White Sox set world record as 1,122 dogs attend their game

Big League Stew

The Chicago White Sox’s season isn’t exactly what you’d call memorable, what with that 70-74 record and all. But at least the White Sox can say this about 2016: They set a world record.

It’s not for the homers they’ve hit or the strikeouts their pitchers have produced or even for cutting up throwback jerseys (unless there’s a record for that; if so your boy Chris Sale might need to send in some documentation).

The White Sox actually set the record for most dogs at a sporting event Tuesday at their Bark at the Park event, which isn’t exactly winning a division title but it’s nonetheless a tail-wagging accomplishment in what’s been a ruff season.

The official account was 1,122 dogs. Here’s the certificate from the Guinness World Record folks to prove it:

If you would like to conclude this Internet experience with pictures of dogs at a baseball game, we have lots of those, so keep on scrolling.

White Sox dogs
White Sox dogs

This is even how the first pitch was “thrown” out.

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