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1978 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  71-90   .441
Result:   5th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Larry Doby, Bob Lemon
General Manager:   Roland Hemond
Stadium:  Comiskey Park
Attendance:  1,491,100
Playoffs:  -

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Wilbur Wood (36)
Youngest Player:  Britt Burns (19)
Longest Tenure:  Wilbur Wood (12)
Top Hitter:  Bobby Bonds (9)
Top Pitcher:  Ken Kravec (18)
Top Draft Pick:  David White (#31)

Roster Continuity:  54.98%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
7Alan BannisterOF-2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/3/195126Montebello,California197311PHI

46Francisco BarriosPMLB6-3195RightRight8/10/195324Hermosillo,Mexico1973UDFA SF
41Ross BaumgartenPMLB6-1180LeftLeft5/27/195523Highland Park,Illinois197720491CHW
8Kevin Bell3BMLB6-0195RightRight7/13/195522Los Angeles,California197417CHW
10Ron Blomberg1B-OFMLB6-1205LeftRight8/23/194829Atlanta,Georgia196711NYY
25Bobby BondsOFMLB6-1190RightRight3/15/194632Riverside,California1965UDFA SF
22Thad BosleyOFMLB6-3175LeftLeft9/17/195621Oceanside,California1974482CAL
3Jim Breazeale1BMLB6-2210LeftRight10/3/194928Houston,Texas196818ATL
40Britt BurnsPMLB6-5218LeftLeft6/8/195919Houston,Texas1978370CHW
1Harry ChappasSSMLB5-3150BothRight10/26/195720Mount Rainier,Maryland1976694CHW
30Mike ColbernCMLB6-3205RightRight4/19/195523Santa Monica,California1976232CHW
38Henry CruzOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft2/27/195226Christiansted,Virgin Islands1978UDFA CHW
65Mike Eden2B-SSMLB5-10170BothRight5/22/194929Fort Clayton,California197127611CLE
42Marv FoleyCMLB6-0195LeftRight8/29/195324Stanford,Kentucky197517395CHW
48Ralph GarrOFMLB5-11197LeftRight12/12/194532Monroe,Louisiana1967352ATL
31Joe Gates2BMLB5-7175LeftRight10/3/195423Gary,Indiana1978UDFA CHW
47Rich HintonPMLB6-2185LeftLeft5/22/194731Tucson,Arizona1969476CLE
23Lamar Johnson1BMLB6-2225RightRight9/2/195027Bessemer,Alabama1968354CHW
3Larry JohnsonCMLB6-0185RightRight8/17/195027Cleveland,Ohio19689186CLE
11Don KessingerSSMLB6-1175BothRight7/17/194235Forrest City,Arkansas1964UDFA CHC
27Ken KravecPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/29/195126Cleveland,Ohio1973369CHW
55Jack KucekPMLB6-2200RightRight6/8/195325Warren,Ohio1974232CHW
36Lerrin LaGrowPMLB6-5220RightRight7/8/194829Phoenix,Arizona19696137DET
44Chet LemonOFMLB6-0190RightRight2/12/195523Jackson,Mississippi1972122OAK
5Bob MolinaroOFMLB6-0190LeftRight5/21/195028Newark,New Jersey1968238DET
17Junior Moore3B-OFMLB5-11185RightRight1/25/195325Waskom,Texas197111248ATL
15Bill NahorodnyCMLB6-2200RightRight8/31/195324Hamtramck,Michigan19726123PHI
15Wayne NordhagenOFMLB6-2205RightRight7/4/194829Thief River Falls,Minnesota19687136NYY
6Jorge Orta2B-OFMLB5-10170LeftRight11/26/195027Mazatlan,Mexico1972UDFA CHW
24Mike ProlyPMLB6-0185RightRight12/15/195027Jamaica,New York19729213STL
16Greg Pryor3B-SSMLB6-0186RightRight10/2/194928Marietta,Ohio19716125Wa2
37Ron SchuelerPMLB6-4205RightRight4/18/194830Catharine,Kansas1967343ATL
12Eric Soderholm3BMLB5-11187RightRight9/24/194829Cortland,New York196811MIN
25Tom SpencerOFMLB6-0170RightRight2/28/195127Gallipolis,Ohio196920468CIN
19Mike Squires1BMLB5-11185LeftLeft3/5/195226Kalamazoo,Michigan197318429CHW
32Steve StonePMLB5-10175RightRight7/14/194730Euclid,Ohio1969489SF
35Pablo TorrealbaPMLB5-9175LeftLeft4/28/194830Barquisimeto,Venezuela1979UDFA CHW
21Rusty TorresOFMLB5-10180BothRight9/30/194829Aguadilla,Puerto Rico196654811NYY
33Steve TroutPMLB6-4195LeftLeft7/30/195720Detroit,Michigan197618CHW
18Claudell WashingtonOFMLB6-0190LeftLeft8/31/195423Los Angeles,California1972UDFA OAK
34Jim WilloughbyPMLB6-2185RightRight1/31/194929Salinas,California196711217SF
28Wilbur WoodPMLB6-0180RightLeft10/22/194136Cambridge,Massachusetts1960UDFA BOS
52Rich WorthamPMLB6-0185RightLeft10/22/195324Odessa,Texas1976227CHW
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lorn BrownBroadcaster 
Harry CarayBroadcaster 
Larry DobyManager 
Roland HemondGeneral Manager 
Bobby KnoopAssistant Coach 
Tony LaRussaFirst Base Coach 
Bob LemonManager 
Minnie MinosoThird Base Coach 
Jim PiersallBroadcaster 
Stan WilliamsPitching Coach 


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