COUNTDOWN TO WHITE SOX OPENING DAY: 40 DAYS!

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40 days to Opening Day, White Sox fans!

Hall of Famer Ed Walsh won a White Sox record 40 games in 1908!

40!

Some nuggets on the feat:

*Ed Cicotte is second on the Sox single-season wins list with 29 in 1919

*Walsh also set club records with 42 complete games, 464 innings, 49 starts (tied by Wilbur Wood in 1972), 269 strikeouts (broken by Chris Sale in 2015), a 1.08 ERA (broken by himself twice), 7.91 baserunners per nine innings (broken by himself in 1910) and 11 shutouts in 1908

*Walsh held foes to a .203 average in 1908, which was tied by Frank Smith and broken four times

*Walsh led the A.L. in wins, winning percentage (.727), games (66), starts, complete games, shutouts, innings and strikeouts

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