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Sox World Series bound
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White Sox 6, Angels 3
The Sox earned a shot to break their World Series title drought of 88 years. (Getty Images)
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The Sox, who last won the World Series in 1917, are heading to the Fall Classic for the first time since 1959. Joe Crede's single broke a tie in the eighth with his third RBI to back Jose Contreras' complete game. Paul Konerko was named ALCS MVP.
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CWS
October 16, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2   6 8 1
LA Angels
0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0   3 5 2
LAA
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF3000223.294
Iguchi, 2B3100113.176
Dye, RF4121111.263
Konerko, 1B5011014.286
Everett, DH5010024.250
Rowand, CF3211101.167
Pierzynski, C3000012.167
Crede, 3B3123000.368
Uribe, SS3110110.250
Totals326866918 

BATTING
2B: Rowand (3, Byrd), Uribe (1, Byrd), Dye (2, Byrd), Konerko (1, Rodriguez).
HR: Crede (2, 7th inning off Escobar, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Dye 3; Konerko 2; Everett; Rowand 2; Crede 5; Uribe 2.
RBI: Crede 3 (7), Dye (3), Konerko (7), Rowand (1).
2-out RBI: Dye; Crede.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Everett; Konerko 2; Dye; Podsednik 2.
S: Pierzynski.
SF: Crede; Rowand.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (3, 2nd base off Escobar/Molina, B).
CS: Iguchi (1, 2nd base by Rodriguez/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Contreras (1, pickoff).
PB: Pierzynski (2).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B3111000.118
Cabrera, SS4000002.200
Anderson, CF2011100.176
Guerrero, RF4000003.050
Erstad, 1B4000010.235
Molina, B, C4000000.118
Kotchman, DH3000110.286
Rivera, LF3110001.111
Kennedy, 2B3121000.286
Totals30353226 

BATTING
2B: Rivera (1, Contreras), Figgins (1, Contreras).
TB: Figgins 2; Anderson; Rivera 2; Kennedy 2.
RBI: Kennedy (1), Figgins (1), Anderson (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero.
S: Figgins.
SF: Anderson.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Escobar (1, fielding), Kennedy (1, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Guerrero (Konerko at 3rd base).
DP: (Guerrero-Molina, B-Figgins).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Contreras (W, 1-1)9.05332203.12
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd 4.25221103.38
Shields 1.10000100.00
Escobar (BS, 1)(L, 0-2)1.21212512.08
Rodriguez 1.12203200.00

HBP: Iguchi (by Byrd).
Pitches-strikes: Contreras 114-76, Byrd 74-49, Shields 15-10, Escobar 42-24, Rodriguez 41-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Contreras 14-11, Byrd 5-8, Shields 2-1, Escobar 0-0, Rodriguez 0-1.
Batters faced: Contreras 34, Byrd 21, Shields 4, Escobar 9, Rodriguez 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Shields 2-0, Rodriguez 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Randy Marsh. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Doug Eddings. LF: Ted Barrett. RF: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 64 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, R to L.
T: 3:11.
Att: 44,712.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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