enshrinement

True greatness knows not the confinement of halls nor shall it be caged by the rules and whims of men; rather, let greatness roam free; free to grow and prosper for all of eternity.

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Steve Avery and Pat Rapp, Your Time Is At Hand

In the wake of the Sox signing Omar Vizquel, The 35th Street Review checks in on the 1998-2009 Chicago White Sox’ quest to become the 1995-1999 Cleveland Indians.

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Player of the Decade

It’s not who you think it is, but it’s exactly who it should be. Part one of a series.

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