All posts by Sox On 35th Contributors

Matt Klug: In My Own Words

The following is a guest post written by 2018 38th round draft pick, Matthew Klug. June 6th, 2018. “The Chicago White Sox select draft ID 4549. Klug, Matthew. Outfielder, Brookwood High School. Snellville, Georgia.” That day, my life changed forever. Every young baseball player dreams about hearing their name called in the MLB Draft one ...

The Machado Effect: How a Potential Signing Could Accelerate White Sox Prospect Timelines

As rumors of Manny Machado fly, David Wildman takes a look at how a potential signing would effect the arrival of top White Sox prospects.

Have the White Sox Missed Their Chance at Free Agency Plan B?

Written by David Wildman: The White Sox have made it very clear what their plan A was this offseason. Sign one, if not both, of Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. They have been aggressive, reportedly willing to offer huge sums of money to both players, and are still major contenders for the generational superstars. The ...

Andrew Perez: What It Takes

The following is a guest post written by White Sox left-handed pitching prospect Andrew Perez:  When the term “professional baseball player” comes up in conversation, I often get asked about the exciting games, big crowds, and how “cool” it would be to someday get the chance to play in "The Show." However, no one has ever ...

Tyler Johnson: A Year’s Reflection

The following is a guest post written by White Sox right-handed pitching prospect Tyler Johnson: There are a lot of different ideals and experiences people want to share throughout their lives but never actually get the chance to do so.  I want to thank Sox On 35th for giving me that opportunity to share my voice. ...

Deeper Dive on the Under the Radar RHP Jose Ruiz

Guest Post: Written by Steven O'Donnell One of the least talked about prospects in the White Sox farm system has been 6’1”, 190 lbs. 23-year-old right-handed reliever Jose Ruiz. Relief prospects generally are not that sexy, and rarely find themselves on top prospect lists, but can prove to be extremely valuable to championship teams. In ...

Bob Costas and Sheldon Ocker: Immortalized Forever

Written by Richard Behan: Hall of Fame Saturday kicked off with a press conference featuring both the Spink Award winner Sheldon Ocker and Ford C. Frick Award winner Bob Costas at the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown. Ocker’s portion began with a question from the media which addressed being on the ballot and still voting ...

The Final Moments of Comiskey Park – 1991

The following is written by Greg Nosek:  ...the final moments of Comiskey Park. On April 3rd, 1991, as so many others did that day, I traveled to Comiskey Park, to videotape the end of an era. Today was also the day I could really test out my brand new RCA full size VHS Camcorder. It was ...

MLB Postseason Predictions

The 2017 MLB Postseason is finally upon us. The action begins tonight in the Bronx as the Twins visit the Yankees in the American League Wild Card game. With many great potential match-ups on the horizon, the Sox On 35th Crew decided to try their best at predicting the outcome of this year’s postseason, round ...

Vintage Pictures: A Look Back at Comiskey Park

Enjoy these vintage pictures from one of America's greatest ballparks, courtesy of @FisherFreak12 on Twitter.