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1986 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 644-699 -55
Roster Continuity 69.49% 19/26
Manager(s): Jim Fregosi, Tony La Russa, Doug Rader
General Manager: Ken Harrelson (1986-10-28), Larry Himes
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,424,313 19/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Grady Hall (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Glen Rosenbaum
Assistant Coach: Moe Drabowsky
Bullpen Coach: Art Kusnyer
First Base Coach: Ed Brinkman
Hitting Coach: Joe Nossek
Hitting Coach: Willie Horton
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Pitching Coach: Dick Bosman
Third Base Coach: Doug Rader

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), Harold Baines (#1), Daryl Boston (#7), Richard Dotson (#7), Bob James (#9), Joel Davis (#13), Ron Karkovice (#14), Steve Lyons (#19), Russ Morman (#28)
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 1986 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    50Juan AgostoP6-2190L-L281981Not draftedMLB--
    33Neil AllenP6-2190R-R281979NYN: 1976-11-253MLB--
    3Harold BainesOF6-2195L-L271980CHA: 1977-1-1MLB--
    19Floyd BannisterP6-1203L-L311977HOU: 1976-1-1MLB--
    26Bobby Bonilla3B-RF6-3240B-R231986Not draftedMLB--
    8Daryl BostonCF-LF6-3203L-L231984CHA: 1981-1-7MLB--
    25Scott BradleyC5-11185L-R261984NYA: 1981-3-64MLB--
    22Ivan CalderonLF-RF6-1205R-R241984Not draftedMLB--
    44John CangelosiOF5-8160B-L231985CHA: 1982-4-91MLB--
    32Steve CarltonP6-5210L-L411965Not draftedMLB--
    45Bryan ClarkP6-2185L-L291981PIT: 1974-10-227MLB--
    37Dave Cochrane3B-C6-2180B-R231986NYN: 1981-4-81MLB--
    47Joe CowleyP6-5210R-R271982Not draftedMLB--
    40Rod CraigOF6-1195B-R281979Not draftedMLB--
    12Julio Cruz2B5-9165B-R311977Not draftedMLB--
    52Joel DavisP6-5205L-R211985CHA: 1983-1-13MLB--
    46Bill DawleyP6-4240R-R281983CIN: 1976-7-167MLB--
    26Jose DeLeonP6-4215R-R251983PIT: 1982-29-724MLB--
    34Richard DotsonP6-0204R-R271979CAL: 1977-1-7MLB--
    51Pete FilsonP6-2195B-L271982NYA: 1979-9-233MLB--
    72Carlton FiskC6-2220R-R381969BOS: 1967-1-4MLB--
    15George FosterOF6-1185R-R371969SFN: 1968-3-55MLB--
    18Brian Giles2B-SS6-1165R-R261981NYN: 1978-3-55MLB--
    13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11150L-R221985Not draftedMLB--
    17Jerry HairstonOF5-10190B-R341973CHA: 1970-3-54MLB--
    25Ron HasseyC6-2200L-R331978CLE: 1976-18-422MLB--
    7Marc HillC6-3210R-R341973SLN: 1970-10-234MLB--
    23,32Tim Hulett3B-2B6-0195R-R261983CHA: 1980-1-3MLB--
    43Bob JamesP6-4230R-R271978MON: 1976-1-9MLB--
    53Ron KarkoviceC6-1215R-R221986CHA: 1982-1-14MLB--
    42Ron KittleOF-1B6-4220R-R281982UDFAMLB--
    23Bryan Little2B-SS5-10160B-R261982MON: 1980-9-229MLB--
    10Steve LyonsCF-3B6-3195L-R261985BOS: 1981-1-19MLB--
    50Joel McKeonP6-0185L-L231986SFN: 1982-4-90MLB--
    14Russ Morman1B-LF6-4215R-R241986CHA: 1983-1-28MLB--
    30Gene NelsonP6-0174R-R251981TEX: 1978-30-690MLB--
    20Reid NicholsOF5-11172R-R271980BOS: 1976-12-286MLB--
    42Jack Perconte2B5-10160L-R311980LAN: 1976-16-379MLB--
    5Luis Salazar3B5-9185R-R301980Not draftedMLB--
    24Dave SchmidtP6-1185R-R291981TEX: 1979-26-658MLB--
    36Ray SearageP6-1180L-L311981SLN: 1976-22-518MLB--
    41Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R411967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    22Joel SkinnerC6-4204R-R251983PIT: 1979-37-842MLB--
    58Bobby ThigpenP6-3195R-R221986CHA: 1985-4-85MLB--
    1Wayne TollesonSS-2B5-9160B-R301981TEX: 1978-8-202MLB--
    29Greg Walker1B6-3210L-R261982PHI: 1977-20-511MLB--
    1Kenny WilliamsOF6-1184R-R221986DET: 1985-1-26MLB--

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