Best Chicago White Sox of the 2000s

A list of the best White Sox players during the decade.

The Top Ten

1 1B: Paul Konerko

The team captain, has a chance to pass Frank Thomas as the teams all time home run king, 2004 Comeback Player of the Year, 4 time All Star in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2010, only position player the entire decade, MVP Candidate in 2005, 2006 - laughran17

2 SP: Mark Buehrle

2 No Hitters, 1 perfect game, a World Series start and save, only pithcer on the team the entire decade, All Star in2002, 2005, 2006, 2009. Team record 8 Opening Day starts, retired ML record 45 batters, thrown over 200 innings every years since 2001, won 10 games every year since 2001 (longest active streak in MLB), 2 time Gold Glove Winner - laughran17

Buehrle is Awesome. Brings so much to the South Side! Hope he never leaves.

3 RF: Jermaine Dye

World Series MVP, 5 seasons, 2006 MVP candidate, All Star in 2006 - laughran17

4 3B: Joe Crede

Perhaps the most clutch hitter for the team during the decade, gold glove caliber defense, a silver slugger in 2006, 2008 All Star - laughran17

5 CP: Bobby Jenks

2 Time All Star 2006-2007, retired then ML record 41 straight batters, 173 saves. - laughran17

6 RF Magglio Ordonez

All Star for the Sox 3 times out of the five years he was there during the decade, over 70 extra base hits from 2001-2003 - laughran17

7 DH/1B: Frank Thomas

2000 AL Comeback Player of the Year, All time HR leader for the team, 35 retired, WS Champion, - laughran17

8 LF: Scott Podsednik

2005 All Star, more SB than any oter player for the White Sox in the decade, - laughran17

9 SP: Jose Contreras

2006 All Star, 2005 WS Champion, Team record 17 consecutive victories, 2007 Opening Day starter, started the first game of every playoff series in 2005. - laughran17

10 SP Jon Garland

2005 All Star, most wins for the team from 2005-2007, 2005 WS Champion - laughran17

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