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1981 Chicago White SoxSeason Roster
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Richard Dotson played for the 1981 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record54-52 (3rd in American League West)League Rank8thMLB Rank14th
BallparkComiskey Park
ManagerTony La RussaGeneral Manager
CoachesDave Nelson (First Base Coach), Vada Pinson (Hitting Coach), Ron Schueler (Pitching Coach), Bobby Winkles (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDaryl Boston (#7)
Attendance946,651 (Rank: 14th)
Minor League AffiliatesEdmonton Trappers (AAA) 62-74 ... Glens Falls White Sox (AA) 83-52 ... Appleton Foxes (A) 54-80 ... Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk) 41-23 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1981 Statistics -- 1981 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1981 Chicago White Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 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)
50Juan AgostoP6-2 190 L-L 1958-02-23 23Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1975-19961981-1993  
1974-   UDFA-BOS
 
34Bill AlmonSS6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-21 28Providence,Rhode Island MLB1973-19881974-1988Warwick (Warwick,RI)Brown U.
1974- 1-   1-SDN
 
3Harold BainesOF6-2 195 L-L 1959-03-15 22St. Michael's,Maryland MLB1977-20011980-2001St. Michaels (Easton,MD)
1977- 1-   1-CHA
 
46Francisco BarriosP6-3 195 R-R 1953-08-10 27Hermosillo,Mexico MLB1971-19811974-1981  
1973-   UDFA-SFN
 
30Ross BaumgartenP6-1 180 L-L 1955-05-27 26Highland Park,Illinois MLB1977-19831978-1982New Trier (Winnetka,IL)Florida
1977-20- 491-CHA
 
14Tony Bernazard2B5-9 160 B-R 1956-08-24 24Caguas,Puerto Rico MLB1974-19911979-1991  
1973-   UDFA-MON
 
40Britt BurnsP6-5 218 L-L 1959-06-08 22Houston,Texas MLB1978-19901978-1985Huffman (Birmingham,AL)
1978- 3-  70-CHA
 
49Richard DotsonP6-0 204 R-R 1959-01-10 22Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1977-19901979-1990Anderson (Cincinnati,OH)
1977- 1-   7-CAL
 
16Jim EssianC6-2 195 R-R 1951-01-02 30Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19851973-1984Troy (Troy,IL)
1969-   UDFA-PHI
 
22Ed FarmerP6-5 210 R-R 1949-10-18 31Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1967-19861971-1983St. Rita of Cascia (Chicago,IL)
1967- 5-  91-CLE
 
72Carlton FiskC6-2 220 R-R 1947-12-26 33Bellows Falls,Vermont MLB1968-19931969-1993Charlestown (Charlestown,NH)New Hampshire
1967- 1-   4-BOS
 
17Jerry HairstonOF5-10 190 B-R 1952-02-16 29Birmingham,Alabama MLB1970-19891973-1989Gardendale (Gardendale,AL)Lawson St CC
1970- 3-  54-CHA
 
45Kevin HickeyP6-1 200 L-L 1956-02-25 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1978-19911981-1991Thomas Kelly (Chicago,IL)Concordia Col
1977-   UDFA-CHA
 
7Marc HillC6-3 210 R-R 1952-02-18 29Elsberry,Missouri MLB1970-19861973-1986Elsberry (Elsberry,MO)
1970-10- 234-SLN
 
31LaMarr HoytP6-3 244 R-R 1955-01-01 26Columbia,South Carolina MLB1973-19861979-1986W.J. Keenan (Columbia,SC)
1973- 5- 109-NYA
 
23Lamar Johnson1B6-2 225 R-R 1950-09-02 30Bessemer,Alabama MLB1968-19821974-1982Wenonah (Birmingham,AL)Lawson St CC
1968- 3-  54-CHA
 
36Jerry KoosmanP6-2 208 R-L 1943-12-23 37Appleton,Minnesota MLB1965-19851967-1985West Central School of Agriculture (Morris,MN)Minnesota-Morris
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
47Rusty KuntzOF6-3 190 R-R 1955-02-04 26Orange,California MLB1977-19851979-1985Paso Robles (Paso Robles,CA)Cal St Stanislaus, Cuesta Col
1977-11- 261-CHA
 
53Dennis LampP6-3 200 R-R 1952-09-23 28Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19921977-1992St. John Bosco (Bellflower,CA)
1971- 3-  64-CHN
 
8Ron LeFloreOF6-0 200 R-R 1948-06-16 33Detroit,Michigan MLB1973-19821974-1982  
1973-   UDFA-DET
 
44Chet LemonOF6-0 190 R-R 1955-02-12 26Jackson,Mississippi MLB1972-19901975-1990Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1972- 1-  22-OAK
 
32Jay Loviglio3B-2B5-9 160 R-R 1956-05-30 25Freeport,New York MLB1977-19831980-1983East Islip (Islip Terrace,NY)Suffolk County CC
1977-   UDFA-PHI
 
19Greg LuzinskiDH6-1 225 R-R 1950-11-22 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1968-19841970-1984Notre Dame College Prep (Niles,IL)
1968- 1-  11-PHI
 
27Lynn McGlothenP6-2 195 L-R 1950-03-27 31Monroe,Louisiana MLB1968-19821972-1982Grambling Lab (Grambling,LA)
1968- 3-  60-BOS
 
5Bob MolinaroDH6-0 190 L-R 1950-05-21 31Newark,New Jersey MLB1968-19851975-1983Essex Catholic (East Orange,NJ)
1968- 2-  38-DET
 
12Jim Morrison3B5-11 186 R-R 1952-09-23 28Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19881977-1988King (Tampa,FL)Georgia So.U.
1974- 5-  99-PHI
 
20Wayne NordhagenOF6-2 205 R-R 1948-07-04 32Thief River Falls,Minnesota MLB1968-19831976-1983Glide (Glide,OR)Treasure Valley CC
1968- 7- 136-NYA
 
51Reggie PattersonP6-4 180 R-R 1958-11-07 22Birmingham,Alabama MLB1979-19851981-1985Jess Lanier (Bessemer,AL)
1979-   UDFA-CHA
 
11Greg Pryor3B6-0 186 R-R 1949-10-02 31Marietta,Ohio MLB1970-19861976-1986Maynard Evans (Orlando,FL)Florida So.Col
1971- 6- 130-WS2
 
35Dewey RobinsonP6-0 180 R-R 1955-04-28 26Evanston,Illinois MLB1977-19821979-1981Roger C. Sullivan (Chicago,IL)So.Illinois U.
1977-19- 467-CHA
 
25Mike Squires1B5-11 185 L-L 1952-03-05 29Kalamazoo,Michigan MLB1973-19851975-1985Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo,MI)Western Michigan U.
1973-18- 429-CHA
 
48Leo SutherlandOF5-10 165 L-L 1958-04-06 23Santiago De Cuba,Cuba MLB1976-19821980-1981Santiago (Garden Grove,CA)Golden West Col
1976- 1-   3-CHA
 
33Steve TroutP6-4 195 L-L 1957-07-30 23Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19901978-1989Thornwood (South Holland,IL)
1976- 1-   8-CHA
 
24Jerry TurnerOF5-9 180 L-L 1954-01-17 27Texarkana,Arkansas MLB1972-19831974-1983Venice (Los Angeles,CA)
1972-10- 217-SDN
 
34 Players