Nine to Know: All-Chicago Hitters since 1961 edition

Tom Verducci wrote, Frank Thomas is the greatest player in White Sox history and when you see his numbers it's hard to disagree

This week we are comparing individual stats over the last 50 seasons for rivalry teams. Today we head to the Windy City.

Here are the batters’ numbers:

1. Games

  • Frank Thomas – 1959 for the White Sox
  • Billy Williams – 2183 for the Cubs

2. Hits

  • Frank Thomas – 2136 for the White Sox
  • Billy Williams – 2492 for the Cubs

3. Homers

  • Frank Thomas – 448 for the White Sox
  • Sammy Sosa – 545 for the Cubs

4. RBI

  • Frank Thomas – 1465 for the White Sox
  • Sammy Sosa – 1414 for the Cubs

5. Runs

  • Frank Thomas – 1327 for the White Sox
  • Ryan Sandberg – 1316 for the Cubs
6. Stolen Bases
  • Lance Johnson – 226 for the White Sox
  • Ryan Sandberg – 344 for the Cubs
7. Doubles
  • Frank Thomas – 447 for the White Sox
  • Mark Grace – 456 for the Cubs
 8. Triples
  • Lance Johnson – 77 for the White Sox
  • Billy Williams – 84 for the Cubs
 9. Walks
  • Frank Thomas – 1466 for the White Sox
  • Ron Santo – 1040 for the Cubs