- “Baseball in Chicago is a choke sport.“
Dallas Morning News columnist Kevin Blackistone on ESPN’s Around The Horn, discussing the Chicago White Sox late season collapse. The White Sox led the AL Central by 15 games Aug. 1. They currently lead the division by 3 1/2 games over the surging Cleveland Indians. If they lose their lead in the final weeks of the season it would be one of the biggest collapses in major league history.