White Sox Charities to host '2005: A Season to Remember' tribute event

Special Event Gives Behind-the-Scene Look at 2005 World Championship Team; Presale Offer for Sox Pride Club Members

Chicago White Sox Charities (CWSC) will honor the 10-year anniversary of the 2005 World Series Championship with "A Season to Remember: A Night with the 2005 World Series Champions" - an event paying tribute to the 2005 team's accomplishments both on the field and behind the scenes - on Sunday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the iconic Chicago Theatre.

This special event gives fans the opportunity to listen to stories and memories from 2005 World Championship team members. Former players scheduled to participate include Jermaine Dye, Jon Garland, Paul Konerko, Scott Podsednik and Cliff Politte. Additional members of the 2005 team will be announced at a later date.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, May 21 at 10 a.m. Ticket prices vary, ranging from $40 to $70 for balcony and $50 to $70 for lower level. VIP tickets are available for $250 and include a reception with event participants, a photo opportunity with the World Series trophy and catered food and beverage for the duration of the event in a private mezzanine-level booth.

A presale opportunity for White Sox season ticket holders and members of the Sox Pride Club - the official online fan club of the White Sox - will begin on Wednesday, May 20 at 10 a.m. All fans have the opportunity to join the Sox Pride Club at soxprideclub.com or whitesox.com. In order to qualify for the special Pride Club presale, fans must sign up by today, May 18 at 11:59 p.m.

Tickets will be available by visiting whitesoxcharities.org or calling the Chicago Theatre at 800-745-3000. 

Proceeds from the campaign benefit Chicago White Sox Charities. CWSC provides annual financial, in-kind and emotional support to hundreds of Chicago-based organizations, including those who lead the fight against cancer and are dedicated to improving the lives of Chicago's youth through education and health and wellness programs, and offer support to children and families in crisis. In 2015, Chicago White Sox Charities awarded nearly $1.77 million in grants and other donations. Recent contributions moved the team's non-profit arm to over $22 million in cumulative giving since its inception in 1990.