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1961 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  86-76   .531
Result:   4th in American League
Manager(s):  Al Lopez
General Manager:   Hank Greenberg, Bill Veeck
Stadium:  Comiskey Park
Attendance:  1,146,019
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Early Wynn (41)
Youngest Player:  Mike Degerick (18)
Longest Tenure:  Billy Pierce (13)
Top Hitter:  Roy Sievers (15)
Top Pitcher:  Juan Pizarro (8)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  80.91%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10953.673--
Detroit10161.6238.0
Baltimore9567.58614.0
Chi White Sox8676.53123.0
Cleveland7883.48430.5
Boston7686.46933.0
Minnesota7090.43838.0
LA Angels7091.43538.5
KC Athletics61100.37947.5
Washington61100.37947.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
11Luis AparicioSSMLB5-9160RightRight4/29/193427Maracaibo,Venezuela1954UDFA CHW

38Frank BaumannPMLB6-1210LeftLeft7/1/193327St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
46Alan BricePMLB6-5215RightRight10/1/193723New York,New YorkUDFA 
7Andy Carey3BMLB6-1195RightRight10/18/193129Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
45Cam CarreonCMLB6-0198RightRight8/6/193723Colton,CaliforniaUDFA 
26Wes CovingtonOFMLB6-1205LeftRight3/27/193229Laurinburg,North CarolinaUDFA 
36Mike DegerickPMLB6-2178RightRight4/1/194318New York,New YorkUDFA 
14Sammy Esposito3B-SSMLB5-9165RightRight12/15/193129Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
2Nellie Fox2BMLB5-9150LeftRight12/25/192733St. Thomas,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
28Joe GinsbergCMLB5-11180LeftRight10/11/192634New York,New YorkUDFA 
6Billy Goodman2B-1BMLB5-11165LeftRight3/22/192635Concord,North CarolinaUDFA 
28Warren HackerPMLB6-1185RightRight11/21/192436Marissa,IllinoisUDFA 
21,23Ray HerbertPMLB5-11185RightRight12/15/192931Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
40Mike HershbergerOFMLB5-10175RightRight10/9/193921Massillon,OhioUDFA 
20Joel HorlenPMLB6-0175RightRight8/14/193723San Antonio,Texas1959UDFA CHW
44Russ KemmererPMLB6-3200RightRight11/1/193129Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
1Jim LandisOFMLB6-1180RightRight3/9/193427Fresno,CaliforniaUDFA 
26Don LarsenPMLB6-4227RightRight8/7/192931Michigan City,IndianaUDFA 
36Ted Lepcio2B-3BMLB5-10177RightRight7/28/193030Utica,New YorkUDFA 
10Sherm LollarCMLB6-1185RightRight8/23/192436Durham,ArkansasUDFA 
30Dean LookOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/23/193723Lansing,MichiganUDFA 
27Turk LownPMLB6-1185RightRight5/30/192437Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
12J.C. MartinCMLB6-2200LeftRight12/13/193624Axton,Virginia1956UDFA CHW
15Cal McLishPMLB6-1200BothRight12/1/192535Anadarko,OklahomaUDFA 
9Minnie MinosoOFMLB5-10175RightRight11/29/192238Havana,CubaUDFA 
23Gary PetersPMLB6-2200LeftLeft4/21/193724Grove City,Pennsylvania1956UDFA CHW
19Billy PiercePMLB5-10160LeftLeft4/2/192734Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
29Al PilarcikOFMLB5-10180LeftLeft7/3/193030Whiting,IndianaUDFA 
32Juan PizarroPMLB5-11190LeftLeft2/7/193724Santurce,Puerto Rico1956UDFA Mbr
3Floyd RobinsonOFMLB5-9175LeftRight5/9/193625Prescott,ArkansasUDFA 
31Bob RoselliCMLB5-11185RightRight12/10/193129San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
18Herb ScorePMLB6-2185LeftLeft6/7/193328Rosedale,New YorkUDFA 
35Bob ShawPMLB6-2195RightRight6/29/193328Bronx,New YorkUDFA 
5Roy Sievers1B-OFMLB6-1195RightRight11/18/192634St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
16Al SmithOF-3BMLB6-0191RightRight2/7/192833Kirkwood,MissouriUDFA 
21Gerry StaleyPMLB6-0195RightRight8/21/192040Brush Prairie,WashingtonUDFA 
17Earl Torgeson1BMLB6-3180LeftLeft1/1/192437Snohomish,WashingtonUDFA 
24Early WynnPMLB6-0200BothRight1/6/192041Hartford,AlabamaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Ray BerresBullpen Coach 
Jack BrickhouseBroadcaster 
Johnny CooneyAssistant Coach 
Tony CuccinelloThird Base Coach 
Bob ElsonBroadcaster 
Hank GreenbergGeneral Manager 
Don GutteridgeFirst Base Coach 
Ralph KinerBroadcaster 
Vince LloydBroadcaster 
Al LopezManager 
Bill VeeckGeneral Manager 


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