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1961 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-76 .531
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 765-726 + 39
Roster Continuity 80.91% 6/16
Manager(s): Al Lopez
General Manager: Hank Greenberg (1961-08-26), Ed Short
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,146,019 7/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • 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 1961 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    11Luis AparicioSS5-9160R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    38Frank BaumannP6-1210L-L271955Not draftedMLB--
    46Alan BriceP6-5215R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    7Andy Carey3B6-1195R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    45Cam CarreonC6-0198R-R231959Not draftedMLB--
    26Wes CovingtonOF6-1205L-R291956Not draftedMLB--
    36Mike DegerickP6-2178R-R181961Not draftedMLB--
    14Sammy Esposito3B-SS5-9165R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    2Nellie Fox2B5-9150L-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    28Joe GinsbergC5-11180L-R341948Not draftedMLB--
    6Billy Goodman2B-1B5-11165L-R351947Not draftedMLB--
    28Warren HackerP6-1185R-R361948Not draftedMLB--
    21,23Ray HerbertP5-11185R-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    40Mike HershbergerOF5-10175R-R211961Not draftedMLB--
    20Joe HorlenP6-0175R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    44Russ KemmererP6-3200R-R291954Not draftedMLB--
    1Jim LandisOF6-1180R-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    26Don LarsenP6-4227R-R311953Not draftedMLB--
    36Ted Lepcio2B-3B5-10177R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    10Sherm LollarC6-1185R-R361946Not draftedMLB--
    30Dean LookOF5-11185R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    27Turk LownP6-1185R-R371951Not draftedMLB--
    12J.C. MartinC6-2200L-R241959Not draftedMLB--
    15Cal McLishP6-1200B-R351944Not draftedMLB--
    9Minnie MinosoOF5-10175R-R381949Not draftedMLB--
    23Gary PetersP6-2200L-L241959Not draftedMLB--
    19Billy PierceP5-10160L-L341945Not draftedMLB--
    29Al PilarcikOF5-10180L-L301956Not draftedMLB--
    32Juan PizarroP5-11190L-L241957Not draftedMLB--
    3Floyd RobinsonOF5-9175L-R251960Not draftedMLB--
    31Bob RoselliC5-11185R-R291955Not draftedMLB--
    18Herb ScoreP6-2185L-L281955Not draftedMLB--
    35Bob ShawP6-2195R-R281957Not draftedMLB--
    5Roy Sievers1B-OF6-1195R-R341949Not draftedMLB--
    16Al SmithOF-3B6-0191R-R331953Not draftedMLB--
    21Gerry StaleyP6-0195R-R401947Not draftedMLB--
    17Earl Torgeson1B6-3180L-L371947Not draftedMLB--
    24Early WynnP6-0200B-R411939Not draftedMLB--

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