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1978 Chicago White SoxOrganizational Roster
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Steve Bowling played in the Chicago White Sox organization in 1978
The Org Roster is a list of all players who played at least one game for the Chicago White Sox organization in 1978. This includes the Major League parent team and the minor league affiliates. Players who played on more than one of these teams will be listed with all teams.

Minor League Affiliates Affiliate History

Team NameRosterLeague NameLevelGWLPctGBLRkRFRADiffManagerBallpark
Chicago White SoxStats -- RosterAmerican LeagueMLB1617190.44120.55634731-97Bob Lemon,Larry DobyComiskey Park
Iowa OaksStats -- RosterAmerican AssociationAAA1566670.48512.54636629+7Joe SparksSec Taylor Stadium
Knoxville SoxStats -- RosterSouthern LeagueAA1788856.611--1653558+95Tony La Russa,Joe JonesBill Meyer Stadium
Appleton FoxesStats -- RosterMidwest LeagueA1879740.708--1729550+179Gordy LundGoodland Field
Organizational Totals:578322256.557226522468+184

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

1978 Organizational Org Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Major Leaguers Active Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
Player NamePosTeam(s)Ht Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Lloyd AllenPIowa (AAA)
6-1 185 R-R 1950-05-08 28Merced,California MLB1968-19791969-1975
1968- 1-  12-CAL
Fresno City Col (MLB)
Rod AllenOFAppleton (A)
6-1 185 R-R 1959-10-05 18Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19881983-1988
1977- 6- 131-CHA
(MLB)
Ed Bahns1BAppleton (A)
6-1 185 L-L 1955-- 23East Hampton,New York A1977-1979-
1977-21- 515-CHA
Florida So.Col (MLB)
Harold BainesOFKnoxville (AA)
6-2 195 L-L 1959-03-15 19St. Michael's,Maryland MLB1977-20011980-2001
1977- 1-   1-CHA
(MLB)
Eddie BanePIowa (AAA)
5-9 160 R-L 1952-03-22 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1973-19801973-1976
1973- 1-  11-MIN
Arizona St (MLB)
Alan BannisterOF-2BChi White Sox (MLB)
5-11 175 R-R 1951-09-03 26Montebello,California MLB1973-19851974-1985
1973- 1-   1-PHI
Arizona St (MLB)
Rich BarnesPKnoxville (AA)
6-4 186 R-L 1959-07-21 18West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1977-19851982-1983
1977- 2-  27-CHA
(MLB)
Francisco BarriosPChi White Sox (MLB)
6-3 195 R-R 1953-08-10 24Hermosillo,Mexico MLB1971-19811974-1981
1973-   UDFA-SFN
(MLB)
Phil BauerSSAppleton (A)
6-1 163 R-R 1957-- 21Joliet,Illinois AA1977-1979-
1975- 5- 107-CHA
(MLB)
Ross BaumgartenPAppleton (A)
Knoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-1 180 L-L 1955-05-27 23Highland Park,Illinois MLB1977-19831978-1982
1977-20- 491-CHA
Florida (MLB)
Kevin Bell3BIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 195 R-R 1955-07-13 22Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19821976-1982
1974- 1-   7-CHA
Mount San Antonio Col (MLB)
Ron Blomberg1B-OFChi White Sox (MLB)
6-1 205 L-R 1948-08-23 29Atlanta,Georgia MLB1967-19781969-1978
1967- 1-   1-NYA
Georgia Perimeter Col (MLB)
Bobby BondsOFChi White Sox (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1946-03-15 32Riverside,California MLB1965-19821968-1981
1964-   UDFA-SFN
(MLB)
Thad BosleyOFIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-3 175 L-L 1956-09-17 21Oceanside,California MLB1974-19901977-1990
