Scot Gregor

White Sox Beat Writer
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Scot Gregor has been covering the Chicago White Sox for the Daily Herald since 1994.

That was the same year Michael Jordan traded in his basketball shoes for baseball spikes, sparking a media frenzy at the Sox' erstwhile spring training camp in Sarasota, Fla.

The longest tenured baseball beat writer in Chicago, Gregor has seen it all on the South Side. He has dealt with the Jordan mania, a talkative shortstop named Ozzie Guillen, brooding slugger Frank Thomas, overmatched manager Terry Bevington, and class acts such as Robin Ventura, Roberto Hernandez, Jerry Manuel, Paul Konerko and Mark Buehrle.

Along the way, Gregor chronicled the White Sox' abbreviated appearances in the 2000 and '08 playoffs, as well as the Sox' dominating 2005 run to their first World Series championship in 88 years.

The American League Central division correspondent for The Sporting News' annual preview magazine, Gregor's work covering the White Sox and Major League Baseball also has appeared in Street and Smith's magazine, ESPN, MLB's national program, the Detroit Free-Press and the Asahi Shimbun in Tokyo.

Gregor's most memorable story was written on Opening Day on 1998, and it was an exclusive on former Sox infielder Greg Norton, who candidly discussed his father's murder of his mother nine years earlier.

Prior to covering the White Sox, Gregor was the Daily Herald's DePaul beat writer for five years. Yes, he actually remembers when the Blue Demons were a competitive basketball program.

Before joining the Daily Herald in 1985, Gregor was the sports editor for the Urbana (Ohio) Daily Citizen for two years. Gregor graduated from Ohio University with a degree in journalism.

A Pittsburgh native, he lives in Palatine with his wife and two children.

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Bad break for debuting Davidson as Sox beat Twins 6-5

Jun 30 2016 | 8:18 pm - After spending the last two years and first three months of the current season with Class AAA Charlotte, Matt Davidson finally got the call from the Chicago White Sox and he was in the starting lineup for Thursday’s 6-5 win against the...

Shields takes another positive step for Chicago White Sox

Jun 29 2016 | 11:27 pm - In his best start since coming over in a trade from San Diego, James Shields allowed 1 run in 6⅔ innings Wednesday night as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins, 9-6.

Chicago White Sox lose Cabrera for 3-4 games

Jun 29 2016 | 10:49 pm - Melky Cabrera, who leads the Chicago White Sox with a .294 batting average, is expected to miss 3-4 games with a sprained right wrist. The left fielder left Tuesday night’s game in the seventh ining after aggravating the wrist.

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Jun 28 2016 | 9:38 pm - Chicago White Sox rookie shortstop Tim Anderson has been a big hit since coming up from Class AAA Charlotte on June 10. The one flaw? The Sox’s new leadoff hitter is still looking for his first walk.

Quintana solid, but Gibson baffles Chicago White Sox’s bats

Jun 28 2016 | 11:45 pm - Starting pitcher Jose Quintana had another tough night Tuesday as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Minnesota Twins 4-0 at U.S. Cellular Field.

Overworked Chicago White Sox bullpen finally gets a break

Jun 27 2016 | 10:31 pm - The Chicago White Sox’s bullpen has been very busy in June, so Chris Sale’s 8-inning start on Sunday and Monday’s break in the schedule were welcomed by the relief corps.

Morneau making progress toward joining Chicago White Sox

Jun 26 2016 | 10:18 pm - After having elbow surgery in December, Justin Morneau has started taking batting practice and is hoping to join the Chicago White Sox shorlty after the all-star break.

Sale, White Sox bounce back to beat Blue Jays

Jun 26 2016 | 7:29 pm - Ace starter Chris Sale allowed 2 runs over 8 innings to help the Chicago White Sox shake off an historic loss Saturday with a 5-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Buyers or sellers? White Sox still have time to decide

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