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1956 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 85-69 .552
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 776-634 + 142
Roster Continuity 77.01% 9/16
Manager(s): Marty Marion
General Manager: Charlie Comiskey, Johnny Rigney
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,000,090 9/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: George Myatt
Assistant Coach: Del Wilber
Bullpen Coach: Ray Berres
First Base Coach: Don Gutteridge
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8866.5719.0
8569.55212.0
8470.54513.0
8272.53215.0
6985.44828.0
5995.38338.0
52102.33845.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2Nellie Fox2B28   649109192
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4
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5284441410113519.296.347.376723.080.154.2960.32162.3244721
9Minnie MinosoOF33   545106172
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29
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11
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21
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8812686402344710.316.425.525950.209.378.3080.4726.0286665
11Luis AparicioSS22   53369142
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6
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3
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562143463121419.266.311.341652.075.171.2971.85177.7182583
14Larry DobyOF32   50489135
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3
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24
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1020110210546457.268.392.466858.198.399.2921.0321.0235619
7Jim RiveraOF33   49176125
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23
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5
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12
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66209497532663.255.322.395717.141.263.2761.5340.9194555
10Sherm LollarC31   45055132
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2
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11
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752053341642619.293.383.438821.144.267.2940.6440.9197527
8Walt Dropo1B33   3614296
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52103751325615.266.334.374708.108.213.2861.3845.1135412
3Fred Hatfield3B31   3214684
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7
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3310373683347.262.349.361710.100.218.2730.9745.9116373
6Dave Philley1B-OF36   2794474
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4713282710269.265.328.373701.108.201.2760.9669.8104316
48Sammy Esposito3B24   1843042
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2512411920524.228.371.342713.114.332.2380.4661.363234
12Les MossC31   1272031
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4
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2200181500207.244.338.512850.268.409.2060.8312.765147
19Billy PierceP29   102616
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00030032210703.157.189.157346.000.029.2007.33--16113
5Bubba PhillipsOF28   991627
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111261210100.273.321.394715.121.172.2942.0049.539107
22Dick DonovanP28   901020
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1500143011112.222.330.367697.144.300.2932.1430.033107
1George Kell3B33   80725
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11008600213.313.371.413784.100.200.3240.7580.03391
29Jack HarshmanP28   71812
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1900112100410.169.277.437714.268.423.1331.9111.83187
30Jim WilsonP34   62619
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80011300212.306.313.387700.081.097.36713.0062.02466
42Ron Jackson1B22   56712
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410101301002.214.333.321654.107.304.2621.3056.01866
6,32Ron NortheyOF36   48417
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23008102042.354.417.5831000.229.396.2920.1316.02860
25Jim DelsingOF30   41115
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00210101300100.122.294.195489.073.341.1791.30--852
18Bob NiemanOF29   40312
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4014402004.300.364.475839.175.250.2941.0020.01944
15Bob KeeganP35   3224
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0001004700401.125.222.125347.000.125.1601.75--440
21,66Gerry StaleyP35   3223
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0001012600100.094.147.094241.000.031.1153.00--335
28Dixie HowellP36   1744
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002
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3002600000.235.316.588904.353.471.2223.008.51019
30Bob Kennedy3B35   1301
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0000002400000.077.200.077277.000.154.1112.00--115
3Jim BrideweserSS29   1102
