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White Sox introduce one-pound, two-foot long 'Giant Slugger'

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White Sox introduce one-pound, two-foot long 'Giant Slugger'

Consuming hot dogs on the Fourth of July is an American tradition, but the White Sox have taken that tradition to a whole other level.

The Chicago White Sox concessions and retail partner Delaware North Companies Sportservice introduced the "Giant Slugger" hot dog today at U.S. Cellular Field.
The one-pound, two-foot-long hot dog is composed of Vienna beef and topped with nacho cheese, chili, grilled onions and jalapenos. The Giant Slugger is served on a 22-inch potato bun.
On July 4, the Giant Slugger will be featured in a hot dog competition prior to the White Sox game against Texas at 6:10 p.m. The competition, sponsored by Pepsi, will begin at 5 p.m. near Gate 3 of the ballpark.
Fans are able to participate in the competition--which will feature former White Sox great Ron Kittle and members of the media--by tweeting at @WhiteSox and using the hashtag, GiantSlugger.
The grand prize includes four suite tickets, a customized jersey and an autographed baseball.
Fans looking for the Giant Slugger, created to serve four people, can find it at portable hot dog stands near sections 109 and 538.
The individual record for consuming the massive hot dog is 19 minutes, set at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington when two of the region's media outlets went head-to-head in the competition.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Rick Hahn gives an update on the state of the White Sox rebuild

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Rick Hahn gives an update on the state of the White Sox rebuild

In this episode of the SportsTalk Live Podcast, Danny Parkins (670 The Score), Chris Bleck (ESPN 1000) and Scott King (WGN Radio) join David Kaplan on the panel.

Ryan Pace’s offseason begins. Josh Sitton and Jerrell Freeman are gone, but what will he do with Kyle Fuller?

Plus, Rick Hahn joins Kap from Glendale, Ariz., to discuss the state of the White Sox rebuild, how tough it is to keep their best prospects in the minors and why Jose Abreu is so important for his young team?

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below:

White Sox Talk Podcast on The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

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White Sox Talk Podcast on The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

The White Sox three outfield prospects are creating a lot of buzz at spring training.

On this edition of the podcast, Micker Adolfo tells Chuck Garfien about a conversation they all had about one day becoming the starting outfield for the White Sox. Adolfo talks about his longtime friendship with Eloy Jimenez, his impressions of Luis Robert, Luis Basabe and the White Sox future.

But first, it's a conversation with MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez who has great insight on many of the White Sox players: Jimenez, Robert, Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu. He tells an amazing story about why Jimenez decided to sign with the Cubs when he was a teenager, how much Abreu is revered in Cuba and much more.

Listen to the full episode at this link (iOS users can go here) or in the embedded player below. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts.