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1978 Chicago White SoxSeason Roster
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Eric Soderholm played for the 1978 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record71-90 (5th in American League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank19th
BallparkComiskey Park
ManagerBob Lemon,Larry DobyGeneral Manager
CoachesLarry Doby (Hitting Coach), Bobby Knoop (Assistant Coach), Tony La Russa (First Base Coach), Minnie Minoso (Third Base Coach), Stan Williams (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDavid White (#31)
Attendance1,491,100 (Rank: 14th)
Minor League AffiliatesIowa Oaks (AAA) 66-70 ... Knoxville Sox (AA) 88-56 ... Appleton Foxes (A) 97-40 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1978 Chicago White Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 Chicago White Sox Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
7Alan BannisterDH-OF5-11 175 R-R 1951-09-03 26Montebello,California MLB1973-19851974-1985Kennedy (La Palma,CA)Arizona St
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
46Francisco BarriosP6-3 195 R-R 1953-08-10 24Hermosillo,Mexico MLB1971-19811974-1981  
1973-   UDFA-SFN
 
41Ross BaumgartenP6-1 180 L-L 1955-05-27 23Highland Park,Illinois MLB1977-19831978-1982New Trier (Winnetka,IL)Florida
1977-20- 491-CHA
 
8Kevin Bell3B6-0 195 R-R 1955-07-13 22Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19821976-1982Northview (Covina,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1974- 1-   7-CHA
 
10Ron BlombergDH6-1 205 L-R 1948-08-23 29Atlanta,Georgia MLB1967-19781969-1978Druid Hills (Atlanta,GA)Georgia Perimeter Col
1967- 1-   1-NYA
 
25Bobby BondsOF6-1 190 R-R 1946-03-15 32Riverside,California MLB1965-19821968-1981Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)
1964-   UDFA-SFN
 
22Thad BosleyOF6-3 175 L-L 1956-09-17 21Oceanside,California MLB1974-19901977-1990Oceanside (Oceanside,CA)Mira Costa Col
1974- 4-  82-CAL
 
3Jim Breazeale1B6-2 210 L-R 1949-10-03 28Houston,Texas MLB1968-19791969-1978  
1968- 1-   8-ATL
 
40Britt BurnsP6-5 218 L-L 1959-06-08 19Houston,Texas MLB1978-19901978-1985Huffman (Birmingham,AL)
1978- 3-  70-CHA
 
1Harry ChappasSS5-3 150 B-R 1957-10-26 20Mount Rainier,Maryland MLB1976-19831978-1980Nova (Davie,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1976- 6-  94-CHA
 
30Mike ColbernC6-3 205 R-R 1955-04-19 23Santa Monica,California MLB1976-19821978-1979Hawthorne (Hawthorne,CA)Arizona St
1976- 2-  32-CHA
 
38Henry CruzOF6-0 175 L-L 1952-02-27 26Christiansted,Virgin Islands MLB1975-19811975-1978  
1971-   UDFA-LAN
 
65Mike EdenSS-2B5-10 170 B-R 1949-05-22 29Fort Clayton,California MLB1971-19801976-1978   So.Illinois U.
1971-27- 620-CLE
 
42Marv FoleyC6-0 195 L-R 1953-08-29 24Stanford,Kentucky MLB1972-19861978-1984Henry Clay (Lexington,KY)Kentucky
1975-17- 395-CHA
 
48Ralph GarrOF5-11 197 L-R 1945-12-12 32Monroe,Louisiana MLB1967-19801968-1980Lincoln (Ruston,LA)Grambling St
1967- 3-  52-ATL
 
31Joe Gates2B5-7 175 L-R 1954-10-03 23Gary,Indiana MLB1977-19821978-1979Roosevelt (Gary,IN)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1973-   UDFA-KCA
 
47Rich HintonP6-2 185 L-L 1947-05-22 31Tucson,Arizona MLB1969-19791971-1979Marana (Marana,AZ)Arizona
1969- 4-  76-CLE
 
23Lamar Johnson1B6-2 225 R-R 1950-09-02 27Bessemer,Alabama MLB1968-19821974-1982Wenonah (Birmingham,AL)Lawson St CC
1968- 3-  54-CHA
 
3Larry JohnsonC6-0 185 R-R 1950-08-17 27Cleveland,Ohio MLB1968-19811972-1978East Technical (Cleveland,OH)
1968- 9- 186-CLE
 
11Don KessingerSS6-1 175 B-R 1942-07-17 35Forrest City,Arkansas MLB1964-19791964-1979Forrest City (Forrest City,AR)Mississippi
1964-   UDFA-CHN
 
