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1979 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  73-87   .456
Result:   5th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Don Kessinger, Tony LaRussa
General Manager:   Roland Hemond
Stadium:  Comiskey Park
Attendance:  1,280,702
Playoffs:  -

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Don Kessinger (36)
Youngest Player:  Britt Burns (20)
Longest Tenure:  Jorge Orta (8)
Top Hitter:  Chet Lemon (15)
Top Pitcher:  Ken Kravec (13)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Buechele (#9)

Roster Continuity:  75.84%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Dewey Robinson1979-04-061979L  5-3 @ BAL000000000000000100001st career game
Jorge Orta1979-04-131979W  12-2 vs CHA53400120000000088392369412664 hits
Marv Foley1979-04-141979L  8-5 vs CHA31100110001010017161901st career home run
Claudell Washington1979-04-151979L  6-5 vs CHA513300100000000590620332531073 Doubles
Randy Scarbery1979-04-161979W  8-4 @ TOR000000000000000100001st career game
Mark Esser1979-04-221979L  8-5 @ CLE000000000000000100001st career game
Bill Nahorodny1979-04-251979L  7-6 @ KCA42200220000000012796114512 home runs
Chet Lemon1979-05-061979W  3-0 @ TEX42410000000000042141839173284 hits
Claudell Washington1979-05-101979W  5-2 vs CHA434011100000000609648362651114 hits
Fred Howard1979-05-301979L  6-4 vs CHA000000000000000100001st career game
Milt May1979-06-021979W  7-0 @ NYA4133002000000006845634626813 Doubles
Chet Lemon1979-06-101979W  13-3 @ MIL61400120001000045244643189294 hits
Rich Wortham1979-07-011979L  2-1 @ MIN000000000000000100001st career game
Alan Bannister1979-07-041979W  16-4 @ CLE6351003000000003833215110295 hits
Guy Hoffman1979-07-041979W  16-4 @ CLE000000000000000100001st career game
Claudell Washington1979-07-041979W  16-4 @ CLE424101300000000654690402851144 hits
Claudell Washington1979-07-141979W  12-4 vs CHA533003500010000663699432911173 home runs, 5 RBis
Milt May1979-07-151979L  14-5 vs CHA4041003000000007135855028314 hits
Mike Squires1979-07-231979W  11-3 @ DET62410020000000013585035104 hits
Chet Lemon1979-08-081979L  4-3 @ NYA4111001000100005004954922029500th career game
Chet Lemon1979-08-121979W  7-0 vs CHA42330010000000050350149221293 Doubles
Mike Squires1979-08-181979L  8-2 @ BOS311001100000000157104139131st career home run
Harry Chappas1979-08-201979L  5-3 @ MIL41200110000000034241711st career home run
Lamar Johnson1979-08-281979W  7-3 vs CHA20000020000002047544842232162 sacrifice flies
Chet Lemon1979-08-311979W  6-1 vs CHA42200240000000051951952229302 home runs
Rusty Kuntz1979-09-011979W  4-3 vs CHA300000000010000100001st career game
Britt Burns1979-09-041979W  10-7 @ CAL000000000000000100001st career game
Lamar Johnson1979-09-041979W  10-7 @ CAL51400010100000048145742237164 hits
Greg Pryor1979-09-041979W  10-7 @ CAL51410010000000021117554664 hits
Jim Morrison1979-09-111979W  8-7 vs CHA42300220001000010967143692 home runs
Thad Bosley1979-09-121979W  11-5 vs CHA543101120000000150137334204 runs scored
LaMarr Hoyt1979-09-141979L  8-3 vs CHA000000000000000100001st career game
Claudell Washington1979-09-221979L  6-4 @ SEA514200100000000708736463131234 hits
Rusty Kuntz1979-09-231979L  8-3 @ SEA401000000120000510001st career hit
Jorge Orta1979-09-251979W  9-3 @ MIN201000100010000988100079456661000th career hit
Jim Morrison1979-09-271979W  4-2 @ MIN524101200000000122841645124 hits
Wayne Nordhagen1979-09-281979W  3-1 vs CHA322002200100000219165168712 home runs


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