1974- 4-  82-CAL
Mira Costa Col (MLB)
Steve BowlingOFKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
6-0 185 R-R 1952-06-26 26Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1976-19791976-1977
1974- 7- 150-MIL
Tulsa (MLB)
Jim Breazeale1BIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-2 210 L-R 1949-10-03 28Houston,Texas MLB1968-19791969-1978
1968- 1-   8-ATL
(MLB)
Britt BurnsPAppleton (A)
Knoxville (AA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-5 218 L-L 1959-06-08 19Houston,Texas MLB1978-19901978-1985
1978- 3-  70-CHA
(MLB)
Stan ButkusPIowa (AAA)
6-3 210 R-R 1951-05-06 27Elgin,Illinois AAA1972-1978-
1972- 8- 186-KCA
Miami-Dade Col, South Alabama (MLB)
Harry ChappasSSAppleton (A)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
5-3 150 B-R 1957-10-26 20Mount Rainier,Maryland MLB1976-19831978-1980
1976- 6-  94-CHA
Miami-Dade Col (MLB)
Mike ColbernCIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-3 205 R-R 1955-04-19 23Santa Monica,California MLB1976-19821978-1979
1976- 2-  32-CHA
Arizona St (MLB)
Roy CoulterPAppleton (A)
6-2 204 L-L 1955-07-31 22Chicago,Illinois AA1977-1978-   (MLB)
Henry CruzOFIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 175 L-L 1952-02-27 26Christiansted,Virgin Islands MLB1975-19811975-1978
1971-   UDFA-LAN
(MLB)
Bruce DalcantonPIowa (AAA)
6-2 205 R-R 1942-06-15 36California,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19781967-1977
1966-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
David DanielsOFAppleton (A)
6-4 205 R-R 1958-03-30 20West Covina,California A1978-1980-
1977- 2-  28-CHA
(MLB)
Richard DotsonPKnoxville (AA)
6-0 204 R-R 1959-01-10 19Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1977-19901979-1990
1977- 1-   7-CAL
(MLB)
Mike Eden2B-SSIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
5-10 170 B-R 1949-05-22 29Fort Clayton,California MLB1971-19801976-1978
1971-27- 620-CLE
So.Illinois U. (MLB)
Mark EsserPAppleton (A)
6-1 190 R-L 1956-04-01 22Erie,Pennsylvania MLB1977-19821979-1979
1977- 8- 160-CHA
Miami-Dade Col (MLB)
Curtis EtchandySSAppleton (A)
5-11 180 R-R 1956-09-23 21Garden Grove,California AAA1977-1979-
1975- 3-  66-CHA
Golden West Col (MLB)
John FlannerySS-3BIowa (AAA)
6-3 173 R-R 1957-01-25 21Long Beach,California MLB1977-19821977-1977
1975- 9- 193-CAL
(MLB)
Marv FoleyCKnoxville (AA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 195 L-R 1953-08-29 24Stanford,Kentucky MLB1972-19861978-1984
1975-17- 395-CHA
Kentucky (MLB)
Ken FrailingPKnoxville (AA)
6-0 190 L-L 1948-01-19 30Marion,Wisconsin MLB1972-19781972-1976
1966- 5-  98-CHA
(MLB)
Fred Frazier2BKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
5-9 155 R-R 1951-05-11 27Fresno,California AAA1977-1980-
1969- 4-  83-NYA
(MLB)
Ralph GarrOFChi White Sox (MLB)
5-11 197 L-R 1945-12-12 32Monroe,Louisiana MLB1967-19801968-1980
1967- 3-  52-ATL
Grambling St (MLB)
Joe Gates2BKnoxville (AA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
5-7 175 L-R 1954-10-03 23Gary,Indiana MLB1977-19821978-1979
1973-   UDFA-KCA
State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota (MLB)
Lorenzo Gray3BAppleton (A)
6-1 180 R-R 1958-03-04 20Mound Bayou,Mississippi MLB1977-19861982-1983
1976- 8- 176-CHA
(MLB)
John HanleyCAppleton (A)
6-4 210 R-R 1958-- 20Van Nuys,California AA1977-1981-
