June 17, 2021

FanPulse: Yes, we can (contend for a title)! If the White Sox grab some players this offseason, that is. (South Side Sox)


Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send 30 polls to plugged-in fans from each team. Chicago White Sox fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse.


Two questions this past week. The more entertaining of the two concerned each team’s fan base thinking about their chances to compete for the World Series in 2020. Here’s how the AL Central looked:


The exact figures:

Twins 100%
Cleveland 77%
White Sox 44%
Royals 12%
Tigers 0%

Pretty funny that zero Tigers fans thought there was any chance of title contention next year; likewise fans of the Mariners. Joining the very confident Minnesota fan base were Houston backers, also at 100% — and who could blame Astros fans, knowing their guys would bang on the drum all day to get back to the series?


The national poll question this past week was a referendum on the World Series itself: awesome, meh, or crappy.


This seems a fairly harsh assessment, really, as it was a seven-game series with intrigue to the end. But then, the wild mood swings of the first five games (Washington wins two, then Houston takes three) made things a bit mundane. But…

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