The White Sox positioned themselves perfectly for an amazing run to what appears to be their first World Series title since World War I.
The Chicago White Sox are the only team in the 2005 playoffs to consider…the Ex-Cub Factor.
|TEAM / EX-CUB FACTOR||EX-CUBS|
|NY YANKEES (6)||Bellhorn, Gordon, Lawton, Sanchez, Sturtze, Womack|
|ST. LOUIS (4)||Grudzielanek, King, Mahoney, Tavarez|
|BOSTON (3)||Clement, Gonzalez, Mueller|
|SAN DIEGO (3)||Alexander, Jackson, Young|
|ATLANTA (2)||Farnsworth, Hollandsworth|
|LA ANGELS (1)||Paul|
|WHITE SOX (0)||—|
Sports fans everywhere owe a debt to writer Ron Berler, whose 1981 article revealing the Ex-Cub Factor to the world is available here.