1977- 2-  40-CHA
Los Angeles Pierce Col (MLB)
Clay HicksPAppleton (A)
6-3 180 R-R 1958-- 20Edmond,Oklahoma A1977-1978-
1976- 6- 128-CHA
(MLB)
AJ HillSSKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
5-11 175 R-R 1958-11-12 19Los Angeles,California AAA1977-1984-
1976- 3-  56-CHA
(MLB)
Quency HillPKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
6-0 170 L-L 1953-09-17 24Dallas,Texas AAA1977-1978-
1972- 7- 147-PHI
(MLB)
Rich HintonPIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-2 185 L-L 1947-05-22 31Tucson,Arizona MLB1969-19791971-1979
1969- 4-  76-CLE
Arizona (MLB)
Guy HoffmanPAppleton (A)
5-9 185 L-L 1956-07-09 21Ottawa,Illinois MLB1975-19881979-1988
1978-   UDFA-CHA
Bradley U. (MLB)
Fred HowardPKnoxville (AA)
6-3 190 R-R 1956-09-02 21Portland,Maine MLB1976-19831979-1979
1976- 6- 110-CHA
Miami-Dade Col (MLB)
LaMarr HoytPAppleton (A)
6-3 244 R-R 1955-01-01 23Columbia,South Carolina MLB1973-19861979-1986
1973- 5- 109-NYA
(MLB)
Kent HunzikerPKnoxville (AA)
6-3 180 R-R 1956-- 22- AA1977-1980-
1975- 6- 112-CHA
Golden West Col (MLB)
Art JamesOFIowa (AAA)
6-0 170 L-L 1952-08-02 25Detroit,Michigan MLB1975-19791975-1975
1972- 6- 112-DET
Macomb CC (MLB)
Houston JimenezSSIowa (AAA)
5-8 144 R-R 1957-10-30 20Mexico City,Mexico MLB1974-19881983-1988
1980-   UDFA-MIN
(MLB)
Lamar Johnson1BChi White Sox (MLB)
6-2 225 R-R 1950-09-02 27Bessemer,Alabama MLB1968-19821974-1982
1968- 3-  54-CHA
Lawson St CC (MLB)
Larry JohnsonCIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 185 R-R 1950-08-17 27Cleveland,Ohio MLB1968-19811972-1978
1968- 9- 186-CLE
(MLB)
Mike JohnsonOFAppleton (A)
Knoxville (AA)
6-1 185 R-R 1955-- 23- AA1977-1979-
1977-15- 365-CHA
Cal St Dominguez Hills (MLB)
Don KessingerSSChi White Sox (MLB)
6-1 175 B-R 1942-07-17 35Forrest City,Arkansas MLB1964-19791964-1979
1964-   UDFA-CHN
Mississippi (MLB)
Cleo KilpatrickOFAppleton (A)
5-10 175 L-L 1954-03-18 24Tulsa,Oklahoma AAA1977-1978-
1972- 2-  36-CHA
(MLB)
Ken KravecPIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-2 185 L-L 1951-07-29 26Cleveland,Ohio MLB1973-19871975-1982
1973- 3-  69-CHA
Ashland U. (MLB)
Jack KucekPIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-2 200 R-R 1953-06-08 25Warren,Ohio MLB1972-19811974-1980
1974- 2-  32-CHA
Miami U. (MLB)
Rusty KuntzOFKnoxville (AA)
6-3 190 R-R 1955-02-04 23Orange,California MLB1977-19851979-1985
1977-11- 261-CHA
Cal St Stanislaus, Cuesta Col (MLB)
Lerrin LaGrowPChi White Sox (MLB)
6-5 220 R-R 1948-07-08 29Phoenix,Arizona MLB1969-19801970-1980
1969- 6- 139-DET
Arizona St (MLB)
Chet LemonOFChi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 190 R-R 1955-02-12 23Jackson,Mississippi MLB1972-19901975-1990
1972- 1-  22-OAK
(MLB)
Steve LuebberPIowa (AAA)
6-3 195 R-R 1949-07-09 28Clinton,Missouri MLB1967-19881971-1981
1967-13- 257-MIN
(MLB)
Mitch LukevicsPKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
6-2 195 R-R 1953-12-03 24Bethlehem,Pennsylvania AAA1977-1980-
1975- 2-  35-CHA
Penn St (MLB)
Mike MaitlandPAppleton (A)
6-1 165 L-L 1959-11-17 18Miami,Florida AAA1978-1984-
1978- 3-  76-CHA
(MLB)
John MartinPAppleton (A)
6-2 180 L-R 1956-- 22- A1977-1978-
1976-16- 368-CHA
Big Bend CC (MLB)
Bob MolinaroOFChi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 190 L-R 1950-05-21 28Newark,New Jersey MLB1968-19851975-1983
1968- 2-  38-DET
