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April 15, 2012

Bill Melton and Nancy Faust

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ April 15, 2012 9:00 pm
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From Chuck Garfien’s twitter:

Other White Sox links:

And Deadspin’s Erik Malinowski uncovers Baseball’s unwritten rules.

September 17, 2010

Ozzie Guillen is getting tired of Nancy Faust’s music

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ September 17, 2010 8:55 pm
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Crouse @ NYT:

The people who say organ music gives a ballpark the feel of a cathedral are being supplanted by the likes of Guillen, the White Sox manager who grew up in Venezuela, where he said organ music was not part of the game-day experience.

Guillen compared Faust’s music to the vuvuzela, the South African horn. “At the beginning of the season, it’s fun,” he said. “Now in June or July, it gets old.”

Something doesn’t sound right here.

March 30, 2010

Hawk Harrelson Night, Frank Thomas Day, and [Nancy] Faust Fest

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ March 30, 2010 12:10 pm
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White Sox 2010 Promotional Schedule:

White Sox franchise legends also will be honored on several dates this season. Hawk Harrelson Night, presented by Comcast SportsNet, will be held on June 8; Frank Thomas Day, which will feature a special limited-edition “Big Hurt” bobblehead, on August 29; and Faust Fest, in honor of famed White Sox organist Nancy Faust, on September 18 that will feature a Faust bobble-hands doll giveaway. …

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.” …

September 27, 2009

2009 was #8

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ September 27, 2009 7:54 pm
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Dyck:

Sunday’s attendance was 33,685, giving the Sox their eighth-highest total in history at just under 2.3 million.

BTW,

Organist Nancy Faust received a pregame scoreboard video for her 40th season.

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