Robin Ventura named White Sox manager

Former Chicago White Sox all-star third baseman Robin Ventura has been named the team’s manager for the upcoming 2012 season.

Ventura replaces the departed Ozzie Guillen who managed the south-side squad from 2004-2011 reaching the postseason twice while capturing a world series title in 2005.

 

Ventura was a 2-time all-star and 6 time gold glove winner

 

Ventura, a major league veteran of 16 seasons (White Sox, Mets, Yankees, Dodgers) will become the 38th manager of the Chicago White Sox.

 

Robin Ventura Career Profile & Statistics

 

Besides his successful career as a member of the White Sox, Ventura hold a special place in the hearts of Mets fans.

 

The walk off grand slam single

 

Though what Robin Ventura may be most remember for is his altercation with hall of fame pitcher Nolan Ryan.

 

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