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World Series
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White Sox shed 88-year wait of the world

The White Sox celebrate after finishing off the Astros to capture their World Series title. (Getty Images)
More outstanding pitching and Jermaine Dye's run-scoring single in the eighth inning sent the White Sox to a clean sweep of the Astros on Wednesday night and gave the storied franchise its first World Series championship since 1917. Wrap | Full coverage > 
Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox
White Sox win series, 4-0
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 HOU 3 @ CWS 5 Sat Oct. 22    
Gm 2 HOU 6 @ CWS 7 Sun Oct. 23    
Gm 3 CWS 7 @ HOU 5 Tue Oct. 25    
Gm 4 CWS 1 @ HOU 0 Wed Oct. 26    
10/26, GAME 4:  White Sox 1, Astros 0  Wrap >
World Series MVP Jermaine Dye snapped a 0-0 tie in the eighth with a two-out RBI single off Astros closer Brad Lidge, giving the White Sox their first title since 1917. More >
• Sox win:  56K | 350K
• Dye delivers:  56K | 350K
• White Sox celebrate:  350K
• UTL wraps up Game 4:  350K
Game 4 action
The White Sox slip past the Astros to win the 2005 Series.
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Game 4 pregame
Check out pictures from before Game 4 at Minute Maid Park.
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10/25, GAME 3:  White Sox 7, Astros 5  Wrap >
Geoff Blum's homer in the 14th drove in the decisive run as the White Sox outlasted the Astros in the longest game in World Series history. More >
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10/24, OFF-DAY
Houston Astros
Home park gives Astros edge
The adage says, home is where the heart is. But for the Astros, home is where the winning is, something they'll need to erase their 2-0 deficit. More >
Chicago White Sox
Sox have stats on their side
The White Sox went 7-2 at NL parks this season in Interleague Play, giving them a boost of confidence as the Series heads to Houston. More >
10/23, GAME 2:  White Sox 7, Astros 6  Wrap >
Scott Podsednik's solo homer in the bottom of the ninth decided a back-and-forth Game 2 and carried the White Sox to a 2-0 edge over the Astros. More >
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10/22, GAME 1:  White Sox 5, Astros 3  Wrap >
Joe Crede homered and the White Sox got a solid start from Jose Contreras to down the Astros in Game 1 of the World Series in Chicago. More >
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Rocket set for game's biggest stage's Mike Bauman writes that Roger Clemens starting Game 1 is only fitting: Today's most storied pitcher is on the hill for baseball's premier event. More >
Konerko, Ensberg are mirror images
Chicago's Paul Konerko and Houston's Morgan Ensberg had the types of performances that teams seek from corner infielders, and they posted eerily similar numbers in 2005. More >
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