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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Guillen’s No. 13 should be next on White Sox’s retired list

Jun 25 2017 | 6:34 pm - The Chicago White Sox retired Mark Buehrle’s uniform No. 56 on Saturday at Guaranteed Rate Field. There is one more number that deserves to be retired, No. 13. That belonged to Ozzie Guillen, who made an impact as a player and manager.

Athletics complete three-game sweep over White Sox

Jun 25 2017 | 10:39 pm - Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Engel hit his first major-league home run on Sunday, but that couldn’t prevent a 5-3 loss to the Athletics. Oakland swept the three-game series.

Is former Chicago White Sox starter Garland on comeback trail?

Jun 25 2017 | 10:50 pm - He hasn’t pitched in the major leagues since 2013, but former Chicago White Sox starter Jon Garland said his surgically repaired right shoulder is finally feeling good. The 37-year-old pitcher is considering making a comeback.

Buehrle at a loss for words as Chicago White Sox retire No. 56

Jun 24 2017 | 7:24 pm - One of the greatest pitchers in Chicago WHite Sox history, Mark Buehrle had his uniform No. 56 retired Saturday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Renteria ejected in third straight home game

Jun 24 2017 | 11:19 pm - James Shields gave up the first career home runs to three different players, and manager Rick Renteria and third baseman Todd Frazier were both ejected Saturday in the Chicago White Sox’s 10-2 loss to the Oakland A’s.

As White Sox prepare to retire No. 56, Buehrle still in disbelief

Jun 23 2017 | 9:38 pm - Mark Buehrle, a standout starting pitcher for the Chicago White Sox from 2000-11, is having his uniform, No. 56 retired Saturday at Guaranteed Rate Field. In a word, the workhorse left-hander is nervous.

Anderson, Renteria ejected in White Sox’s 3-0 loss to Oakland

Jun 23 2017 | 11:49 pm - Tim Anderson didn’t agree with the decision, but the Chicago White Sox’s shortstop was ejected for the first time in his major-league career Friday night in a 3-0 loss to the Oakland A’s.

A personal look at Chicago White Sox great Mark Buehrle

Jun 23 2017 | 10:18 am - In his 12 years as a starting pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, Mark Buehrle ate up innings, threw a perfect game and no-hitter and was a key part of the 2005 World Series championship. Off the field, Buehrle was always a regular guy.

56 fast facts on former Chicago White Sox ace Mark Buehrle

Jun 21 2017 | 10:50 pm - Before Saturday’s game against the Oakland A’s, the Chicago White Sox are going to retire starting pitcher Mark Buehrle’s uniform No. 56. Beat writer Scot Gregor gets you prepped for the ceremony with 56 Buehrle nuggets.

Davidson still striking out, but he’s impressing White Sox with pure power

Jun 19 2017 | 7:44 pm - Matt Davidson leads the Chicago White Sox with 77 strikeouts this season, but he also ranks first with 15 home runs. Davidson’s impressive power bodes well for his future with the Sox.

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