(MLB)
Larry MonroePKnoxville (AA)
6-4 200 R-R 1956-06-20 22Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19791976-1976
1974- 1-   8-CHA
(MLB)
Alvin MooreOFIowa (AAA)
6-2 195 R-R 1957-11-08 20Valdosta,Georgia AAA1977-1984-
1976- 6- 115-NYN
South Georgia St (MLB)
Junior Moore3B-OFChi White Sox (MLB)
5-11 185 R-R 1953-01-25 25Waskom,Texas MLB1971-19801976-1980
1971-11- 257-ATL
(MLB)
Bill MoranPKnoxville (AA)
6-4 210 R-R 1950-09-26 27Portsmouth,Virginia MLB1970-19791974-1974
1971- 9- 213-BOS
Louisburg Col (MLB)
Ray MurilloPKnoxville (AA)
6-2 185 R-R 1956-01-18 22Avondale,Arizona AAA1977-1981-
1978-11- 278-CHA
Arizona (MLB)
Mark Naehring1BKnoxville (AA)
6-3 185 R-R 1956-02-09 22Cincinnati,Ohio AAA1975-1982-
1977- 3-  53-CHA
Miami U. (MLB)
Bill NahorodnyCChi White Sox (MLB)
6-2 200 R-R 1953-08-31 24Hamtramck,Michigan MLB1972-19851976-1984
1972- 6- 123-PHI
St. Clair County CC (MLB)
Wayne NordhagenOFChi White Sox (MLB)
6-2 205 R-R 1948-07-04 29Thief River Falls,Minnesota MLB1968-19831976-1983
1968- 7- 136-NYA
Treasure Valley CC (MLB)
Chris Nyman1BAppleton (A)
Knoxville (AA)
6-4 200 R-R 1955-06-06 23Pomona,California MLB1977-19861982-1983
1973-21- 499-CHA
Arizona St (MLB)
Bob Oliver1B-OFIowa (AAA)
6-2 215 R-R 1943-02-08 35Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1963-19781965-1975
1963-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
Jorge Orta2B-OFChi White Sox (MLB)
5-10 170 L-R 1950-11-26 27Mazatlan,Mexico MLB1968-19871972-1987
1971-   UDFA-CHA
(MLB)
Andy PasillasCKnoxville (AA)
5-10 170 R-R 1954-10-22 23Torrance,California AAA1977-1981-
1976-20- 464-CHA
Cal St Fullerton (MLB)
Mike PazikPKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
6-2 195 L-L 1950-01-26 28Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1971-19791975-1977
1971- 1-  13-NYA
Col. the Holy Cross (MLB)
Mike ProlyPIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 185 R-R 1950-12-15 27Jamaica,New York MLB1972-19841976-1983
1972- 9- 213-SLN
St. John's U. (MLB)
Greg Pryor3B-SSChi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 186 R-R 1949-10-02 28Marietta,Ohio MLB1970-19861976-1986
1971- 6- 130-WS2
Florida So.Col (MLB)
Lee RichardSS-3BIowa (AAA)
5-11 165 R-R 1948-09-18 29Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1970-19781971-1976
1970- 1-   6-CHA
So.U. (MLB)
Scott RichartzSSKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
6-0 178 R-R 1956-02-13 22Chino,California AAA1977-1979-
1974-17- 391-CHA
(MLB)
Dewey RobinsonPAppleton (A)
6-0 180 R-R 1955-04-28 23Evanston,Illinois MLB1977-19821979-1981
1977-19- 467-CHA
So.Illinois U. (MLB)
Reggie Sanders1BIowa (AAA)
6-2 205 R-R 1949-09-09 28Birmingham,Alabama MLB1974-19781974-1974
1968- 2-  21-OAK
(MLB)
Randy ScarberyPIowa (AAA)
6-1 185 B-R 1952-06-22 26Fresno,California MLB1972-19801979-1980
1973- 1-  23-OAK
USC (MLB)
Ron SchuelerPChi White Sox (MLB)
6-4 205 R-R 1948-04-18 30Catharine,Kansas MLB1967-19791972-1979
1967- 3-  43-ATL
(MLB)
Donn Seidholz3BKnoxville (AA)
6-3 195 R-R 1953-- 25Winnetka,Illinois AAA1977-1979-
1974- 8- 176-CHA
Indiana U. (MLB)
Duane ShafferPKnoxville (AA)
6-0 185 R-R 1950-09-27 27Garden Grove,California AAA1977-1979-
1969-11- 243-CHA
(MLB)
Michael SivikPAppleton (A)
6-1 180 R-R 1958-- 20- A1977-1979-   (MLB)
Cleo Smith1B-OFKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
