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1959 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 94-60 .610
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 669-588 + 81
Manager(s): Al Lopez
General Manager: Charlie Comiskey (1959-03-14), Johnny Rigney (1959-03-14), Hank Greenberg
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,423,144 5/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Cooney
Bullpen Coach: Ray Berres
First Base Coach: Don Gutteridge
Third Base Coach: Tony Cuccinello
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
7975.51315.0
7678.49418.0
7579.48719.0
7480.48120.0
6688.42928.0
6391.40931.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Luis AparicioSS2561298157
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51561353403111711.257.313.332645.075.232.2640.75102.0203683
25Rudy AriasP284000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
26Earl BatteyC2464914
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2
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70081300000.219.306.391697.172.297.2451.6332.02572
8Ray Boone1B352135
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001
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5107500020.238.400.381781.143.524.2350.7121.0830
9Johnny CallisonOF201041218
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03
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1201132010005.173.265.288553.115.231.1851.5434.730117
44Cam CarreonC211000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
38Norm Cash1B241041625
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4
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161118953120.240.347.375722.135.308.2260.5026.039125
32Larry DobyOF3558114
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091021300001.241.267.293560.052.103.3116.50--1760
22Dick DonovanP316148
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50053200301.131.197.246443.115.197.2506.4061.01569
3Del EnnisOF34961021
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70041000002.219.250.344594.125.167.2262.5048.033100
14Sammy Esposito3B27661211
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501111601311.167.282.227509.061.212.2001.4566.01581
2Nellie Fox2B3162484191
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7056711378956.306.374.389763.083.196.3080.18312.0243709
6Billy Goodman3B332682167
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2830192020204.250.300.321621.071.153.2671.05268.086289
28Joe HicksOF26703
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0000011100000.429.500.429929.000.000.5001.00--38
4Ron Jackson1B251433
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2001010001.214.267.500767.286.357.1540.0014.0715
4,8Ted Kluszewski1B341011130
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100191003114.297.351.396747.099.178.3111.1150.540112
1Jim LandisOF2551578140
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602097868851395.272.362.379741.107.280.2990.87103.0195615
18Barry LatmanP234736
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006004400221.128.189.149338.021.106.1331.00--755
10Sherm LollarC3450563134
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84435549962527.265.335.451786.186.297.2550.8923.0228567
27Turk LownP351213
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0000001300000.250.308.250558.000.083.3333.00--313
32J.C. Martin3B22401
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0001000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
3Jim McAnanyOF222102258
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02721192614102.276.336.348684.071.167.3151.37--73230
15Ken McBrideP23601
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0000000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
29Ray MooreP332302
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0000011100101.087.125.130255.043.087.16711.00--325
32Don Mueller32402
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----24
5Bubba Phillips3B3137943100
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4011272847418.264.312.380692.116.187.2741.0475.8144411
19Billy PierceP3268313
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070071300601.191.267.265532.074.176.2361.86--1881
7Jim RiveraOF361771839
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1953111913031.220.262.384646.164.237.2231.7344.368191
20Johnny RomanoC241262037
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2501231810303.294.403.468871.175.349.3110.7825.259152
35Bob ShawP267379
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00200519001002.123.179.137316.014.082.1673.80--1088
8Harry SimpsonOF3375514
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130041400001.187.228.360588.173.227.2033.5037.52779
3Lou SkizasOF271331
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0000003200001.077.250.077327.000.231.0910.67--116
16Al SmithOF3147265112
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55754674535110.237.304.396700.159.261.2491.6127.8187524
21Gerry StaleyP381322
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0000003500400.154.313.154467.000.231.2501.67--220
36Joe StankaP27311
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0001000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
17Earl Torgeson1B352774061
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4576625501147.220.359.357716.137.365.2400.8930.899344
24Early WynnP39901122
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80091810211.244.310.389699.144.244.2822.0045.035102
Batting Totals20225297669132522046976201135358063449458444107.250.322.364686.114.235.2661.0954.619286005
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
25Rudy Arias28204.093400013244492320720280011.5710.021.434.095.731.40
36Joe Stanka27103.6020001052221430001.203.601.807.205.400.75
21Gerry Staley38852.256700037141161113929525542001.178.610.391.944.192.16
35Bob Shaw261862.6947268312323021772691554893061.178.450.582.103.471.65
15Don Rudolph27000.0040001134000200102.0012.000.006.000.000.00
28Claude Raymond22009.0030001045442211001.7511.254.504.502.250.50
19Billy Pierce3214153.62343312200224217989026621142131.258.721.042.494.581.84
12Gary Peters22000.0020001012000210004.0018.000.0018.009.000.50
29Ray Moore33364.102980020898646411046491011.478.601.004.604.901.07
15Ken McBride23013.1311200412220118117122001.617.830.396.654.700.71
27Turk Lown35922.90600003715937332301242631121.247.061.164.066.101.50
18Barry Latman23853.753721523015613871651572973141.357.960.874.155.601.35
22Dick Donovan319103.653129510017917184731558711051.278.550.752.903.551.22
24Early Wynn3922103.1637371450025520210690201191795091.257.100.704.186.291.50
Pitching Totals94603.2939815644131123614251297588521129525761214311.288.190.813.324.811.45
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sherm LollarC12262351514.9930.00
Johnny RomanoC381691645.9790.00
Earl BatteyC20921011.9900.00
Cam CarreonC130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Earl Torgeson1B103717371358.9830.00
Norm Cash1B3123114419.9840.00
Ted Kluszewski1B29220100131.0000.00
Sherm Lollar1B2417717119.9950.00
Ray Boone1B637522.9550.00
Ron Jackson1B5301031.0000.00
Larry Doby1B213113.9330.00
Harry Simpson1B19010.9000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Nellie Fox2B1563644531093.9880.00
Billy Goodman2B345011.0000.00
Sammy Esposito2B20000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bubba Phillips3B100902021513.9510.00
Billy Goodman3B74571351010.9500.00
Sammy Esposito3B45222511.9790.00
J.C. Martin3B20210.6670.00
Al Smith3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Luis AparicioSS1522824602387.9700.00
Sammy EspositoSS14173215.9800.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim LandisOF1484201032.9930.00
Al SmithOF128283862.9800.00
Jim RiveraOF6975523.9760.00
Jim McAnanyOF67106644.9660.00
Johnny CallisonOF4154310.9830.00
Del EnnisOF2528230.9090.00
Bubba PhillipsOF23370001.0000.00
Larry DobyOF1220111.9550.00
Harry SimpsonOF1218010.9470.00
Lou SkizasOF661001.0000.00
Joe HicksOF431001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gerry StaleyP6711671923.9292.02
Turk LownP609322110.9582.22
Bob ShawP47230174623.9692.46
Barry LatmanP3715651311.9471.04
Early WynnP3725563922.9571.59
Rudy AriasP3444310001.0002.66
Billy PierceP34224114024.9622.05
Dick DonovanP31179112641.9021.86
Ray MooreP298931410.9441.72
Ken McBrideP11220910.9003.65
Don RudolphP4311011.0006.00
Claude RaymondP3401001.0002.25
Gary PetersP210000.0000.00
Joe StankaP250000.0000.00


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