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001000310000.182.250.273523.091.091.250----312
24Howie PolletP35   813
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0001000300100.375.375.375750.000.000.600----39
31Paul LaPalmeP32   6000001000300100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
16Mike FornielesP24   501
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000000100100.200.200.400600.200.200.250----26
36Morrie MartinP33   511
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0000001100000.200.333.200533.000.200.2501.00--16
36Jim McDonaldP29   5100000001300000.000.167.000167.000.200.0003.00--06
26Earl BatteyC21   411
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0000001100002.250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--15
20Sandy ConsuegraP35   4000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
25Cal AbramsOF32   301
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0000002100000.333.600.333933.000.667.5000.50--15
44Connie JohnsonP33   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
18Jim DerringtonP16   201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
27Ellis KinderP41   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
32Harry ByrdP31   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19425286776141221843128726703361965875308656130.267.341.397738.130.254.2821.0641.321006047
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
19Billy Pierce29   2093.33353321121276.1261108102241001926101.318.510.783.266.261.92
22Dick Donovan28   12103.64343114320234.2212999522591205101.158.120.842.264.602.03
29Jack Harshman28   15113.09343015430226.21838578141021437001.267.260.564.045.671.40
30Jim Wilson34   9124.0528216340159.214982721570823201.378.380.843.944.611.17
15Bob Keegan35   573.9420164010105.111956461535321001.4710.201.293.002.740.91
21,66Gerry Staley35   832.9126105060101.29837331120251001.168.650.971.762.211.25
28Dixie Howell36   564.643410018464.1793933336284001.8011.110.425.063.940.78
31Paul LaPalme32   312.352900014245.2311412227232001.266.070.395.284.500.85
20Sandy Consuegra35   125.212810012338.145252201170001.4710.660.002.611.660.64
27Ellis Kinder41   312.702900019329.23310928190001.379.900.602.405.702.38
24Howie Pollet35   314.15114001026.1271512211141001.469.350.693.814.851.27
36Jim McDonald29   028.5383000018.229181827101001.8913.740.953.324.741.43
36Morrie Martin33   105.00100003018.12110101791001.5610.500.503.504.501.29
16Mike Fornieles24   014.5060000015.222981660001.7512.380.563.383.381.00
44Connie Johnson33   013.7552002012.111551761001.508.250.755.254.500.86
18Jim Derrington16   017.501100006.09652630102.5013.503.009.004.500.50
32Harry Byrd31   0111.253100004.19650400003.2520.250.009.000.000.00
31Jerry Dahlke26   0022.505000102.15550610005.5022.500.0027.004.500.17
27Bill Fischer25   0018.003000101.26440120003.5027.000.004.509.002.00
24Dick Marlowe27   009.001000001.02111100003.0018.009.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals85693.73350154651189131389135163457511852472233501.358.750.763.404.681.38
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sherm LollarC1326794056.9930.00
Les MossC491491011.9940.00
Earl BatteyC34010.8000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Walt Dropo1B11785550695.9930.00
Dave Philley1B5129917731.9780.00
Ron Jackson1B19138110161.0000.00
George Kell1B4193041.0000.00
Minnie Minoso1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Nellie Fox2B15447839612124.9860.00
Sammy Esposito2B322011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fred Hatfield3B100831891121.9610.00
Sammy Esposito3B6141109617.9620.00
George Kell3B181728001.0000.00
Minnie Minoso3B82620.8000.00
Bob Kennedy3B643021.0000.00
Bubba Phillips3B222011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Luis AparicioSS1522504743591.9540.00
Sammy EspositoSS19921011.0000.00
Jim BrideweserSS1041111.9370.00
Fred HatfieldSS312001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Minnie MinosoOF1482841081.9740.00
Larry DobyOF137371452.9870.00
Jim RiveraOF134271974.9760.00
Bubba PhillipsOF35592011.0000.00
Dave PhilleyOF30502001.0000.00
Jim DelsingOF2921110.9570.00
Bob NiemanOF10240001.0000.00
Ron NortheyOF441001.0000.00
Cal AbramsOF220001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy PierceP3527643332.9251.21
Dick DonovanP34234114614.9832.19
Jack HarshmanP3422622943.8861.23
Dixie HowellP346421222.8751.97
Ellis KinderP292922001.0001.23
Paul LaPalmeP2945111011.0002.39
Sandy ConsuegraP28381810.9002.13
Jim WilsonP28159725011.0001.81
Gerry StaleyP26101423021.0002.40
Bob KeeganP2010561810.9602.06
Howie PolletP112616001.0002.41
Morrie MartinP10180411.8001.99
Jim McDonaldP8181310.8001.98
Mike FornielesP61512001.0001.78
Jerry DahlkeP5201001.0004.29
Connie JohnsonP51212001.0002.23
Harry ByrdP3402001.0004.39
Bill FischerP3110001.0007.50
Jim DerringtonP160000.0000.00
Dick MarloweP110000.0000.00


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