6-0 190 R-R 1953-10-11 24Marvell,Arkansas AAA1977-1978-
1972- 2-  41-LAN
(MLB)
Jackie SmithPAppleton (A)
Knoxville (AA)
6-1 175 R-L 1955-02-06 23Sarasota,Florida AAA1976-1980-
1977-18- 442-CHA
State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota, Florida St (MLB)
Eric Soderholm3BChi White Sox (MLB)
5-11 187 R-R 1948-09-24 29Cortland,New York MLB1968-19801971-1980
1968- 1-   1-MIN
South Georgia St (MLB)
Paul SothPAppleton (A)
6-3 155 R-R 1958-- 20Westminster,California A1977-1981-
1976-15- 344-CHA
(MLB)
Tom SpencerOFKnoxville (AA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 170 R-R 1951-02-28 27Gallipolis,Ohio MLB1977-19811978-1978
1969-20- 470-CIN
(MLB)
Mike Squires1BIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
5-11 185 L-L 1952-03-05 26Kalamazoo,Michigan MLB1973-19851975-1985
1973-18- 429-CHA
Western Michigan U. (MLB)
Steve StonePChi White Sox (MLB)
5-10 175 R-R 1947-07-14 30Euclid,Ohio MLB1969-19811971-1981
1969- 4-  89-SFN
Kent St (MLB)
Leo SutherlandOFAppleton (A)
5-10 165 L-L 1958-04-06 20Santiago De Cuba,Cuba MLB1976-19821980-1981
1976- 1-   3-CHA
Golden West Col (MLB)
Lloyd Thompson3BAppleton (A)
6-1 180 R-R 1954-- 24- A1978-1978-
1975-17- 394-MON
Blinn Col, New Mexico (MLB)
Rick ThorenPAppleton (A)
6-2 190 L-L 1955-02-04 23Longmont,Colorado A1974-1978-
1976-11- 248-CHA
No.Colorado (MLB)
Tommy TomanOFAppleton (A)
Knoxville (AA)
6-0 180 L-L 1956-03-12 22Monroeville,Pennsylvania AA1977-1979-
1974- 6- 128-CHA
(MLB)
Pablo TorrealbaPChi White Sox (MLB)
5-9 175 L-L 1948-04-28 30Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB1975-19791975-1979
1966-   UDFA-ATL
(MLB)
Rusty TorresOFIowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
5-10 180 B-R 1948-09-30 29Aguadilla,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19811971-1980
1966-54- 811-NYA
(MLB)
Steve TroutPKnoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
Chi White Sox (MLB)
6-4 195 L-L 1957-07-30 20Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19901978-1989
1976- 1-   8-CHA
(MLB)
Phil TrucksCAppleton (A)
Knoxville (AA)
Iowa (AAA)
6-0 165 R-R 1956-08-06 21Miami,Florida AAA1977-1979-
1974-13- 296-CHA
(MLB)
Mike TulaczPAppleton (A)
6-1 190 L-L 1956-- 22Wappingers Falls,New York A+1977-1979-
1976- 4-  70-CHA
Miami-Dade Col (MLB)
John VerhoevenPIowa (AAA)
6-5 200 R-R 1953-07-03 24Long Beach,California MLB1974-19821976-1981
1974-12- 274-CAL
La Verne (MLB)
Jeff VuksanCAppleton (A)
6-1 195 R-R 1957-- 21Meadville,Pennsylvania AAA1977-1981-
1977- 3-  53-CHA
Miami-Dade Col, Gannon U. (MLB)
Vic WaltersPAppleton (A)
6-0   R-R 1957-- 21Homestead,Florida A1978-1979-
1978- 1-   7-CHA
Miami-Dade Col (MLB)
Claudell WashingtonOFChi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 190 L-L 1954-08-31 23Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19901974-1990
1972-   UDFA-OAK
(MLB)
David White3BAppleton (A)
6-0 195 R-R 1960-10-01 17Hahira,Georgia A1978-1980-
1978- 2-  31-CHA
(MLB)
Jim WilloughbyPChi White Sox (MLB)
6-2 185 R-R 1949-01-31 29Salinas,California MLB1967-19791971-1978
1967-11- 218-SFN
(MLB)
Mike WolfSSKnoxville (AA)
6-1 165 R-R 1955-06-20 23Newhall,California AAA1977-1980-
1973-22- 519-CHA
(MLB)
Wilbur WoodPChi White Sox (MLB)
6-0 180 R-L 1941-10-22 36Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1960-19781961-1978
1960-   UDFA-BOS
(MLB)