"For our organization and for White Sox fans everywhere, Paul Konerko represents class, hard work and leadership," said White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf. "Paul always has played for the love of the game and the competition. Honoring him during the final month of his career is only a small gesture of gratitude for a player who will go down as one of the greatest in White Sox history."
Paul Konerko has played 16 seasons with the White Sox. The six-time American League All-Star is the White Sox franchise leader in total bases (4,003). As of August 4, Konerko (432) was 16 homers behind Hall-of-Famer Frank Thomas (448) for the franchise record, while ranking third in hits (2,286) and doubles (405). The 38-year-old has seen 36,438 pitches at the plate throughout his major league career.
Tickets to all White Sox games are available online at whitesox.com, via phone at 866-SOX-GAME and in person at the U.S. Cellular Field ticket office.
All Club Konerko giveaways will be given to fans who purchase tickets in Sections 158 and 159, and must be picked up at Chicago Sports Depot before the 3rd inning of the game. The full list of Paul Konerko giveaways includes:
Monday, September 8 vs. Oakland at 7:10 p.m. - "Free T-Shirt Monday" giveaway featuring Paul Konerko (First 20,000 fans)
Tuesday, September 9 vs. Oakland at 7:10 p.m. - Club Konerko PK14 lapel pin
Wednesday, September 10 vs. Oakland at 7:10 p.m. -Club Konerko key ring and Paul Konerko souvenir cup
Thursday, September 11 vs. Oakland at 1:10 p.m. - Club Konerko drawstring bag
Friday, September 12 vs. Minnesota at 7:10 p.m. - Club Konerko green PK14 golf towel
Saturday, September 13 vs. Minnesota at 6:10 p.m. - Paul Konerko game-worn uniform baseball cards, presented by Wintrust Community Banks (First 20,000 fans)
Sunday, September 14 vs. Minnesota at 1:10 p.m. - Club Konerko Paul Konerko wall cling
Thursday, September 25 vs. Kansas City at 7:10 p.m. - Club Konerko commemorative Paul Konerko poster
Friday, September 26 vs. Kansas City at 7:10 p.m. - Club Konerko PK14 baseball cap
Saturday, September 27 vs. Kansas City at 6:10 p.m. - Club Konerko Paul Konerko mask
Sunday, September 28 vs. Kansas City at 1:10 p.m. - Club Konerko Paul Konerko t-shirt