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Sox Fans'
Playoff Edition Quiz #10

By Senor Sock with Jeff Zimmer

It’s been awhile since the White Sox have been in a playoff game, and they’ve only been in four playoff series total, including the 2005 ALDS. Take the quiz and brush up your memory or see just how much you know about the Sox in the playoffs.

Yours in hosiery,

Senor Sock

Question 1.
Prior to 2005, who was the last Sox pitcher to WIN a playoff game?
a.) Tim Belcher
b.) Wilson Alvarez
c.) Mike Sirotka
d.) Jack McDowell

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Question 2.
Prior to 2005, who was the last Sox player to hit a playoff home run?
a.) Greg Luzinski
b.) Ray Durham
c.) Frank Thomas
d.) Carlton Fisk

Question 3.
What was the total number of home runs hit by the Sox in the 2000 playoffs?
a.) Five
b.) Three
c.) One
d.) Zero

Question 4.
Who started Game 1 for the Mariners in the 2000 ALDS vs. the Sox?
a.) Randy Johnson
b.) Diego Segui
c.) Freddy Garcia
d.) Jose Mesa

Question 5.
Which of these Sox has NOT played in two playoff series as a White Sox?
a.) Frank Thomas
b.) Carlton Fisk
c.) Harold Baines
d.) Lance Johnson

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Question 6.
Prior to 2005, who is the leading Sox hitter in playoff history?
a.) Frank Thomas
b.) Tim Raines
c.) Harold Baines
d.) Rudy Law

Question 7.
Prior to 2005, who led the Sox in stolen bases?
a.) .285
b.) .290
c.) .295
d.) .300

Question 8.
Prior to 2005, who led the Sox in playoff strikeouts?
a.) Britt Burns
b.) Lamarr Hoyt
c.) Alex Fernandez
d.) Jose DeLeon

Question 9.
Prior to 2005, who led the Sox in striking out the most in the playoffs?
a.) Harold Baines
b.) Ron Kittle
c.) Joey Cora
d.) Ron Karkovice

Question 10.
Prior to 2005, Sox hitters hit for the lowest average, .185, in which playoff series?
a.) 1983
b.) 1993
c.) 2000
d.) 1917.

Question 11.
Prior to 2005, what playoff record did the Sox set for a 4-game series?
a.) Fewest runs scored
b.) Most errors
c.) Most unearned runs
d.) Most runners thrown out stealing.

Question 12.
Prior to 2005, Sox pitchers boasted their lowest ERA, 3.57, in which playoff series?
a.)  1983
b.)  1993
c.)  2000

Question 13.
How many hits did Frank Thomas get in the 2000 ALDS?
a.)  Six
b.)  Three
c.)  One 
d.)  Zero

Question 14.
Who beat the Sox with a tenth inning home run off Britt Burns in 1983??
a.)  Cal Ripken
b.)  Eddie Murray
c.)  Tito Landrum
d.)  Dan Ford

Question 15.
The Sox lost Game 6 of the 1993 ALCS to Dave Stewart because...
a.)  The Sox only had 3 hits
b.)  The Sox made 3 errors
c.)  Tim Raines was picked off second base in the 8th inning
d.)  Toronto scored 11 runs

Question 16.
In the 2000 ALDS who scored the winning run for the Mariners in Game 3?
a.)  John Olerud
b.)  David Bell
c.)  Rickey Henderson
d.)  Mike Cameron

Question 17.
Which of these Sox teams had the best record entering the playoffs?
a.)  1983
b.)  1993
c.)  2000
d.)  2005

Question 18.
Prior to 2005, who has scored the most playoff runs for the Sox?
a.)  Lance Johnson
b.)  Tim Raines
c.)  Rudy Law
d.)  Scott Fletcher

Question 19.
Who led the Sox pitching staff with 15 wins in 2000?
a.)  Mike Sirotka
b.)  James Baldwin
c.)  Cal Eldred
d.)  Jim Parque

Question 20.
Prior to 2005, when was the last time the Sox won a home playoff game?
a.)  1983
b.)  1993
c.)  1959
d.)  2000

Bonus Question
John Olerud played first base for the Sox opponent in which of these playoff series?
a.)  2005 Red Sox
b.)  2000 Mariners
c.)  1993 Blue Jays
d.)  All of the above

Editor's Note:  An idol in his native Argentina, Senor Sock became the toast of the entertainment world while a regular on E! Entertainment Television's Emmy-award winning "Talk Soup". He has been romantically linked to many of the world's most beautiful women, including Suzanne Somers, Monica Bellucci, Donna D'Errico, Halle Berry and Peri Gelpin. He has his own website at and is of course a lifelong White Sox fan.

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