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1947 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  70-84   .455
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Ted Lyons
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Comiskey Park
Attendance:  876,948
Playoffs:  -

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Red Ruffing (43)
Youngest Player:  Cass Michaels (21)
Longest Tenure:  Luke Appling (17)
Top Hitter:  Jake Jones (9)
Top Pitcher:  Ed Lopat (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  74.30%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Detroit8569.55212.0
Boston8371.53914.0
Cleveland8074.51917.0
Philadelphia7876.50619.0
Chi White Sox7084.45527.0
Washington6490.41633.0
St. Louis5995.38338.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
4Luke ApplingSSMLB5-10183RightRight4/2/190740High Point,North CarolinaUDFA 

8Floyd Baker3B-2BMLB5-9160LeftRight10/10/191630Luray,VirginiaUDFA 
-Hi BithornPMLB6-1200RightRight3/18/191631Santurce,Puerto RicoUDFA 
46Earl CaldwellPMLB6-1178RightRight4/9/190542Sparks,TexasUDFA 
5,24Loyd ChristopherOFMLB6-2190RightRight12/31/191927Richmond,CaliforniaUDFA 
19George DickeyCMLB6-2180BothRight7/10/191531Kensett,ArkansasUDFA 
28Pete GebrianPMLB6-0170RightRight8/10/192323Bayonne,New JerseyUDFA 
36Bob GillespiePMLB6-4187RightRight10/8/191927Columbus,OhioUDFA 
45Orval GrovePMLB6-3196RightRight8/29/191927Mineral,KansasUDFA 
25,49Earl HarristPMLB6-0178RightRight8/2/191927Dubach,LouisianaUDFA 
35Joe HaynesPMLB6-2190RightRight9/21/191729Lincolnton,GeorgiaUDFA 
24,25Ralph HodginOF-3BMLB5-10170LeftRight2/10/191631Greensboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
3Jake Jones1BMLB6-3197RightRight11/23/192026Epps,LouisianaUDFA 
5,36Bob KennedyOF-3BMLB6-2193RightRight8/18/192026Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
47Don Kolloway2B-1BMLB6-3200RightRight8/4/191828Posen,IllinoisUDFA 
14Joe Kuhel1BMLB6-0180LeftLeft6/25/190641Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
27Thornton LeePMLB6-3205LeftLeft9/13/190640Sonoma,CaliforniaUDFA 
48Ed LopatPMLB5-10185LeftLeft6/21/191829New York,New YorkUDFA 
37Gordon MaltzbergerPMLB6-0170RightRight9/4/191234Utopia,TexasUDFA 
28,7Cass Michaels2B-SSMLB5-11175RightRight3/4/192621Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
17Frank PapishPMLB6-2192RightLeft10/21/191729Pueblo,ColoradoUDFA 
38,9Dave PhilleyOFMLB6-0188BothRight5/16/192027Paris,TexasUDFA 
29Johnny RigneyPMLB6-2190RightRight10/28/191432Oak Park,IllinoisUDFA 
34Red RuffingPMLB6-1205RightRight5/3/190443Granville,IllinoisUDFA 
49,18Eddie SmithPMLB5-10174BothLeft12/14/191333Mansfield,New JerseyUDFA 
26Joe StephensonCMLB6-2185RightRight6/30/192126Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
15Mike TreshCMLB5-11170RightRight2/23/191433Hazleton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
2Thurman TuckerOFMLB5-11170LeftRight9/26/191729Gordon,TexasUDFA 
7,12Jack WallaesaSSMLB6-3191BothRight8/31/191927Easton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
6Taffy WrightOFMLB5-10180LeftRight8/10/191135Tabor City,North CarolinaUDFA 
3Rudy York1BMLB6-1209RightRight8/17/191333Ragland,AlabamaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jack BrickhouseBroadcaster 
Bob ElsonBroadcaster 
Mule HaasAssistant Coach 
Ted LyonsManager 
Bing MillerAssistant Coach 
Buster MillsAssistant Coach 


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