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1989 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 69-92 .429
Rank: 7th in American League West
Run Differential: 693-750 -57
Roster Continuity 73.82% 13/26
Manager(s): Jeff Torborg
General Manager: Larry Himes
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Payroll: $ 7,595,561 26/26
Attendance: 1,045,651 25/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Frank Thomas (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Dave LaRoche
First Base Coach: Ron Clark
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Sammy Ellis
Third Base Coach: Terry Bevington

#1 Draft Picks

Harold Baines (#1), Eddie Williams (#4), Richard Dotson (#7), Daryl Boston (#7), Robin Ventura (#10), 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 1989 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    3Harold BainesOF6-2195L-L301980CHA: 1977-1-1MLB--
    35Jeff BittigerP5-10175R-R271986NYN: 1980-7-157MLB--
    8Daryl BostonCF-LF6-3203L-L261984CHA: 1981-1-7MLB--
    22Ivan CalderonLF-RF6-1205R-R271984Not draftedMLB--
    31John DavisP6-7215R-R261987KCA: 1981-7-178MLB--
    34Richard DotsonP6-0204R-R301979CAL: 1977-1-7MLB--
    56Wayne EdwardsP6-5185L-L251989CHA: 1985-10-241MLB--
    72Carlton FiskC6-2220R-R411969BOS: 1967-1-4MLB--
    7Scott FletcherSS-2B5-11173R-R301981CHN: 1979-1-6MLB--
    17Dave GallagherCF-RF6-0180R-R281987OAK: 1980-1-3MLB--
    13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11150L-R251985Not draftedMLB--
    15Jerry HairstonOF5-10190B-R371973CHA: 1970-3-54MLB--
    27,54Jack HardyP6-2175R-R291989CHA: 1981-21-526MLB--
    27,52Greg HibbardP6-0180L-L241989KCA: 1986-16-417MLB--
    45,57Shawn HillegasP6-3190R-R241987LAN: 1984-1-4MLB--
    1Lance JohnsonCF5-11165L-L251987SLN: 1984-6-139MLB--
    50Barry JonesP6-4225R-R261986PIT: 1984-3-69MLB--
    20Ron KarkoviceC6-1215R-R251986CHA: 1982-1-14MLB--
    36Eric KingP6-2215R-R251986Not draftedMLB--
    42Ron KittleOF-1B6-4220R-R311982UDFAMLB--
    47Bill LongP6-0185R-R291985SDN: 1981-2-32MLB--
    12Steve LyonsCF-3B6-3195L-R291985BOS: 1981-1-19MLB--
    14Fred Manrique2B-SS6-1175R-R271981Not draftedMLB--
    24Carlos Martinez1B-3B6-5175R-R231988Not draftedMLB--
    49Tom McCarthyP6-0180R-R281985BOS: 1979-7-182MLB--
    7Matt MerulloC6-2200L-R231989CHA: 1986-7-179MLB--
    26Russ Morman1B-LF6-4215R-R271986CHA: 1983-1-28MLB--
    30Donn PallP6-1179R-R271988CHA: 1985-23-579MLB--
    44Dan PasquaRF-LF6-0205L-L271985NYA: 1982-3-76MLB--
    38,34Ken PattersonP6-4210L-L241988NYA: 1985-3-77MLB--
    33Melido PerezP6-4180R-R231987Not draftedMLB--
    43Adam PetersonP6-3190R-R231987CHA: 1984-5-132MLB--
    41Jerry ReussP6-5217L-L401969SLN: 1967-2-30MLB--
    28Billy Jo Robidoux1B6-1200L-R251985MIL: 1982-6-157MLB--
    46Steve RosenbergP6-0185L-L241988NYA: 1986-4-106MLB--
    15Jeff SchaeferSS-3B5-10170R-R291989BAL: 1981-12-310MLB--
    54Jose SeguraP5-11180R-R261988Not draftedMLB--
    25Sammy SosaRF6-0220R-R201989Not draftedMLB--
    37Bobby ThigpenP6-3195R-R251986CHA: 1985-4-85MLB--
    21Robin Ventura3B6-1198L-R211989CHA: 1988-1-10MLB--
    29Greg Walker1B6-3210L-R291982PHI: 1977-20-511MLB--
    25Eddie Williams1B-3B6-0210R-R241986NYN: 1983-1-4MLB--

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