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1959 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 94-60 .610
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 669-588 + 81
Manager(s): Al Lopez
General Manager: Charlie Comiskey (1959-03-14), Johnny Rigney (1959-03-14), Hank Greenberg
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,423,144 5/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Cooney
Bullpen Coach: Ray Berres
First Base Coach: Don Gutteridge
Third Base Coach: Tony Cuccinello
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
7975.51315.0
7678.49418.0
7579.48719.0
7480.48120.0
6688.42928.0
6391.40931.0
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Rudy AriasCHADETW 9-7 @DET000000000000000011st career game
    Nellie FoxCHADETW 9-7 @DET725101300000010013025 hits
    Sherm LollarCHADETW 9-7 @DET703000010000000010001000th career game
    Al SmithCHADETW 9-7 @DET50100000024000007474 strikeouts
    Norm CashCHADETW 5-3 @DET2000000102000000151st career stolen base
    Sherm LollarCHADETW 5-3 @DET423002300000000010012 home runs
    Norm CashCHADETW 5-3 @DET4110012000000000161st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Sherm LollarCHAKC1W 2-0 vs KC140100000000000031003Grounded into 3 Double Plays
    Claude RaymondCHAKC1L 8-10 vs KC1000000000000000011st career game
    Luis AparicioCHAKC1W 20-6 @KC144300141020000004504 runs scored
    Nellie FoxCHAKC1W 20-6 @KC1514100500200000013115 RBIs, 4 hits
    Nellie FoxCHANYAL 2-5 vs NYA504100100000000013164 hits
    Sherm LollarCHANYAW 4-3 vs NYA41100110021010001013100th career home run
    Johnny RomanoCHABALL 2-4 vs BAL111001100000000081st career home run
    Sherm LollarCHAWS1L 3-8 vs WS141200120000000001017500th career RBI
    Barry LatmanCHACLEW 9-5 vs CLE1110002001000000211st career RBI
    Nellie FoxCHAWS1W 10-7 @WS1534100201000000013334 hits
    Jim LandisCHAWS1W 9-2 @WS131000020001100202702 sacrifice flies
    Earl TorgesonCHAWS1W 9-2 @WS140300020010000001096500th career RBI
    Luis AparicioCHABALW 5-2 @BAL52400000001000004754 hits
    Early WynnCHABALW 9-6 @BAL53420010000000003494 hits
    Luis AparicioCHANYAL 3-7 @NYA4110000001100000500500th career game
    Jim LandisCHANYAL 4-8 vs NYA41420010000000003054 hits
    Jim McAnanyCHANYAW 9-2 vs NYA401000000000000061st career hit
    Luis AparicioCHACLEW 6-5 @CLE2220102202000000512100th career stolen base
    Nellie FoxCHADETL 7-9 @DET514000000000000013754 hits
    Al SmithCHADETL 7-9 @DET51300150000000008005 RBIs
    Jim RiveraCHADETW 6-5 @DET500000000010000010001000th career game
    Jim LandisCHAKC1W 7-4 @KC151510011000000003135 hits
    Jim McAnanyCHAKC1W 7-4 @KC1504200200000000084 hits, 1st career RBI
    Jim McAnanyCHABALW 4-1 vs BAL4110000100100000271st career stolen base
    Ken McBrideCHABALL 2-3 @BAL300000000020000011st career game
    Nellie FoxCHABALL 1-7 @BAL40110010000000001407500th career RBI
    Ken McBrideCHAWS1W 4-3 @WS1201000000000000021st career hit
    Sherm LollarCHADETW 9-0 @DET514001200000000011014 hits
    Sherm LollarCHAKC1W 5-1 @KC1422002400000000011022 home runs
    Joe StankaCHADETW 11-4 vs DET311000100010000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Ted KluszewskiCHAKC1W 13-7 vs KC1422002500000001011352 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Jim LandisCHAKC1W 13-7 vs KC153312020001000003752 Triples
    J.C. MartinCHAWS1L 2-8 @WS1100000000010000011st career game
    Gary PetersCHAWS1L 2-8 @WS1000000000000000011st career game
    Joe HicksCHADETW 1-0 vs DET300000000010000011st career game
    Joe HicksCHADETL 4-5 vs DET101000001000000021st career hit
    Johnny CallisonCHADETW 10-5 @DET5121015000000000665 RBIs
    Billy GoodmanCHADETW 10-5 @DET534000200000000011874 hits
    Cam CarreonCHADETW 6-4 @DET100000000000000011st career game
    J.C. MartinCHADETW 6-4 @DET201000100000000031st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Rudy AriasCHADETW 9-7 @DET 0.11000000002000--10-01st career game
    Billy PierceCHAKC1W 2-0 vs KC1WSHO960000300132000--312137-103Complete game/Shutout
    Claude RaymondCHAKC1L 8-10 vs KC1 22221110009000--10-01st career game
    Rudy AriasCHADETW 6-5 vs DETW 2.251100100013000--41-01st career win
    Early WynnCHABOSW 1-0 vs BOSWSHO9100071410034000--341169-11014 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Early WynnCHACLEW 5-0 vs CLEWSHO940001500031000--343170-111Complete game/Shutout
    Rudy AriasCHABOSW 5-2 vs BOSSv 0.10000100002000--162-01st career save
    Billy PierceCHAWS1W 3-1 @WS1WCG911105600033000--324143-1091-hitter
    Early WynnCHANYAW 2-0 @NYAWSHO920002100031000--357178-115Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Early WynnCHABALW 4-1 vs BALWCG921105700034000--359179-1152-hitter
    Barry LatmanCHAWS1W 7-1 vs WS1WCG9411131100035000--448-611 Strikeouts
    Ken McBrideCHABALL 2-3 @BALL 7.153107300034000--10-11st career game
    Barry LatmanCHAWS1W 1-0 vs WS1WSHO950006800036000--4910-7Complete game/Shutout
    Bob ShawCHANYAW 5-0 vs NYAWSHO960000600033000--8418-9Complete game/Shutout
    Dick DonovanCHACLEW 2-0 @CLEWSHO950003400035000--17566-49Complete game/Shutout
    Joe StankaCHADETW 11-4 vs DETW 3.111104200015000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Turk LownCHAWS1L 2-8 @WS1 22221150009000--31236-43Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Gary PetersCHAWS1L 2-8 @WS1 12000010005000--10-01st career game
    Bob ShawCHADETW 1-0 vs DETWSHO950001200033000--9122-11Complete game/Shutout
    Ken McBrideCHADETW 6-4 @DETSv 10000000003000--110-11st career save


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