27Ken KravecP6-2 185 L-L 1951-07-29 26Cleveland,Ohio MLB1973-19871975-1982Mid Park (Middleburgh Heights,OH)Ashland U.
1973- 3-  69-CHA
 
55Jack KucekP6-2 200 R-R 1953-06-08 25Warren,Ohio MLB1972-19811974-1980Newton Falls (Newton Falls,OH)Miami U.
1974- 2-  32-CHA
 
36Lerrin LaGrowP6-5 220 R-R 1948-07-08 29Phoenix,Arizona MLB1969-19801970-1980   Arizona St
1969- 6- 139-DET
 
44Chet LemonOF6-0 190 R-R 1955-02-12 23Jackson,Mississippi MLB1972-19901975-1990Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1972- 1-  22-OAK
 
5Bob MolinaroOF-DH6-0 190 L-R 1950-05-21 28Newark,New Jersey MLB1968-19851975-1983Essex Catholic (East Orange,NJ)
1968- 2-  38-DET
 
17Junior MooreDH5-11 185 R-R 1953-01-25 25Waskom,Texas MLB1971-19801976-1980Kennedy (Richmond,CA)
1971-11- 257-ATL
 
15Bill NahorodnyC6-2 200 R-R 1953-08-31 24Hamtramck,Michigan MLB1972-19851976-1984Hamtramck (Hamtramck,MI)St. Clair County CC
1972- 6- 123-PHI
 
15Wayne NordhagenOF6-2 205 R-R 1948-07-04 29Thief River Falls,Minnesota MLB1968-19831976-1983Glide (Glide,OR)Treasure Valley CC
1968- 7- 136-NYA
 
6Jorge Orta2B5-10 170 L-R 1950-11-26 27Mazatlan,Mexico MLB1968-19871972-1987  
1971-   UDFA-CHA
 
24Mike ProlyP6-0 185 R-R 1950-12-15 27Jamaica,New York MLB1972-19841976-1983Chaminade (Mineola,NY)St. John's U.
1972- 9- 213-SLN
 
16Greg Pryor2B-SS6-0 186 R-R 1949-10-02 28Marietta,Ohio MLB1970-19861976-1986Maynard Evans (Orlando,FL)Florida So.Col
1971- 6- 130-WS2
 
37Ron SchuelerP6-4 205 R-R 1948-04-18 30Catharine,Kansas MLB1967-19791972-1979Hays (Hays,KS)
1967- 3-  43-ATL
 
12Eric Soderholm3B5-11 187 R-R 1948-09-24 29Cortland,New York MLB1968-19801971-1980Coral Park (Miami,FL)South Georgia St
1968- 1-   1-MIN
 
25Tom SpencerOF6-0 170 R-R 1951-02-28 27Gallipolis,Ohio MLB1977-19811978-1978Gallia Academy (Galliopolis,OH)
1969-20- 470-CIN
 
19Mike Squires1B5-11 185 L-L 1952-03-05 26Kalamazoo,Michigan MLB1973-19851975-1985Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo,MI)Western Michigan U.
1973-18- 429-CHA
 
32Steve StoneP5-10 175 R-R 1947-07-14 30Euclid,Ohio MLB1969-19811971-1981Brush (Lyndhurst,OH)Kent St
1969- 4-  89-SFN
 
35Pablo TorrealbaP5-9 175 L-L 1948-04-28 30Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB1975-19791975-1979  
1966-   UDFA-ATL
 
21Rusty TorresOF5-10 180 B-R 1948-09-30 29Aguadilla,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19811971-1980New York Vocational (Jamaica,NY)
1966-54- 811-NYA
 
33Steve TroutP6-4 195 L-L 1957-07-30 20Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19901978-1989Thornwood (South Holland,IL)
1976- 1-   8-CHA
 
18Claudell WashingtonOF6-0 190 L-L 1954-08-31 23Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19901974-1990Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1972-   UDFA-OAK
 
34Jim WilloughbyP6-2 185 R-R 1949-01-31 29Salinas,California MLB1967-19791971-1978Gustine (Gustine,CA)
1967-11- 218-SFN
 
28Wilbur WoodP6-0 180 R-L 1941-10-22 36Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1960-19781961-1978Belmont (Belmont,MA)
1960-   UDFA-BOS
 
52Rich WorthamP6-0 185 R-L 1953-10-22 24Odessa,Texas MLB1973-19831978-1983Odessa (Odessa,TX)Texas
1976- 2-  27-CHA
 
43 Players