Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, May 16

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The White Sox made the unusual move to un-retire hall-of-famer Luis Aparicio's #11 jersey so new shortstop Omar Vizquel could wear it. Vizquel asked Aparicio's permission to do it. Why? Because coach Ozzie Guillen wears #13, Vizquel's usual number, and isn't going to give it up.

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