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Is your Favorite Chicago Baseball Team - Cubs or White Sox

Updated on August 23, 2017

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My favorite Chicago Baseball Team

I like them both

Chicago is a city divided on their baseball teams. Whether you are a Chicago White Sox fan or a Chicago Cubs fan, you are passionate about your Chicago baseball team.

I've been a Chicago Cubs fan ever since I started watching them after Bozo's Circus. I've been a Chicago White Sox fan when I started watching them on Channel 44.

I was never to the old Comiskey Park, I love going to US Cellular Field, I hate parking at Wrigley Field. There's nothing like walking into Wrigley Field from behind home plate.

My favorite players in no particular order are Ryne Sandburg, Carlton Fisk, Rick Reushel, Jack McDonwel, Greg Maddux, Sammy Sosa, Harold Baines, Greg Luzinski, Dave Kingman, Jody Davis, Bo Davis, Jim Thome, Bruce Sutter, and many more I can't think of.

Below are many great facts about the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox. Take the time to vote for your favorite team, tell us why one team is better than the other, and just have a lot of fun.

Tell us why the Cubs or White Sox are the better team. - Please be positive and nothing vulgar, every entry is screened before being published.

My favorite Chicago Baseball Team is...because?

World Series won by the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs baseball teams

It always amazes me when I see these statistics that in over 200 years of playing baseball in Chicago, the White Sox and Cubs have won a mere 5 World Series between them.

To put that in perspective, the Chicago Bulls have only been playing since 1966 and have won 6 Championships.

Chicago White Sox have won 3 world series (1906, 1917, 2005)

Chicago Cubs have won 2 world series (1907, 1908)



Chicago White Sox Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame

The following list are baseball players that have been associated with the Chicago White Sox during their baseball career and were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The year indicates when they were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. An asterisk indicates the player's hat is a Chicago White Sox.

Three Baseball Hall of Fame players played for both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox in their careers: Johnny Evers, Hoyt Wilhelm, Goose Gossage, and Ron Santo.

Roberto Alomar

Luis Aparicio*, 1984

Luke Appling*, 1964

Chief Bender, 1953

Steve Carlton, 1994

Eddie Collins*, 1939

Charles Comiskey*, 1939

George Davis*, 1998

Larry Doby, 1998

Hugh Duffy, 1945

Johnny Evers, 1946

Red Faber*, 1964

Carlton Fisk, 2000

Nellie Fox*, 1997

Goose Gossage, 2008

Clark Griffith, 1946

Harry Hooper, 1971

George Kell, 1983

Tony La Russa,

Bob Lemon, 1976

Al Lopez, 1977

Ted Lyons*, 1955

Edd Roush, 1962

Red Ruffing, 1967

Ron Santo,

Ray Schalk*, 1955

Tom Seaver, 1992

Al Simmons, 1953

Frank Thomas

Bill Veeck*, 1991

Ed Walsh*, 1946

Hoyt Wilhelm*, 1985

Early Wynn, 1972

Chicago Cubs in the Baseball Hall of Fame Members

The following list are baseball players that have been associated with the the Chicago Cubs during their baseball career and were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The year indicates when they were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. An asterisk indicates the player's hat has the Chicago Cubs logo. were inducted for the Cubs or White Sox.

Four Baseball Hall of Fame players played for both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox in their careers: Johnny Evers, Hoyt Wilhelm, Goose Gossage, and Ron Santo.

Grover Cleveland Alexander, 1938

Cap Anson*, 1939

Richie Ashburn, 1995

Ernie Banks*, 1977

Roger Bresnahan, 1945

Lou Brock, 1985

Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown*, 1949

Lou Boudreau, 1970

Frank Chance*, 1946

John Clarkson, 1963

Kiki Cuyler*, 1968

Hugh Duffy, 1945

Leo Durocher,

Johnny Evers*,

Jimmie Foxx

Frankie Frisch

Goose Gossage, 2008

Clark Griffith, 1946

Burleigh Grimes

Gabby Harnett*,

Billy Herman*,

Rogers Hornsby

Monty Irvin, 1973

Ferguson Jenkins*, 1991

George Kelly, 1973

King Kelly*, 1945

Ralph Kiner, 1975

Chuck Klein, 1980

Tony La Russa

Tony Lazzeri, 1991

Fred Lindstrom, 1976

Rabbit Maranville, 1954

Greg Maddux

Joseph McCarthy, 1957

Hank O'Day

Robin Roberts, 1976

Ryne Sandberg*, 2005

Ron Santo

Frank Selee, 1999

Albert G. Spaulding, 1939

Bruce Sutter, 2006

Joe Tinker*, 1946

Rube Waddell, 1946

Hoyt Wilhelm, 1985

Billy Williams*, 1987

Hack Wilson*, 1979

Andre Dawson, 2010


Numbers Retired by the Chicago Cubs

These numbers have been retired by the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs. Also note, the Jackie Robinson's number 42 is retired from every team in Major League Baseball.

10 - Ron Santo

14 - Ernie Banks

23 - Ryne Sandberg

26 - Billy Williams

31 - Ferguson Jenkins

31 - Greg Maddux

Numbers Retired by the Chicago White Sox

These numbers have been retired by the Chicago White Sox. Also note, the Jackie Robinson's number 42 is retired from every team in Major League Baseball.

2 - Nellie Fox

3 - Harold Baines

4 - Luke Appling

9 - Minnie Minoso

11 - Luis Aparicio

16 - Ted Lyons

19 - Billy Pierce

72 - Carlton Fisk

Any other thoughts on the Chicago Cubs or Chicago White Sox

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    • ruthclark3 lm profile image

      ruthclark3 lm 

      5 years ago

      I like both teams because I live in the South and don't really care who wins as long as they play as a team and give it their all. I love the game.

    • gilwilson profile image

      gilwilson 

      6 years ago

      fun lens, thanks....oh and GO CUBS!!!

    • JenOfChicago LM profile image

      JenOfChicago LM 

      9 years ago

      Ah, the endless debate! Thanks for joining the All Things Chicago Group!

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      c62cm08 

      9 years ago

      How can you like both teams... What part of the city do you live in South Side or North Side.. However I liked your lens... I learn somethings about both teams.. I am from Philly so I am a Phillies fan.

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