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October 6, 2009

Nancy Faust to retire at the end of the season next year

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ October 6, 2009 3:08 am
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Mitchell:

Nancy Faust, beloved fixture as the White Sox organist for 40 years, says she will be playing her swan song at the end of the 2010 season. “It won’t be easy, but the timing is just right to move on,” Faust said. “Next year will be my 41st season. Never did I imagine that I would be saying that. The truth is, as soon as they won the World Series and I started to negotiate for the next year, one of the suggestions I threw out was: ‘Well, perhaps one of the things you want me to do is only play during day games.’ They heartily agreed that was a great idea. That sent a message to me. That would be an easy way to make a transition for them. The fact that they agreed to it made me feel like I was doing the right thing. I don’t want to overstay myself. I have known for five years that that was the most that I could possibly do.” …

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