Catching Up with the World Champion 2005 White Sox Squad
There are only six players from the 2005 World Champion White Sox still with the team: A.J. Pierzynski, Paul Konerko, Jermaine Dye, Mark Buehrle, Jose Contreras, and Bobby Jenks. Where have the rest of those players gone?
Geoff Blum: Houston Astros
Neal Cotts: Chicago Cubs
Joe Crede: Minnesota Twins
Carl Everett: Played last year for the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League, an independent minor league. This year Long Island traded his rights to the Newark Bears, but he has not yet signed. He is now 37 years old.
Freddy Garcia: New York Mets
Jon Garland: Arizona Diamondbacks
Willie Harris: Washington Nationals
Dustin Hermanson: Retired
Orlando Hernandez: With New York Mets last year but did not play due to injury. He is unsigned this year. He claims to be 40 years old, but he is believed to actually be 44.
Tadahito Iguchi: Went back to Japan to play for the Chiba Lotte Marines.
Damaso Marte: New York Yankees
Timo Perez: Detroit Tigers
Scott Podsednik: Colorado Rockies
Cliff Politte: Retired
Aaron Rowand: San Francisco Giants
Juan Uribe: San Francisco Giants
Luis Vizcaino: Chicago Cubs
Chris Widger: Retired from baseball
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