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1947 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 70-84 .455
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 553-661 -108
Roster Continuity 74.30% 8/16
Manager(s): Ted Lyons
General Manager:
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 876,948 14/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Buster Mills
Assistant Coach: Mule Haas
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8569.55212.0
8371.53914.0
8074.51917.0
7876.50619.0
7084.45527.0
6490.41633.0
5995.38338.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
38,9Dave PhilleyOF27   143551551422511245211635391514.258.303.354657.096.169.2751.11275.5195592
4Luke ApplingSS40   139503671542908498664281415.306.386.412798.105.237.3130.4462.9207572
47Don Kolloway2B28   1244854913525423511417340722.278.303.359662.080.130.2962.00242.5174509
5,36Bob KennedyOF26   115428471121936483418380212.262.291.362653.100.140.2762.1171.3155448
6Taffy WrightOF35   12440148130130454864817159.324.398.387785.062.187.3320.35100.3155455
3Rudy York1B33   102400409718415641036550112.243.305.420725.178.270.2481.5326.7168437
8Floyd Baker3B30   1053716198123022976628025.264.375.313688.049.232.2860.42--116439
28,7Cass Michaels2B-3B21   110355319715433410539283714.273.350.363713.090.214.2900.72118.3129404
15Mike TreshC33   90274196662020202626219.241.311.277588.036.139.2661.00--76303
2Thurman TuckerOF29   892542860941171043825010.236.336.315651.079.252.2590.66254.080293
19George DickeyC31   83211154760127423425012.223.331.265596.043.213.2490.74211.056246
7,12Jack WallaesaSS-OF27   81205254091732222351105.195.279.351630.156.268.2242.2229.372229
24,25Ralph HodginOF31   59180265310312410134326.294.352.400752.106.183.2970.31180.072198
3Jake Jones1B26   45171154171320101325104.240.297.345642.105.187.2661.9257.059185
48Ed LopatP29   3596519300110046042.198.230.229459.031.073.2111.50--22104
35Joe HaynesP29   296571720060007011.262.262.292554.031.031.293----1966
17Frank PapishP29   385815000200115062.086.102.086188.000.017.11615.00--565
45Orval GroveP27   254827200100516011.146.226.188414.042.146.2193.20--954
26Joe StephensonC26   16353500030017200.143.211.143354.000.029.1797.00--538
36Bob GillespieP27   253322000000312002.061.139.061200.000.091.0954.00--236
27Thornton LeeP40   212906000100211000.207.258.207465.000.069.3335.50--631
25,49Earl HarristP27   33241500010008020.208.208.208416.000.000.313----526
34Red RuffingP43   14242500030013001.208.240.208448.000.042.2383.00--525
5,24Loyd ChristopherOF27   7231501000124002.217.280.304584.087.130.2632.00--725
29Johnny RigneyP32   11140000000003011.000.000.0000.000.000.000----015
28Pete GebrianP23   27130000000004011.000.000.0000.000.000.000----014
46Earl CaldwellP42   4070000000001010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
37Gordon MaltzbergerP34   3372110000024010.143.333.286619.143.429.3332.00--210
49,18Eddie SmithP33   1561100000001000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
14Joe Kuhel41   330000000003000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
Batting Totals1781527455313502114153519915749152815056142.256.319.342661.086.185.2761.0899.518025821
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
48Ed Lopat29   16132.81313122300252.2241887917731090001.248.570.602.603.881.49
17Frank Papish29   12123.2638266193199.01858272698796001.428.370.274.433.570.81
35Joe Haynes29   1462.4229227250182.01746549561504101.298.600.253.022.470.82
45Orval Grove27   684.4325196110135.215878671070333001.6810.460.664.632.180.47
36Bob Gillespie27   584.7325171040118.01337162453366001.5810.140.314.042.750.68
25,49Earl Harrist27   383.543340012593.2854837349554001.438.140.294.695.271.12
27Thornton Lee40   374.452111215186.2865043556571001.638.900.525.795.901.02
28Pete Gebrian23   234.502740010566.1614033733176001.428.320.954.502.320.52
37Gordon Maltzberger34   143.383300022563.2612624425220001.348.580.563.523.090.88
46Earl Caldwell42   143.674000030854.1532322430220001.548.830.675.003.670.73
34Red Ruffing43   356.1199100053.0633936716113001.4910.701.192.721.870.69
29Johnny Rigney32   231.94117203050.2421511315191001.127.410.532.653.351.27
49,18Eddie Smith33   137.36155006033.1403627124121001.9410.910.276.553.270.50
-Hi Bithorn31   100.002000102.02000000001.009.000.000.000.00--
Batting Totals70843.6433915547810827139113846615627660352235101.438.950.493.903.380.87
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike TreshC8931338910.9750.00
George DickeyC802853555.9850.00
Joe StephensonC1342520.9590.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rudy York1B102932715106.9950.00
Jake Jones1B4344431649.9880.00
Don Kolloway1B1199819.9910.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don Kolloway2B992743062376.9620.00
Cass Michaels2B60160175652.9820.00
Floyd Baker2B132011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Floyd Baker3B10184253728.9800.00
Cass Michaels3B44488999.9380.00
Don Kolloway3B851731.8800.00
Dave Philley3B416011.0000.00
Luke Appling3B211001.0000.00
Bob Kennedy3B112001.0000.00
Jack Wallaesa3B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Luke ApplingSS1292324223586.9490.00
Jack WallaesaSS275594522.9680.00
Cass MichaelsSS223001.0000.00
Floyd BakerSS113001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave PhilleyOF133355952.9860.00
Bob KennedyOF106204873.9680.00
Taffy WrightOF100198661.9710.00
Thurman TuckerOF65171542.9780.00
Ralph HodginOF4199210.9900.00
Jack WallaesaOF22741001.0000.00
Loyd ChristopherOF7191011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Earl CaldwellP40541610.8751.16
Frank PapishP38199112722.9501.72
Earl HarristP339331811.9552.03
Gordon MaltzbergerP3363414011.0002.56
Ed LopatP31252123620.9601.71
Joe HaynesP29182122925.9532.03
Pete GebrianP27662910.9171.50
Bob GillespieP2511843510.9752.97
Orval GroveP25135111911.9682.00
Thornton LeeP218641521.9051.98
Eddie SmithP15332320.7141.36
Johnny RigneyP115021512.9443.05
Red RuffingP95327011.0001.53
Hi BithornP220000.0000.00


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