White Sox All-Time Lists

Top home run hitters in Chicago White Sox history

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Frank Thomas #35 of the Chicago White Sox bats against the Oakland Athletics during an Major League Baseball game circa 1992 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. Thomas played for the White Sox from 1990 - 05. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
Frank Thomas #35 of the Chicago White Sox bats against the Oakland Athletics during an Major League Baseball game circa 1992 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. Thomas played for the White Sox from 1990 - 05. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) /
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Carlton Fisk, White Sox All-Time Home Run Hitters
Carlton Fisk of the Chicago White Sox bats against the California Angels at the Big A circa 1985 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Owen C. Shaw/Getty Images) /

White Sox all-time home run hitters –  No. 4: Carlton Fisk

214 home runs from 1981-93

When Carlton Fisk was granted his free agency from the Boston Red Sox in February 1981 and signed with the Chicago White Sox a little more than a month later, few thought the 33-year-old with 11 seasons already under his belt would wind up playing longer for the White Sox than he did with the Red Sox.

But Fisk hung around for 13 years in Chicago, until he was released in June 1993 at the age of 45. At the time, Fisk was the franchise’s all-time home run leader, but has since been lapped by three other players.

Fisk never hit more than 26 homers in a season with Boston (1973 and 1977), but clubbed 26 in 1983 before belting a career-best 37 in 1985, one of his four All-Star seasons with the White Sox. He was also a three-time Silver Slugger for Chicago and was third in the MVP voting in 1983, helping the White Sox to their first postseason since the Go-Go Sox won the AL pennant in 1959.

In their four-game loss to the Baltimore Orioles in the 1983 ALCS, Fisk was 3-for-17 with a double. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2000.

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