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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
2Nellie Fox2B28649109192
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10
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4
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5284441410113519.296.347.376723.080.154.2960.32162.3244721
9Minnie MinosoOF33545106172
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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 AparicioSS2253369142
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19
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6
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3
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562143463121419.266.311.341652.075.171.2971.85177.7182583
14Larry DobyOF3250489135
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22
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3
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24
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1020110210546457.268.392.466858.198.399.2921.0321.0235619
7Jim RiveraOF3349176125
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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 LollarC3145055132
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28
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2
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11
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752053341642619.293.383.438821.144.267.2940.6440.9197527
8Walt Dropo1B333614296
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13
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1
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8
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52103751325615.266.334.374708.108.213.2861.3845.1135412
3Fred Hatfield3B313214684
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9
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1
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7
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3310373683347.262.349.361710.100.218.2730.9745.9116373
6Dave Philley1B-OF362794474
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14
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2
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4
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4713282710269.265.328.373701.108.201.2760.9669.8104316
48Sammy Esposito3B241843042
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8
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2
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3
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2512411920524.228.371.342713.114.332.2380.4661.363234
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
19Billy PierceP29102616
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00030032210703.157.189.157346.000.029.2007.33--16113
5Bubba PhillipsOF28991627
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02
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111261210100.273.321.394715.121.172.2942.0049.539107
22Dick DonovanP28901020
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03
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1500143011112.222.330.367697.144.300.2932.1430.033107
1George Kell3B3380725
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11008600213.313.371.413784.100.200.3240.7580.03391
29Jack HarshmanP2871812
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06
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1900112100410.169.277.437714.268.423.1331.9111.83187
30Jim WilsonP3462619
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2
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80011300212.306.313.387700.081.097.36713.0062.02466
42Ron Jackson1B2256712
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410101301002.214.333.321654.107.304.2621.3056.01866
6,32Ron NortheyOF3648417
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03
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23008102042.354.417.5831000.229.396.2920.1316.02860
25Jim DelsingOF3041115
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00210101300100.122.294.195489.073.341.1791.30--852
18Bob NiemanOF2940312
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02
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4014402004.300.364.475839.175.250.2941.0020.01944
15Bob KeeganP353224
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0001004700401.125.222.125347.000.125.1601.75--440
21,66Gerry StaleyP353223
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0001012600100.094.147.094241.000.031.1153.00--335
28Dixie HowellP361744
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002
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3002600000.235.316.588904.353.471.2223.008.51019
30Bob Kennedy3B351301
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0000002400000.077.200.077277.000.154.1112.00--115
3Jim BrideweserSS291102
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001000310000.182.250.273523.091.091.250----312
24Howie PolletP35813
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0001000300100.375.375.375750.000.000.600----39
31Paul LaPalmeP326000001000300100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
16Mike FornielesP24501
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000000100100.200.200.400600.200.200.250----26
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
26Earl BatteyC21411
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0000001100002.250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--15
20Sandy ConsuegraP354000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
25Cal AbramsOF32301
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0000002100000.333.600.333933.000.667.5000.50--15
44Connie JohnsonP333000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
18Jim DerringtonP16201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
27Ellis KinderP412000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
32Harry ByrdP311000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19425286776141221843128726703361965875308656130.267.341.397738.130.254.2821.0641.321006047
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
19Billy Pierce292093.33353321121276261108102241001926101.318.510.783.266.261.92
22Dick Donovan2812103.64343114320234212999522591205101.158.120.842.264.602.03
29Jack Harshman2815113.093430154302261838578141021437001.267.260.564.045.671.40
30Jim Wilson349124.052821634015914982721570823201.378.380.843.944.611.17
15Bob Keegan35573.942016401010511956461535321001.4710.201.293.002.740.91
21,66Gerry Staley35832.91261050601019837331120251001.168.650.971.762.211.25
28Dixie Howell36564.643410018464793933336284001.8011.110.425.063.940.78
31Paul LaPalme32312.352900014245311412227232001.266.070.395.284.500.85
20Sandy Consuegra35125.21281001233845252201170001.4710.660.002.611.660.64
27Ellis Kinder41312.7029000193293310928190001.379.900.602.405.702.38
24Howie Pollet35314.15114001026271512211141001.469.350.693.814.851.27
36Jim McDonald29028.538300001829181827101001.8913.740.953.324.741.43
36Morrie Martin33105.001000030182110101791001.5610.500.503.504.501.29
16Mike Fornieles24014.506000001522981660001.7512.380.563.383.381.00
44Connie Johnson33013.755200201211551761001.508.250.755.254.500.86
18Jim Derrington16017.5011000069652630102.5013.503.009.004.500.50
32Harry Byrd310111.2531000049650400003.2520.250.009.000.000.00
31Jerry Dahlke260022.5050001025550610005.5022.500.0027.004.500.17
27Bill Fischer250018.0030001016440120003.5027.000.004.509.002.00
24Dick Marlowe27009.0010000012111100003.0018.009.009.000.000.00
Pitching Totals85693.73350154651189131389135163457511852472233501.358.750.763.404.681.38


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