2005 White Sox were a balanced bunch

Guillen's World Series champs are a good choice for the best team of the decade

Originally Published: December 22, 2009
By Mark Simon | ESPN Stats & Information

You're going to hear a lot of talk in the next couple of weeks about the 2004 Red Sox or the 2009 Yankees being the "Team of the Decade." But in looking back through the notes our department compiled, and comparing some of the numbers from the championship teams of the 2000s, the 2005 White Sox are a very legitimate candidate.

Consider the following pieces of information, gleaned from our resources, with some help from the Elias Sports Bureau:

The White Sox tied with the ...

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