A rendering of a White Sox stadium at The 78 site with additional development. (Credit: Related Midwest)

The White Sox have played in Bridgeport for more than a century, but owner Jerry Reinsdorf and developer Related Midwest proposed building a new stadium in the South Loop as an anchor to a 62-acre site dubbed The 78.

A rendering of a White Sox stadium at The 78 site with additional development. (Credit: Related Midwest)

In the renderings released Thursday night by developer Related Midwest, the new ballpark is pictured along with surrounding new buildings.

 The moon covers the sun during a solar eclipse in Piedra del Aguila, Argentina, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (AP Photo / Natacha Pisarenko)

The alignment of sun, earth and moon will plunge the city into darkness, and as long as the maddeningly unpredictable Northeast Ohio weather cooperates, people will view a spectacle that lasts just under four minutes but occurs only three times in a 638-year span above the city.

The current home of the Chicago White Sox, Guaranteed Rate Field, is pictured in a file photo. (WTTW News)

Discussions are being held with developers and city officials on an early plan to bring a new Chicago White Sox stadium to vacant land known as The 78 south of the Loop. 

(Ryne Sandberg via Instagram)

Ryne Sandberg, a Chicago Cubs legend and Hall of Famer, announced that he is battling metastatic prostate cancer.

 Japan’s relief pitcher Shota Imanaga throws during the fourth inning of the first round Pool B game between South Korea and Japan at the World Baseball Classic at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, Friday, March 10, 2023. (AP Photo / Eugene Hoshiko, File)

Japanese left-hander Shōta Imanaga and the Chicago Cubs finalized a $53 million, four-year contract on Thursday, a deal that includes a club option that could make the agreement worth $80 million over five seasons.

Frank Thomas in a photo he posted to X on Dec. 29, 2023. (Credit: @TheBigHurt_35 / X)

A Fox News mistake misidentified White Sox legend Frank Thomas as among the notable people who died in 2023. 

Chicago Cubs new baseball team manager Craig Counsell listens to a question during a press conference in Chicago, Monday, Nov. 13, 2023. (AP Photo / Nam Y. Huh)

The Cubs introduced Craig Counsell as their 56th manager on Monday, one week after they lured him away from the Milwaukee Brewers with a record contract. He became the majors’ highest paid manager with a five-year deal worth more than $40 million.

Curtis “The Grandyman” Granderson works with kids at the Chicago Baseball and Educational Academy. (WTTW News)

Curtis “The Grandyman” Granderson spent 16 seasons playing Major League Baseball. Now he’s passing down those years of experience to the next generation of players and inspiring them to pursue college.

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell waves to the crowd as he is honored as a former Arizona Diamondbacks player, during the fourth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, in Phoenix. (AP Photo / Ross D. Franklin, File)

After the blockbuster Cubs signing, the Brewers now must try to keep winning in Major League Baseball’s smallest market without the manager who led them to their greatest run of sustained success.

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell looks on before a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, April 1, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo / Quinn Harris, File)

The Chicago Cubs hired manager Craig Counsell away from Milwaukee on Monday in a surprising move, replacing David Ross after the team slipped out of a playoff spot in the last part of the season.

Guaranteed Rate Field (WTTW News)

The Chicago White Sox have fired executive vice president Ken Williams and general manager Rick Hahn, according to a statement released by team Tuesday evening.

(WTTW News)

Northwestern baseball coach Jim Foster was fired Thursday amid allegations of misconduct, three days after football coach Pat Fitzgerald was dismissed because of a hazing scandal.

(Courtesy of “The League” / Byron Motley)

While modern pro baseball draws its players from all over the globe, America’s pastime wasn’t always so diverse. The new documentary “The League” gives an in-depth look at how Black baseball players and the Negro Leagues forever changed the game.

Artwork from Patrick Vale is on display at Gallery Victor in Chicago through Aug. 26, 2023. (WTTW News)

Chicago Cubs outfielder Ian Happ commissioned an artist to capture the game from a player’s perspective. But the artist, an Englishman, didn’t know much about baseball. So Happ introduced his new friend to his workplace.

The U.S. Flag flies at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 6, 2023 (AP Photo / Mariam Zuhaib, File)

The anniversary push will formally launch July 4 with an event during a Major League Baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs at American Family Field in Milwaukee.