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1955 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 91-63 .591
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 725-557 + 168
Roster Continuity 76.76% 10/16
Manager(s): Marty Marion
General Manager: Frank Lane (1955-10-15), Charlie Comiskey, Johnny Rigney
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,175,684 7/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: George Myatt
Assistant Coach: Del Wilber
Assistant Coach: Joe Dobson
Bullpen Coach: Ray Berres
First Base Coach: Don Gutteridge
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 1955 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    25Bobby Adams3B-2B5-10170R-R331946Not draftedMLB--
    35,26Earl BatteyC6-1205R-R201955Not draftedMLB--
    3Jim BrideweserSS-2B6-0165R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    5Jim BusbyOF6-1175R-R281950Not draftedMLB--
    32Harry ByrdP6-1188R-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    17Chico CarrasquelSS6-0170R-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    44Phil Cavarretta1B-OF5-11175L-L381934Not draftedMLB--
    28Bob ChakalesP6-1185R-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    35Gil CoanOF6-0180L-R331946Not draftedMLB--
    20Sandy ConsuegraP5-10165R-R341950Not draftedMLB--
    11Clint CourtneyC5-8180L-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    22,31Dick DonovanP6-3205L-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    12Harry DorishP5-11206R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    8Walt Dropo1B6-5220R-R321949Not draftedMLB--
    16Sammy Esposito3B-SS5-9165R-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    16Mike FornielesP5-11172R-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    2Nellie Fox2B5-9150L-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    25Ted GrayP5-11175B-L301946Not draftedMLB--
    5Johnny GrothOF6-0182R-R281946Not draftedMLB--
    29Jack HarshmanP6-2185L-L271948Not draftedMLB--
    28Dixie HowellP6-2210L-R351940Not draftedMLB--
    42Ron Jackson1B6-7225R-R211954Not draftedMLB--
    44Connie JohnsonP6-4200R-R321953Not draftedMLB--
    21,31Stan Jok3B6-0190R-R291954Not draftedMLB--
    15Bob KeeganP6-2207R-R341953Not draftedMLB--
    1George Kell3B5-9175R-R321943Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob KennedyOF-3B6-2193R-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    10Sherm LollarC6-1185R-R301946Not draftedMLB--
    27Willard MarshallOF6-1205L-R341942Not draftedMLB--
    36Morrie MartinP6-0180L-L321949Not draftedMLB--
    6,35Ed McGheeOF5-11170R-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    30Lloyd MerrimanOF6-0195L-L301949Not draftedMLB--
    9Minnie MinosoOF5-10175R-R321949Not draftedMLB--
    12Les MossC5-11205R-R301946Not draftedMLB--
    18Bob NiemanOF5-11195R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    6Ron NortheyOF5-10195L-R351942Not draftedMLB--
    24Al PapaiP6-3185R-R381948Not draftedMLB--
    11Buddy PetersonSS170R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    19Billy PierceP5-10160L-L281945Not draftedMLB--
    7Jim RiveraOF6-0196L-L321952Not draftedMLB--
    35Vern StephensSS-3B5-10185R-R341941Not draftedMLB--
    23Virgil TrucksP5-11198R-R381941Not draftedMLB--
    27Ed WhiteOF6-2200R-R291955Not draftedMLB--

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