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1985 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-77 .525
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 736-720 + 16
Roster Continuity 72.29% 19/26
Manager(s): Tony La Russa
General Manager: Ken Harrelson
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,669,888 15/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kurt Brown (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ed Brinkman
Bullpen Coach: Art Kusnyer
First Base Coach: Mike Lum
Hitting Coach: Joe Nossek
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Jim Leyland

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), Harold Baines (#1), Daryl Boston (#7), Richard Dotson (#7), Bob James (#9), Joel Davis (#13), Jerry Don Gleaton (#17)
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 1985 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    50Juan AgostoP6-2190L-L271981Not draftedMLB--
    3Harold BainesOF6-2195L-L261980CHA: 1977-1-1MLB--
    24Floyd BannisterP6-1203L-L301977HOU: 1976-1-1MLB--
    8Daryl BostonCF-LF6-3203L-L221984CHA: 1981-1-7MLB--
    40Britt BurnsP6-5218L-L261978CHA: 1978-3-70MLB--
    33John CangelosiOF5-8160B-L221985CHA: 1982-4-91MLB--
    56Ed CorreaP6-2192R-R191985Not draftedMLB--
    12Julio Cruz2B5-9165B-R301977Not draftedMLB--
    52Joel DavisP6-5205L-R201985CHA: 1983-1-13MLB--
    20,38Joe DeSa1B5-11170L-L251980SLN: 1977-3-58MLB--
    34Richard DotsonP6-0204R-R261979CAL: 1977-1-7MLB--
    27Bob FallonP6-3200L-L251984OAK: 1979-2-32MLB--
    45Steve FireovidP6-2195B-R281981SDN: 1978-7-161MLB--
    72Carlton FiskC6-2220R-R371969BOS: 1967-1-4MLB--
    1Scott FletcherSS-2B5-11173R-R261981CHN: 1979-1-6MLB--
    0Oscar GambleOF5-11165L-R351969CHN: 1968-16-363MLB--
    44Mark GilbertOF6-0175B-R281985CHN: 1978-14-351MLB--
    46Jerry Don GleatonP6-3210L-L271979TEX: 1979-1-17MLB--
    13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11150L-R211985Not draftedMLB--
    17Jerry HairstonOF5-10190B-R331973CHA: 1970-3-54MLB--
    7Marc HillC6-3210R-R331973SLN: 1970-10-234MLB--
    32Tim Hulett3B-2B6-0195R-R251983CHA: 1980-1-3MLB--
    43Bob JamesP6-4230R-R261978MON: 1976-1-9MLB--
    49Al JonesP6-4210R-R261983CHA: 1981-13-318MLB--
    42Ron KittleOF-1B6-4220R-R271982UDFAMLB--
    23Rudy LawOF6-1165L-L281978Not draftedMLB--
    47Bryan Little2B-SS5-10160B-R251982MON: 1980-9-229MLB--
    46Tim LollarP6-3200L-L291980NYA: 1978-4-104MLB--
    36Bill LongP6-0185R-R251985SDN: 1981-2-32MLB--
    30Gene NelsonP6-0174R-R241981TEX: 1978-30-690MLB--
    20Reid NicholsOF5-11172R-R261980BOS: 1976-12-286MLB--
    44Tom PaciorekOF-1B6-4215R-R381970LAN: 1968-5-89MLB--
    26Mark RyalOF6-1185L-L251982KCA: 1978-3-77MLB--
    5,31Luis Salazar3B5-9185R-R291980Not draftedMLB--
    41Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R401967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    22Joel SkinnerC6-4204R-R241983PIT: 1979-37-842MLB--
    37Dan SpillnerP6-1190R-R331974SDN: 1970-2-25MLB--
    25Mike Squires1B5-11185L-L331975CHA: 1973-18-429MLB--
    48Mike StantonP6-2205B-R321975HOU: 1973-1-5MLB--
    31Bruce TannerP6-3220L-R231985CHA: 1983-4-97MLB--
    29Greg Walker1B6-3210L-R251982PHI: 1977-20-511MLB--
    51Dave WehrmeisterP6-4195R-R321976SDN: 1973-1-3MLB--

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