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1947 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-84 .455
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 553-661 -108
Roster Continuity 74.30% 8/16
Manager(s): Ted Lyons
General Manager:
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 876,948 14/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Buster Mills
Assistant Coach: Mule Haas
American League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1947 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    4Luke ApplingSS5-10183R-R401930Not draftedMLB--
    8Floyd Baker3B-2B5-9160L-R301943Not draftedMLB--
    -Hi BithornP6-1200R-R311942Not draftedMLB--
    46Earl CaldwellP6-1178R-R421928Not draftedMLB--
    5,24Loyd ChristopherOF6-2190R-R271945Not draftedMLB--
    19George DickeyC6-2180B-R311935Not draftedMLB--
    28Pete GebrianP6-0170R-R231947Not draftedMLB--
    36Bob GillespieP6-4187R-R271944Not draftedMLB--
    45Orval GroveP6-3196R-R271940Not draftedMLB--
    25,49Earl HarristP6-0178R-R271945Not draftedMLB--
    35Joe HaynesP6-2190R-R291939Not draftedMLB--
    24,25Ralph HodginOF-3B5-10170L-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    3Jake Jones1B6-3197R-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    5,36Bob KennedyOF-3B6-2193R-R261939Not draftedMLB--
    47Don Kolloway2B-1B6-3200R-R281940Not draftedMLB--
    14Joe Kuhel1B6-0180L-L411930Not draftedMLB--
    27Thornton LeeP6-3205L-L401933Not draftedMLB--
    48Ed LopatP5-10185L-L291944Not draftedMLB--
    37Gordon MaltzbergerP6-0170R-R341943Not draftedMLB--
    28,7Cass Michaels2B-SS5-11175R-R211943Not draftedMLB--
    17Frank PapishP6-2192R-L291945Not draftedMLB--
    38,9Dave PhilleyOF6-0188B-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    29Johnny RigneyP6-2190R-R321937Not draftedMLB--
    34Red RuffingP6-1205R-R431924Not draftedMLB--
    49,18Eddie SmithP5-10174B-L331936Not draftedMLB--
    26Joe StephensonC6-2185R-R261943Not draftedMLB--
    15Mike TreshC5-11170R-R331938Not draftedMLB--
    2Thurman TuckerOF5-11170L-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    7,12Jack WallaesaSS6-3191B-R271940Not draftedMLB--
    6Taffy WrightOF5-10180L-R351938Not draftedMLB--
    3Rudy York1B6-1209R-R331934Not draftedMLB--

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