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1989 Chicago White SoxSeason Roster
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Bobby Thigpen played for the 1989 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record69-92 (7th in American League West)League Rank13thMLB Rank23rd
BallparkComiskey Park
ManagerJeff TorborgGeneral ManagerLarry Himes
CoachesTerry Bevington (Third Base Coach), Ron Clark (First Base Coach), Sammy Ellis (Pitching Coach), Walt Hriniak (Hitting Coach), Dave LaRoche (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickFrank Thomas (#7)
Payroll$7,595,561 (Rank: 26th)
Attendance1,045,651 (Rank: 25th)
Minor League AffiliatesVancouver Canadians (AAA) 73-69 ... Birmingham Barons (AA) 88-55 ... Sarasota White Sox (A+) 79-57 ... South Bend White Sox (A) 85-47 ... Utica Blue Eox (A-) 39-39 ... Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk) 40-23 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1989 Statistics -- 1989 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1989 Chicago White Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1989 baseball season.

1989 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)
3Harold BainesDH6-2 195 L-L 1959-03-15 30St. Michael's,Maryland MLB1977-20011980-2001St. Michaels (Easton,MD)
1977- 1-   1-CHA
 
35Jeff BittigerP5-10 175 R-R 1962-04-13 27Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1980-20021986-1989Secaucus (Secaucus,NJ)Montclair St, New Jersey City U.
1980- 7- 157-NYN
 
8Daryl BostonOF6-3 203 L-L 1963-01-04 26Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1981-19961984-1994Woodward (Cincinnati,OH)
1981- 1-   7-CHA
 
22Ivan CalderonOF6-1 205 R-R 1962-03-19 27Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1980-19931984-1993  
1979-   UDFA-SEA
 
31John DavisP6-7 215 R-R 1963-01-05 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-19951987-1990Centennial (Pueblo,CO)
1981- 7- 178-KCA
 
34Richard DotsonP6-0 204 R-R 1959-01-10 30Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1977-19901979-1990Anderson (Cincinnati,OH)
1977- 1-   7-CAL
 
56Wayne EdwardsP6-5 185 L-L 1964-03-07 25Burbank,California MLB1985-19961989-1991Village Christian (Sun Valley,CA)Azusa Pacific U.
1985-10- 241-CHA
 
72Carlton FiskC6-2 220 R-R 1947-12-26 41Bellows Falls,Vermont MLB1968-19931969-1993Charlestown (Charlestown,NH)New Hampshire
1967- 1-   4-BOS
 
7Scott Fletcher2B5-11 173 R-R 1958-07-30 30Fort Walton Beach,Florida MLB1979-19951981-1995Wadsworth (Wadsworth,OH)Georgia So.U., Toledo, Valencia CC
1979- 1-   6-CHN
 
17Dave GallagherOF6-0 180 R-R 1960-09-20 28Trenton,New Jersey MLB1980-19951987-1995Hamilton East (Steinert) (Trenton,NJ)Mercer County CC
1980- 1-   3-OAK
 
13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11 150 L-R 1964-01-20 25Oculare Del Tuy,Venezuela MLB1981-20001985-2000  
1980-   UDFA-SDN
 
15Jerry HairstonDH5-10 190 B-R 1952-02-16 37Birmingham,Alabama MLB1970-19891973-1989Gardendale (Gardendale,AL)Lawson St CC
1970- 3-  54-CHA
 
27,54Jack HardyP6-2 175 R-R 1959-10-08 29St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1981-19901989-1989   Saint Thomas U.
1981-21- 526-CHA
 
27,52Greg HibbardP6-0 180 L-L 1964-09-13 24New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1983-19941989-1994Harrison Central (Gulfport,MS)Alabama, Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
1986-16- 417-KCA
 
45,57Shawn HillegasP6-3 190 R-R 1964-08-21 24Dos Palos,California MLB1984-19951987-1993Forest Hills (Sidman,PA)Middle Georgia St
1984- 1-   4-LAN
 
1Lance JohnsonOF5-11 165 L-L 1963-07-06 25Lincoln Heights,Ohio MLB1984-20021987-2000Princeton (Cincinnati,OH)South Alabama, Triton Col
1984- 6- 139-SLN
 
50Barry JonesP6-4 225 R-R 1963-02-15 26Centerville,Indiana MLB1984-20001986-1993Centerville (Centerville,IN)Indiana U.
1984- 3-  69-PIT
 
20Ron KarkoviceC6-1 215 R-R 1963-08-08 25Union,New Jersey MLB1982-19971986-1997Boone (Orlando,FL)
1982- 1-  14-CHA
 
