Jermaine Dye’s Closing Act in Chicago

Posted: 21st September 2009 by Cregen McMinn in MLB
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It’s usually hard to say goodbye to players who have greatly helped your team. Often the separation is so painful fans become resentful of that player (Jim Thome in Cleveland). However, occasional the separation can’t occur soon enough, and that’s the case for me with Jermaine Dye. Dye came to the Sox in 2005 despite the fact that the Texas Rangers were offering more money. He wanted to play for the Sox, and that fact alone was enough to endear him to White Sox nation. Dye completed his first season with a line of .274-31-85. Not bad, but not outstanding. However it was his performance in the World Series and leadership in the clubhouse that made him an instant fan favorite and a player who every Sox fan wanted in right field until he was ready to hang up his spikes. Sinc ...

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