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Williams expects Ramirez to comply with the club policy established by owner Jerry Reinsdorf.
"From my understanding it is not going to be an issue and he is going to make an adjustment and conform to how we like to have our players represented out there," Williams said.
Guillen made it clear that he won't tell Ramirez anything other than where he's hitting.
"If Jerry has any problem with his hair or the way he wears his uniform, they got to go directly to him," Guillen said, pretending to wash his hands. "That's not my department. Guys can go out there buck naked, and if they win games for me, I'm happy."
Ramirez had early success with the Dodgers, but the last two years haven't gone as well. He was slapped with a 50-game suspension after a failed drug test last year. This season, he has been slowed by leg injuries, which led to the Dodgers deciding to part ways with him for nothing in return.
Ramirez's salary is $20 million in the final season of a two-year contract, but only $5 million is due this year, with the rest to be paid over the next three years.
The White Sox were awarded a waiver claim on Ramirez last week, giving them until 1:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday to complete a trade with the Dodgers.
In Guillen's lineup, Ramirez and his 554 career homers will fit nicely into a batting order that already has Konerko, Alex Rios and Carlos Quentin.
"He's a Hall of Fame hitter," Konerko said. "But just because we have him, we can't ignore the other aspects of the game. We've got to play defense, we've got to pitch. He's a great piece to have but we can't let down anywhere else."
White Sox infielder Omar Vizquel was thrilled to be reunited with Ramirez. They were teammates on two Cleveland teams that made the World Series.
"It's going to be a lot of fun to be around Manny again," Vizquel said. "He's still a great hitter and can help us. He can swing the bat and no doubt he keeps everybody loose with his jokes. It's nice to have a guy who can change the outcome with one swing."
A fan favorite when he arrived in Los Angeles, Ramirez left with little fanfare. His last start was Wednesday at Milwaukee. And in his final game with the Dodgers, he was ejected as a pinch hitter after arguing a called strike on the only pitch he saw.
Ramirez's reputation for being unpredictable made him an instant celebrity in the land of celebrities. He had a section of seats named in his honor at Dodger Stadium, where wigs imitating his hairstyle became fashionable.
"Mannywood" was the place to be, and the star attraction put on a show.
He's taken it to Chicago.
For the White Sox, who finished third in their division last year, Ramirez is a low-risk gamble with a potentially high reward. If Manny is no longer Manny, they can simply let him go as a free agent at the end of the season.
"If he hits, we'll be better," Williams said. "If he doesn't, we won't be better."
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