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1956 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-69 .552
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 776-634 + 142
Manager(s): Marty Marion
General Manager: Charlie Comiskey, Johnny Rigney
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,000,090 9/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Del Wilber
Assistant Coach: George Myatt
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
25Cal AbramsOF32301
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0000002100000.333.600.333933.000.667.5000.50--15
11Luis AparicioSS2253369142
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6
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3
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562143463121419.266.310.341651.075.171.2971.85177.7182582
26Earl BatteyC21411
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0000001100002.250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--15
3Jim BrideweserSS291102
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1
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001000310000.182.182.273455.091.091.250----311
32Harry ByrdP311000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
20Sandy ConsuegraP354000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
25Jim DelsingOF3041115
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3
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00210101300100.122.294.195489.073.341.1791.30--852
18Jim DerringtonP16201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
14Larry DobyOF3250489135
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22
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3
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24
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1020110210546457.268.388.466854.198.399.2921.0321.0235615
22Dick DonovanP28901020
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4
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03
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1500143011112.222.324.367691.144.300.2932.1430.033106
8Walt Dropo1B333614296
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13
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1
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8
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52103751325615.266.329.374703.108.213.2861.3845.1135409
48Sammy Esposito3B241843042
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8
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2
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3
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2512411920524.228.366.342708.114.332.2380.4661.363232
16Mike FornielesP24501
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1
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000000100100.200.200.400600.200.200.250----26
2Nellie Fox2B28649109192
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20
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10
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4
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5284441410113519.296.338.376714.080.154.2960.32162.3244711
29Jack HarshmanP2871812
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1
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06
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1900112100410.169.277.437714.268.423.1331.9111.83187
3Fred Hatfield3B313214684
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9
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1
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7
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3310373683347.262.334.361695.100.218.2730.9745.9116365
28Dixie HowellP361744
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002
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3002600000.235.316.588904.353.471.2223.008.51019
42Ron Jackson1B2256712
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01
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410101301002.214.333.321654.107.304.2621.3056.01866
44Connie JohnsonP333000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
15Bob KeeganP353224
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0001004700401.125.222.125347.000.125.1601.75--440
1George Kell3B3380725
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5
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01
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11008600213.312.371.412783.100.200.3240.7580.03391
30Bob Kennedy3B351301
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0000002400000.077.200.077277.000.154.1112.00--115
27Ellis KinderP412000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
31Paul LaPalmeP326000001000300100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
10Sherm LollarC3145055132
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28
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2
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11
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752053341642619.293.363.438801.144.267.2940.6440.9197511
36Morrie MartinP33511
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0000001100000.200.333.200533.000.200.2501.00--16
36Jim McDonaldP295100000001300000.000.167.000167.000.200.0003.00--06
9Minnie MinosoOF33545106172
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29
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11
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21
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8812686402344710.316.404.525929.209.378.3080.4726.0286642
12Les MossC311272031
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4
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010
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2200181500207.244.338.512850.268.409.2060.8312.765147
18Bob NiemanOF2940312
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02
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4014402004.300.364.475839.175.250.2941.0020.01944
6,32Ron NortheyOF3648417
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03
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23008102042.354.417.5831000.229.396.2920.1216.02860
6Dave Philley1B-OF362794474
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4713282710269.265.326.373699.108.201.2760.9669.8104315
5Bubba PhillipsOF28991627
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111261210100.273.314.394708.121.172.2942.0049.539106
19Billy PierceP29102616
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00030032210703.157.181.157338.000.029.2007.33--16112
24Howie PolletP35813
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0001000300100.375.375.375750.000.000.600----39
7Jim RiveraOF3349176125
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66209497532663.255.319.395714.141.263.2761.5340.9194552
21,66Gerry StaleyP353223
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0001012600100.094.147.094241.000.031.1153.00--335
30Jim WilsonP3462619
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80011300212.306.312.387699.081.097.36713.0062.02466
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
32Harry Byrd0111.2531000049650400003.2520.250.009.000.000.00--
27Ellis Kinder312.7029000193293310928190001.379.900.602.405.702.37--
31Paul LaPalme312.352900014245311412227232001.266.070.395.284.500.85--
24Dick Marlowe009.0010000012111100003.0018.009.009.000.000.00--
36Morrie Martin105.001000030182110101791001.5610.500.503.504.501.29--
36Jim McDonald028.538300001829181827101001.8913.740.953.324.741.43--
19Billy Pierce2093.33353321121276261108102241001926101.318.510.783.266.261.92--
24Howie Pollet314.15114001026271512211141001.469.350.693.814.851.27--
21,66Gerry Staley832.91261050601019837331120251001.168.650.971.762.211.25--
15Bob Keegan573.942016401010511956461535321001.4710.201.293.002.740.91--
44Connie Johnson013.755200201211551761001.508.250.755.254.500.86--
20Sandy Consuegra125.21281001233845252201170001.4710.660.002.611.660.64--
31Jerry Dahlke0022.5050001025550610005.5022.500.0027.004.500.17--
18Jim Derrington017.5011000069652630102.5013.503.009.004.500.50--
22Dick Donovan12103.64343114320234212999522591205101.158.120.842.264.602.03--
27Bill Fischer0018.0030001016440120003.5027.000.004.509.002.00--
16Mike Fornieles014.506000001522981660001.7512.370.563.383.371.00--
29Jack Harshman15113.093430154302261838578141021437001.267.260.564.045.671.40--
28Dixie Howell564.643410018464793933336284001.8011.110.425.063.940.78--
30Jim Wilson9124.052821634015914982721570823201.378.380.843.944.611.17--


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