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1972 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-67 .565
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 566-538 + 28
Roster Continuity 73.65% 11/24
Manager(s): Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Stu Holcomb
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,177,318 11/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mike Ondina (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Mahoney
First Base Coach: Alex Monchak
Pitching Coach: Johnny Sain
Third Base Coach: Joe Lonnett

#1 Draft Picks

Lee Richard (#6), Jim Lyttle (#10), Carlos May (#18)
American League West 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 1972 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    41Cy AcostaP5-10165R-R251972Not draftedMLB--
    15Dick Allen1B-3B5-11190R-R301963Not draftedMLB--
    42Hank AllenOF6-0190R-R311966Not draftedMLB--
    1Luis AlvaradoSS-2B5-9162R-R231968Not draftedMLB--
    2Mike Andrews2B6-3195R-R281966Not draftedMLB--
    45Stan BahnsenP6-2203R-R271966NYA: 1965-4-68MLB--
    22Buddy BradfordOF5-11191R-R271966Not draftedMLB--
    24Tom BradleyP6-3185R-R251969CAL: 1968-7-144MLB--
    11Chuck BrinkmanC6-1185R-R271969CHA: 1966-16-318MLB--
    44Moe DrabowskyP6-2200R-R361956Not draftedMLB--
    8Tom EganC6-4218R-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    34Eddie FisherP6-2200R-R351959Not draftedMLB--
    51Terry ForsterP6-3210L-L201971CHA: 1970-2-30MLB--
    47Ken FrailingP6-0190L-L241972CHA: 1966-5-98MLB--
    55Jim GeddesP6-2200R-R231972CHA: 1970-6-129MLB--
    54Rich GossageP6-3217R-R201972CHA: 1970-9-204MLB--
    19Rudy HernandezSS5-9150R-R201972Not draftedMLB--
    12Ed HerrmannC6-1210L-R251967Not draftedMLB--
    21Bart JohnsonP6-5215R-R221969CHA: 1968-1-2MLB--
    10Jay JohnstoneOF6-1175L-R261966Not draftedMLB--
    23Steve KealeyP6-0185R-R251968Not draftedMLB--
    18Pat KellyOF6-1185L-L271967Not draftedMLB--
    43Dave LemondsP6-1180L-L231969CHN: 1968-1-1MLB--
    26Jim LyttleOF6-0186L-R261969NYA: 1966-1-10MLB--
    17Carlos MayOF-1B6-0215L-R241968CHA: 1966-1-18MLB--
    14Bill Melton3B6-2200R-R261968Not draftedMLB--
    30Rich MoralesSS-2B5-11170R-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    25Tony Muser1B6-2190L-L241969SFN: 1966-3-52MLB--
    39Dan NeumeierP6-5205R-R241972CHA: 1968-3-42MLB--
    52Dennis O'TooleP6-3195R-R231969CHA: 1967-6-113MLB--
    6Jorge Orta2B-OF5-10170L-R211972Not draftedMLB--
    19Jim QuallsOF5-10158B-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    38Phil ReganP6-3200R-R351960Not draftedMLB--
    48Rick ReichardtOF6-3215R-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    9Lee RichardSS-3B5-11165R-R231971CHA: 1970-1-6MLB--
    27Vicente RomoP6-1195R-R291968Not draftedMLB--
    5Ed Spiezio3B5-11180R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    3Walt WilliamsOF5-6185R-R281964Not draftedMLB--
    28Wilbur WoodP6-0180R-L301961Not draftedMLB--
    20Hugh Yancy3B-2B5-11170R-R221972CHA: 1968-2-34MLB--

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