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1956 Chicago White SoxSeason Roster
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Minnie Minoso played for the 1956 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record85-69 (3rd)League RankthMLB Rankth
BallparkComiskey Park
ManagerMarty MarionGeneral ManagerCharlie Comiskey
CoachesRay Berres (Bullpen Coach), Don Gutteridge (First Base Coach), George Myatt (Assistant Coach), Del Wilber (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,000,090 (Rank: 9th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1956 Statistics -- 1956 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1956 Chicago White Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1956 baseball season.

1956 Chicago White Sox Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
25Cal AbramsOF5-11 195 L-L 1924-03-02 32Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1949-19561949-1956Madison (Brooklyn,NY)    
11Luis AparicioSS5-9 160 R-R 1934-04-29 22Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1954-19731956-1973      
26Earl BatteyC6-1 205 R-R 1935-01-05 21Los Angeles,California MLB1955-19671955-1967Jordan (Los Angeles,CA)    
3Jim BrideweserSS6-0 165 R-R 1927-02-13 29Lancaster,Ohio MLB1951-19571951-1957Washington (Los Angeles,CA)USC    
32Harry ByrdP6-1 188 R-R 1925-02-03 31Darlington,South Carolina MLB1950-19571950-1957      
20Sandy ConsuegraP5-10 165 R-R 1920-09-03 35Potrerillos,Cuba MLB1950-19571950-1957      
31Jerry DahlkeP6-0 180 R-R 1930-06-08 26Marathon,Wisconsin MLB1956-19561956-1956Wausau (Wausau,WI)    
25Jim DelsingOF5-10 175 L-R 1925-11-13 30Rudolph,Wisconsin MLB1948-19601948-1960Rudolph (Rudolph,WI)    
18Jim DerringtonP6-3 190 L-L 1939-11-29 16Compton,California MLB1956-19571956-1957South Gate (South Gate,CA)    
14Larry DobyOF6-1 182 L-R 1923-12-13 32Camden,South Carolina MLB1947-19591947-1959Eastside (Paterson,NJ)Long Island U.-Brooklyn Campus    
22Dick DonovanP6-3 205 L-R 1927-12-07 28Boston,Massachusetts MLB1950-19651950-1965      
8Walt Dropo1B6-5 220 R-R 1923-01-30 33Moosup,Connecticut MLB1949-19611949-1961Plainfield (Central Village,CT)Connecticut    
48Sammy Esposito3B5-9 165 R-R 1931-12-15 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1952-19631952-1963Fenger (Chicago,IL)Indiana U.    
27Bill FischerP6-0 190 R-R 1930-10-11 25Wausau,Wisconsin MLB1956-19641956-1964Marathon (Marathon,WI)    
16Mike FornielesP5-11 172 R-R 1932-01-18 24Havana,Cuba MLB1952-19631952-1963      
2Nellie Fox2B5-9 150 L-R 1927-12-25 28St. Thomas,Pennsylvania MLB1947-19651947-1965      
29Jack HarshmanP6-2 185 L-L 1927-07-12 28San Diego,California MLB1948-19601948-1960Hoover (San Diego,CA)    
3Fred Hatfield3B6-1 171 L-R 1925-03-18 31Lanett,Alabama MLB1950-19581950-1958      
28Dixie HowellP6-2 210 L-R 1920-01-07 36Harold,Kentucky MLB1940-19581940-1958      
42Ron Jackson1B6-7 225 R-R 1933-10-22 22Kalamazoo,Michigan MLB1954-19601954-1960Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo,MI)Western Michigan U.    
44Connie JohnsonP6-4 200 R-R 1922-12-27 33Stone Mountain,Georgia MLB1953-19581953-1958Stone Mountain (Lithonia,GA)    
15Bob KeeganP6-2 207 R-R 1920-08-04 35Rochester,New York MLB1953-19581953-1958John Marshall (Rochester,NY)Bucknell U.    
1George Kell3B5-9 175 R-R 1922-08-23 33Swifton,Arkansas MLB1943-19571943-1957   Arkansas St    
30Bob Kennedy3B6-2 193 R-R 1920-08-18 35Chicago,Illinois MLB1939-19571939-1957Morgan Park (Chicago,IL)    
27Ellis KinderP6-0 195 R-R 1914-07-26 41Atkins,Arkansas MLB1946-19571946-1957  
1941-   UDFA-NYA
 
31Paul LaPalmeP5-10 184 L-L 1923-12-14 32Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1951-19571951-1957      
10Sherm LollarC6-1 185 R-R 1924-08-23 31Durham,Arkansas MLB1946-19631946-1963Fayetteville (Fayetteville,AR)Pittsburg St    
24Dick MarloweP6-2 170 R-R 1929-06-27 27Hickory,North Carolina MLB1951-19561951-1956   Davidson Col    
36Morrie MartinP6-0 180 L-L 1922-09-03 33Dixon,Missouri MLB1949-19591949-1959Dixon (Dixon,MO)    
36Jim McDonaldP5-10 185 R-R 1927-05-17 29Grants Pass,Oregon MLB1950-19581950-1958Modesto (Modesto,CA)    
9Minnie MinosoOF5-10 175 R-R 1922-11-29 33Havana,Cuba MLB1949-20031949-1980      
12Les MossC5-11 205 R-R 1925-05-14 31Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1946-19581946-1958Central (Tulsa,OK)    
18Bob NiemanOF5-11 195 R-R 1927-01-26 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1951-19621951-1962   Kent St    
6,32Ron NortheyOF5-10 195 L-R 1920-04-26 36Mahanoy City,Pennsylvania MLB1942-19571942-1957Frackville (Frackville,PA)    
6Dave Philley1B-OF6-0 188 B-R 1920-05-16 36Paris,Texas MLB1941-19621941-1962      
5Bubba PhillipsOF5-9 180 R-R 1928-02-24 28West Point,Mississippi MLB1955-19641955-1964   So.Mississippi    
19Billy PierceP5-10 160 L-L 1927-04-02 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1945-19641945-1964Highland Park Community (Highland Park,MI)    
24Howie PolletP6-1 175 L-L 1921-06-26 35New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1941-19561941-1956Alcee Fortier (New Orleans,LA)    
7Jim RiveraOF6-0 196 L-L 1922-07-22 33New York,New York MLB1952-19611952-1961      
21,66Gerry StaleyP6-0 195 R-R 1920-08-21 35Brush Prairie,Washington MLB1947-19611947-1961Battle Ground (Battle Ground,WA)    
30Jim WilsonP6-1 200 R-R 1922-02-20 34San Diego,California MLB1945-19581945-1958   San Diego St
1943-   UDFA-BOS
 
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