53 days to Opening Day, White Sox fans!
Paul Konerko launched 53 home runs as a designated hitter during his iconic White Sox career.
*hit a career-best nine home runs as a DH for the 1999 White Sox
*hit his first home run with the White Sox as a DH vs. Seattle and his last home run with the White Sox as a DH vs. Seattle. His first came on April 5, 1999 off Jeff Fassero in Seattle and his last came on July 4, 2014 off Charlie Furbush at U.S. Cellular Field
*socked three grand slams as a DH including one off Boston’s Jon Lester on Sept. 30, 2010
*recorded his 400th home run as a DH on April 25, 2012 at Oakland off Grant Balfour