The hiring of Robin Ventura last fall by White Sox GM Kenny Williams created quite a stir.
The decision by Williams has not been popular with fans, and some question whether or not the experiment will work. The main reason seems to be Ventura's experience, or lack thereof. Many have argued that the White Sox need a more seasoned skipper at the helm during what appears to be a rebuilding period.
Ventura replaces the very popular, if not controversial, Ozzie Guillen, who led the team to its first championship in 88 years in 2005.
What will Ventura bring to the table as manager? Will he be able to replicate Guillen's success? If so, how long will it last? These are some of the questions that will ultimately be answered.
Here are the seven reasons why the Ventura experiment will work.