White Sox World Series ring for sale on Ebay

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A 2005 Chicago White Sox World Series Championship ring is for sale on eBay. Whose is it? Don’t know as the seller is anonymous. So how much does this baseball bling cost? The “buy it now” price is $24,999.99.

Here’s the description posted in the listing:

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Chicago White Sox All-2000s Team

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By Soxman

In the ’80s pop culture classic “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” two teenagers traveled back in time to kidnap some of history’s most famous people to help with their history assignment.  Welcome to a life-long Sox fan’s version. Two key rules were followed in making these prestigious selections:

A player’s “name recognition” in MLB does not ensure him a spot on this list.  Their contribution to the White Sox does.  For example, David Wells’ 200+ career wins does not grant him a spot because he only threw 100 innings in a Sox uniform.  For that matter, neither does Jake Peavy’s handful of innings last summer.

Slight bonus points given to anyone on the 2005 White Sox.  Breaking an 88-year curse has to count for something.

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Stop the White Sox are still Alive Nonsense

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By Paul M. Banks

Is it possible that White Sox fans have become entitled? I guess having one of your own as the president might do that to you. But with 3 division titles this decade (not exactly the Yankees or Red Sox by any means, but pretty good within the context of cumulative White Sox history) maybe Sox fans are beginning to have loftier expectations for the Sox Which is actually a good sign, legitimately longing for and realistically expecting a World Series title every season. The magic and wonder of 2005 has truly had a lasting effect. However, Sox fans need to realize that this sure as hell isn’t 2005, it’s certainly not 2000, and it’s still not even close to 2008.soxmanseats

Just because this division as a whole would struggle in a series with…well, instead of college basketball’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge, how about an AL Central/Pacific Coast League challenge. I seriously wonder how our boys would fare in that. The fact the White Sox were able to rise up and claim first place in mid-season despite looking like complete crapola from opening day till June, is the best testimony to how bad the division truly is. But that doesn’t mean the Sox are still alive. Seriously, how bad did Gavin Floyd look last night? Following what Ozzie called his worst start of the season.

Yes, he’s had hip problems and a bit of a hard luck season, but Sox fans need to quit bringing up the “we have six left against Detroit line and we’re only 6 ½ out” line.

Didn’t the Jim Thome white flag trade teach us something? That management knows it’s been over for some time. But maybe it’s because Jake Peavy starting Saturday, maybe it’s because Detroit is about to become the worst division champion in the history of sports.

I understand the comparisons between this team and 2000. Both teams consisted of young kids that played to their level of competition. The 2000 division champs played really well against good opponents and in must-have games, but also stumbled against the Royals and (then last place) Tigers. But the main way this team resembles 2000, is they would get equally destroyed in October.