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1959 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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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
  • 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 1959 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    11Luis AparicioSS5-9160R-R251956UDFAMLB--
    25Rudy AriasP5-10165L-L281959Not draftedMLB--
    26Earl BatteyC6-1205R-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    8Ray Boone3B-SS6-1188R-R351948Not draftedMLB--
    9Johnny CallisonOF5-10175L-R201958UDFAMLB--
    44Cam CarreonC6-0198R-R211959Not draftedMLB--
    38Norm Cash1B6-0190L-L241958UDFAMLB--
    32Larry DobyOF6-1182L-R351947Not draftedMLB--
    22Dick DonovanP6-3205L-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    3Del EnnisOF6-0195R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    14Sammy Esposito3B-SS5-9165R-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    2Nellie Fox2B5-9150L-R311947Not draftedMLB--
    6Billy Goodman2B-1B5-11165L-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    28Joe HicksOF6-0180L-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    4Ron Jackson1B6-7225R-R251954Not draftedMLB--
    4,8Ted Kluszewski1B6-2225L-L341947Not draftedMLB--
    1Jim LandisOF6-1180R-R251957Not draftedMLB--
    18Barry LatmanP6-3210R-R231957Not draftedMLB--
    10Sherm LollarC6-1185R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    27Turk LownP6-1185R-R351951Not draftedMLB--
    32J.C. MartinC6-2200L-R221959UDFAMLB--
    3Jim McAnanyOF5-10196R-R221958Not draftedMLB--
    15Ken McBrideP6-0195R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    29Ray MooreP6-1205R-R331952Not draftedMLB--
    32Don MuellerOF6-0185L-R321948Not draftedMLB--
    12Gary PetersP6-2200L-L221959UDFAMLB--
    5Bubba Phillips3B-OF5-9180R-R311955Not draftedMLB--
    19Billy PierceP5-10160L-L321945Not draftedMLB--
    28Claude RaymondP5-10175R-R221959Not draftedMLB--
    7Jim RiveraOF6-0196L-L361952Not draftedMLB--
    20Johnny RomanoC5-11205R-R241958Not draftedMLB--
    15Don RudolphP5-11195L-L271957Not draftedMLB--
    35Bob ShawP6-2195R-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    8Harry SimpsonOF-1B6-1190L-R331951Not draftedMLB--
    3Lou SkizasOF-3B5-11175R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    16Al SmithOF-3B6-0191R-R311953Not draftedMLB--
    21Gerry StaleyP6-0195R-R381947Not draftedMLB--
    36Joe StankaP6-5201R-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    17Earl Torgeson1B6-3180L-L351947Not draftedMLB--
    24Early WynnP6-0200B-R391939Not draftedMLB--


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