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1979 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 73-87 .456
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 730-748 -18
Manager(s): Don Kessinger, Tony LaRussa
General Manager: Roland Hemond
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,280,702 20/26
Top Draft Pick: Steve Buechele (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bobby Winkles
Pitching Coach: Fred Martin
Third Base Coach: Joe Sparks

#1 Draft Picks

Richard Dotson (#7), Steve Trout (#8), Chet Lemon (#22), Randy Scarbery (#23)
American League West Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Dewey RobinsonCHABALL 3-5 @BAL000000000000000011st career game
    Jorge OrtaCHANYAW 12-2 vs NYA53400120000000008834 hits
    Marv FoleyCHANYAL 5-8 vs NYA3110011000100100171st career home run
    Claudell WashingtonCHANYAL 5-6 vs NYA51330010000000005903 Doubles
    Randy ScarberyCHATORW 8-4 @TOR000000000000000011st career game
    Mark EsserCHACLEL 5-8 @CLE000000000000000011st career game
    Bill NahorodnyCHAKCAL 6-7 @KCA42200220000000001272 home runs
    Chet LemonCHATEXW 3-0 @TEX42410000000000004214 hits
    Claudell WashingtonCHAKCAW 5-2 vs KCA43401110000000006094 hits
    Fred HowardCHACLEL 4-6 vs CLE000000000000000011st career game
    Milt MayCHANYAW 7-0 @NYA41330020000000006843 Doubles
    Chet LemonCHAMILW 13-3 @MIL61400120001000004524 hits
    Rich WorthamCHAMINL 1-2 @MIN000000000000000011st career game
    Alan BannisterCHACLEW 16-4 @CLE63510030000000003835 hits
    Guy HoffmanCHACLEW 16-4 @CLE000000000000000011st career game
    Claudell WashingtonCHACLEW 16-4 @CLE42410130000000006544 hits
    Claudell WashingtonCHADETW 12-4 vs DET53300350001000006633 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Milt MayCHADETL 5-14 vs DET40410030000000007134 hits
    Mike SquiresCHADETW 11-3 @DET62410020000000001354 hits
    Chet LemonCHANYAL 3-4 @NYA4111001000100000500500th career game
    Chet LemonCHATORW 7-0 vs TOR42330010000000005033 Doubles
    Mike SquiresCHABOSL 2-8 @BOS31100110000000001571st career home run
    Harry ChappasCHAMILL 3-5 @MIL4120011000000000341st career home run
    Lamar JohnsonCHABOSW 7-3 vs BOS20000020000000204752 sacrifice flies
    Chet LemonCHAMILW 6-1 vs MIL42200240000000005192 home runs
    Rusty KuntzCHAMILW 4-3 vs MIL300000000010000011st career game
    Britt BurnsCHACALW 10-7 @CAL000000000000000011st career game
    Lamar JohnsonCHACALW 10-7 @CAL51400010100000004814 hits
    Greg PryorCHACALW 10-7 @CAL51410010000000002114 hits
    Jim MorrisonCHACALW 8-7 vs CAL42300220001000001092 home runs
    Thad BosleyCHACALW 11-5 vs CAL54310112000000001504 runs scored
    LaMarr HoytCHAOAKL 3-8 vs OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Claudell WashingtonCHASEAL 4-6 @SEA51420010000000007084 hits
    Rusty KuntzCHASEAL 3-8 @SEA401000000120000051st career hit
    Jorge OrtaCHAMINW 9-3 @MIN20100010001000009881000th career hit
    Jim MorrisonCHAMINW 4-2 @MIN52410120000000001224 hits
    Wayne NordhagenCHASEAW 3-1 vs SEA32200220010000002192 home runs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Dewey RobinsonCHABALL 3-5 @BAL 1.20000020005000--10-01st career game
    Randy ScarberyCHATORW 8-4 @TORW 3.241103110016000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Mark EsserCHACLEL 5-8 @CLE 1.11000200007000--10-01st career game
    Ross BaumgartenCHATEXW 11-0 vs TEXWSHO960003400034000--104-2Complete game/Shutout
    Ken KravecCHADETW 5-4 @DETSv 0.10000000001000--7524-331st career save
    Randy ScarberyCHAKCAW 5-3 vs KCASv 2.11000011008000--61-11st career save
    Steve TroutCHAOAKW 3-1 @OAKSv 1.10000010004000--84-11st career save
    Fred HowardCHACALL 4-8 vs CALL 3.154402200118000--10-11st career game
    Wayne NordhagenCHACALL 1-9 vs CAL 12220020005000--10-01st career game
    Ken KravecCHACLEW 6-1 vs CLEWCG931104810132000--7928-333-hitter
    Fred HowardCHAMILW 6-2 @MILW 751102400026000--51-21st career win
    Guy HoffmanCHACLEW 16-4 @CLE 21000210009000--10-01st career game
    Guy HoffmanCHACLEW 5-4 @CLESv 0.10000000001000--20-01st career save
    Ross BaumgartenCHATORW 7-0 vs TORWSHO920003500032000--2712-9Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Rich WorthamCHAMILW 4-3 vs MILWCG533002000020000--3717-133-hitter
    Richard DotsonCHACALW 10-7 @CAL 1.156502000011000--10-01st career game
    Richard DotsonCHAOAKW 7-0 @OAKW 960001500034000--21-01st career win
    LaMarr HoytCHAOAKL 3-8 vs OAK 10000000003000--10-01st career game
    Steve TroutCHAOAKW 3-0 vs OAKWSHO950002500034000--3612-8Complete game/Shutout
    Ken KravecCHAMINW 1-0 vs MINWSHO1030002500032000--10136-43Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Ross BaumgartenCHAMINW 6-0 vs MINWSHO940002200035000--3415-10Complete game/Shutout
    Ed FarmerCHAMINW 4-2 @MINSv 0.20000000002000--20018-19200th career game

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