36Eric KingP6-2 215 R-R 1964-04-10 25Oxnard,California MLB1983-19981986-1992Royal (Simi Valley,CA)Moorpark Col
1983-   UDFA-SFN
 
42Ron Kittle1B-DH6-4 220 R-R 1958-01-05 31Gary,Indiana MLB1977-19951982-1991William A. Wirt (Miller,IN)
1977-   UDFA-LAN
 
47Bill LongP6-0 185 R-R 1960-02-29 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1979-19911985-1991Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Miami U.
1981- 2-  32-SDN
 
12Steve Lyons2B-1B6-3 195 L-R 1960-06-03 29Tacoma,Washington MLB1980-19931985-1993Beaverton (Beaverton,OR)Oregon St
1981- 1-  19-BOS
 
14Fred Manrique2B6-1 175 R-R 1961-11-05 27Bolivar,Venezuela MLB1979-19911981-1991  
1978-   UDFA-TOR
 
24Carlos Martinez3B6-5 175 R-R 1965-08-11 23La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1984-20001988-1995  
1983-   UDFA-NYA
 
49Tom McCarthyP6-0 180 R-R 1961-06-18 28Lundstahl,Germany MLB1979-19951985-1989Plymouth Carver (Plymouth,MA)
1979- 7- 182-BOS
 
7Matt MerulloC6-2 200 L-R 1965-08-04 23Winchester,Massachusetts MLB1984-19961989-1995Fairfield College Prep (Fairfield,CT)North Carolina
1986- 7- 179-CHA
 
26Russ Morman1B6-4 215 R-R 1962-04-28 27Independence,Missouri MLB1982-19991986-1997Chrisman (Independence,MO)Wichita St
1983- 1-  28-CHA
 
30Donn PallP6-1 179 R-R 1962-01-11 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1982-19991988-1998Evergreen Park (Evergreen Park,IL)Illinois
1985-23- 579-CHA
 
44Dan PasquaOF6-0 205 L-L 1961-10-17 27Harrington Park,New Jersey MLB1980-19941985-1994Northern Valley Regional (Old Tappan,NJ)William Paterson New Jersey
1982- 3-  76-NYA
 
38,34Ken PattersonP6-4 210 L-L 1964-07-08 24Costa Mesa,California MLB1982-19971988-1994McGregor (McGregor,TX)Baylor U.
1985- 3-  77-NYA
 
33Melido PerezP6-4 180 R-R 1966-02-15 23San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1984-19961987-1995  
1983-   UDFA-KCA
 
43Adam PetersonP6-3 190 R-R 1965-12-11 23Long Beach,California MLB1984-19921987-1991Prairie (Vancouver,WA)
1984- 5- 132-CHA
 
41Jerry ReussP6-5 217 L-L 1949-06-19 40St. Louis,Missouri MLB1967-19901969-1990Ritenour (St. Louis,MO)
1967- 2-  30-SLN
 
28Billy Jo Robidoux1B6-1 200 L-R 1964-01-13 25Ware,Massachusetts MLB1982-19901985-1990Ware (Ware,MA)
1982- 6- 157-MIL
 
46Steve RosenbergP6-0 185 L-L 1964-10-31 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1984-19931988-1991Coral Springs (Coral Springs,FL)Florida, Broward Col
1986- 4- 106-NYA
 
15Jeff SchaeferSS-3B5-10 170 R-R 1960-05-31 29Patchogue,New York MLB1979-19941989-1994Patchogue-Medford (Patchogue,NY)Maryland
1981-12- 310-BAL
 
54Jose SeguraP5-11 180 R-R 1963-01-26 26Fundacion,Dom Rep MLB1981-19951988-1991  
1981-   UDFA-PHI
 
25Sammy SosaOF6-0 220 R-R 1968-11-12 20San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1986-20071989-2007  
1985-   UDFA-TEX
 
37Bobby ThigpenP6-3 195 R-R 1963-07-17 25Tallahassee,Florida MLB1982-19961986-1994Aucilla Christian (Monticello,FL)Mississippi St, Seminole St Florida
1985- 4-  85-CHA
 
21Robin Ventura3B6-1 198 L-R 1967-07-14 21Santa Maria,California MLB1986-20041989-2004Ernest Righetti (Santa Maria,CA)Oklahoma St
1988- 1-  10-CHA
 
29Greg Walker1B6-3 210 L-R 1959-10-06 29Douglas,Georgia MLB1977-19901982-1990Coffee (Douglas,GA)
1977-20- 511-PHI
 
25Eddie Williams3B6-0 210 R-R 1964-11-01 24Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1983-20021986-1998Hoover (San Diego,CA)
1983- 1-   4-NYN
 
42 Players