Entries Tagged as 'white sox'

Doritos Cool Ranch = Cubs, Doritos Nacho Cheese = Sox

October 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Who decided on these matchups? I saw this on the side of a big Doritos delivery truck over the summer. I don’t know why I’m drawn to these Doritos trucks.

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Chicago Mascots + Val Warner + School Kids

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments

One day back in June I was walking by the Thompson Center and came across a whole bunch of Chicago sports team mascots and Valerie Warner and a bunch of school kids. I didn’t really know what was going on, so I just took some photos and figured it out later.

Turns out it was the Salvation Army‘s Hunger Campaign and they were collecting donations. But to make it fun they were having people text for certain mascots. Also, each mascot had a box so you could just put money in the mascot box. These are the mascots who were present:

Not too surprisingly, the Salvation Army is reporting that the White Sox mascot, Southpaw, won. While I was there, it sure looked like Sparky was winning. It’s who the kids liked best, but I guess the kids were not voting with their wallets. More importantly, the Salvation Army raised more than $500.

Along with the mascots, there was Val Warner, who I recognized immediately from WGN Morning News. She and Ryan Chiaverini are now doing Windy City Live in Oprah’s old time slot.

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Sox Skeleton

November 14th, 2005 · 2 Comments

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Sox Skeleton, River North, Chicago

I noticed this in the window of the IBM building a few weeks ago and it’s still there now.

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