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The 1983 American League West champion Chicago White Sox will forever be remembered by their trademark slogan “Winning Ugly.” One of the stars of that colorful bunch that rocked old Comiskey Park was an unlikely hero, a twenty-five-year-old rookie from Northwest Indiana. Ron Kittle led the 1983 White Sox with 35 home runs, 100 RBIs, and Rookie of the Year honors. Now Kittle shares the adventures, struggles, and triumphs of his incredible journey. A one-of-a-kind collection of stories, anecdotes, and humor, this newly-updated edition ofTales from the Chicago White Sox Dugout opens a window into the life of more than just one Sox legend. Kittle shares insights about manager Tony La Russa, catcher Carlton Fisk, outfielder Harold Baines, Cy Young winner LaMarr Hoyt, and a host of others. Peppered with stories from on and off the field, Tales from the Chicago White Sox Dugout catalogs more than just stats and facts; Kittle shares inspiring stories of overcoming the physical pain he dealt with every day, as well as his dedication to raising funds for charity, adventures in the dugout, and so much more.