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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Dewey Robinson1979-04-061979L  5-3 @ BAL  1.20000020005000--10-01st career game
Randy Scarbery1979-04-161979W  8-4 @ TORW 3.241103110016000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Mark Esser1979-04-221979L  8-5 @ CLE  1.11000200007000--10-01st career game
Ross Baumgarten1979-04-271979W  11-0 vs TEXWSHO960003400034000--104-2Complete game/Shutout
Ken Kravec1979-05-091979W  5-4 @ DETSv 0.10000000001000--7524-331st career save
Randy Scarbery1979-05-111979W  5-3 vs KCASv 2.11000011008000--61-11st career save
Steve Trout1979-05-161979W  3-1 @ OAKSv 1.10000010004000--84-11st career save
Fred Howard1979-05-261979L  8-4 vs CALL 3.154402200118000--10-11st career game
Wayne Nordhagen1979-05-271979L  9-1 vs CAL  12220020005000--10-01st career game
Ken Kravec1979-05-281979W  6-1 vs CLEWCG931104810132000--7928-333-hitter
Fred Howard1979-06-091979W  6-2 @ MILW 751102400026000--51-21st career win
Guy Hoffman1979-07-041979W  16-4 @ CLE  21000210009000--10-01st career game
Guy Hoffman1979-07-051979W  5-4 @ CLESv 0.10000000001000--20-01st career save
Ross Baumgarten1979-08-121979W  7-0 vs TORWSHO920003500032000--2712-9Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Rich Wortham1979-09-011979W  4-3 vs MILWCG533002000020000--3717-133-hitter
Richard Dotson1979-09-041979W  10-7 @ CAL  1.156502000011000--10-01st career game
Richard Dotson1979-09-091979W  7-0 @ OAKW 960001500034000--21-01st career win
LaMarr Hoyt1979-09-141979L  8-3 vs OAK  10000000003000--10-01st career game
Steve Trout1979-09-151979W  3-0 vs OAKWSHO950002500034000--3612-8Complete game/Shutout
Ken Kravec1979-09-181979W  1-0 vs MINWSHO1030002500032000--10136-43Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Ross Baumgarten1979-09-191979W  6-0 vs MINWSHO940002200035000--3415-10Complete game/Shutout
Ed Farmer1979-09-271979W  4-2 @ MINSv 0.20000000002000--20018-19200th career game


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