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1956 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  85-69   .552
Result:   3rd in American League
Manager(s):  Marty Marion
General Manager:   Charlie Comiskey
Stadium:  Comiskey Park
Attendance:  1,000,090
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellis Kinder (41)
Youngest Player:  Jim Derrington (16)
Longest Tenure:  Billy Pierce (8)
Top Hitter:  Minnie Minoso (2)
Top Pitcher:  Billy Pierce (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  77.01%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Cleveland8866.5719.0
Chi White Sox8569.55212.0
Boston8470.54513.0
Detroit8272.53215.0
Baltimore6985.44828.0
Washington5995.38338.0
KC Athletics52102.33845.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
2Nellie Fox2b828-MLB154649109192201045284441410113519.296.347.3760244721498985.3.296
9Minnie Minosoof233-MLB1515451061722911218812686402344710.316.425.52510002866654001409.4.308
11Luis Aparicioss2422UDFA: 1954MLB152533691421963562143463121419.266.311.3410182583419634.1.297
14Larry Dobyof1632-MLB14050489135223241020110210546457.268.392.46602356193861027.1.292
7Jim Riveraof2533-MLB139491761252351266209497532663.255.322.3950194555390714.9.276
10Sherm Lollarc2731-MLB1364505513228211752053341642619.293.383.4380197527345856.7.294
8Walt Dropo1b6133-MLB1253614296131852103751325615.266.334.3740135412291474.3.286
3Fred Hatfield3b-2b4531-MLB10632146849173310373683347.262.349.3610116373251464.9.273
6Dave Philleyof4636-MLB86279447414244713282710269.265.328.3730104316225384.5.276
48Sammy Esposito3b-ss-24-MLB8118430428232512411920524.228.371.342063234155295.1.238
12Les Mossc-31-MLB56127203140102200181500207.244.338.512100065147105235.9.206
19Billy Piercep6829-MLB3910261600030032210703.157.189.15701611396-2-0.5.200
5Bubba Phillips3b-of-28-MLB67991627602111261210100.273.321.39403910775145.0.294
22Dick Donovanp-28-MLB449010204031500143011112.222.330.36703310774103.8.293
1George Kell3b3933-MLB218072550111008600213.312.371.4120339161146.0.324
29Jack Harshmanp-28-MLB36718121061900112100410.169.277.437031876493.9.133
30Jim Wilsonp-34-MLB286261920180011300212.306.312.387024664873.8.367
42Ron Jackson1b-22-MLB2256712301410101301002.214.333.321018664663.6.262
6,32Ron Northeyof-36-MLB534841720323008102042.354.417.5831000286037139.6.292
25Jim Delsingof-30-MLB5541115300210101300100.122.294.19508523731.9.179
18Bob Niemanof2129-MLB14403121024014402004.300.364.475019443364.6.294
21,66Gerry Staleyp-35-MLB2632230001012600100.094.147.094033531-2-1.4.115
15Bob Keeganp-35-MLB2032240001004700401.125.222.1250440330-0.2.160
28Dixie Howellp-36-MLB3417440023002600000.235.316.588100010191336.6.222
30Bob Kennedyof-3b-35-MLB813010000002400000.077.200.0770115120-1.1.111
3Jim Brideweserss-2b-29-MLB1011021001000310000.182.250.2730312912.1.250
24Howie Polletp-35-MLB128130001000300100.375.375.375039614.1.600
31Paul LaPalmep-32-MLB296000001000300100.000.000.0000077--.000
16Mike Fornielesp-24-MLB65011000000100100.200.200.400026513.0.250
36Jim McDonaldp-29-MLB85100000001300000.000.167.0000065-1-2.8.000
36Morrie Martinp-33-MLB105110000001100000.200.333.200016402.5.250
26Earl Batteyc-21-MLB44110000001100002.250.400.2500155--.333
20Sandy Consuegrap-35-MLB284000000000200000.000.000.0000044--.000
25Cal Abramsof-32-MLB43010000002100000.333.600.3331000152112.6.500
44Connie Johnsonp-33-MLB53000000000100000.000.000.0000033--.000
18Jim Derringtonp-16-MLB12010000000100000.500.500.500012109.91.000
27Ellis Kinderp-41-MLB292000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
32Harry Byrdp-31-MLB31000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (38 players)1545286776141221843128726703361965875308656130.267.349.3977462100612241798205.3.282

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
19Billy Pierce429-MLB2093.32353321121276.126110810224100192611.318.500.783.266.250.52--0.67
22Dick Donovan1228-MLB12103.64343114320234.221299952259120511.158.130.842.264.600.49--1.10
29Jack Harshman928-MLB15113.10343015430226.2183857814102143701.267.270.564.055.680.71--0.60
30Jim Wilson2034-MLB9124.0628216340159.21498272157082321.378.400.853.954.620.85--0.84
15Bob Keegan-35-MLB573.9320164010105.11195646153532101.4610.171.282.992.731.09--0.89
21,66Gerry Staley-35-MLB832.9226105060101.2983733112025101.168.680.971.772.210.80--1.63
28Dixie Howell3836-MLB564.623410018464.179393333628401.7911.050.425.043.921.29--1.35
31Paul LaPalme-32-MLB312.362900014245.231141222723201.276.110.395.324.531.17--1.04
20Sandy Consuegra-35-MLB125.172810012338.14525220117001.4610.570.002.581.641.57--1.44
27Ellis Kinder4341-MLB312.732900019329.2331092819001.3810.010.612.435.760.42--0.68
24Howie Pollet-35-MLB314.10114001026.127151221114101.449.230.683.764.780.79--1.06
36Jim McDonald-29-MLB028.6883000018.22918182710101.9313.980.963.374.820.70--1.73
36Morrie Martin-33-MLB104.91100003018.1211010179101.5310.310.493.444.420.78--0.85
16Mike Fornieles-24-MLB014.6060000015.22298166001.7912.640.573.453.451.00--0.63
44Connie Johnson1533-MLB013.6552002012.11155176101.468.030.735.114.381.17--1.14
18Jim Derrington-16-MLB017.501100006.0965263012.5013.503.009.004.502.00--2.25
32Harry Byrd-31-MLB0110.383100004.1965040003.0018.690.008.310.00----0.63
31Jerry Dahlke-26-MLB0019.295000102.1555061004.7119.290.0023.143.866.00--2.50
27Bill Fischer-25-MLB0021.603000101.2644012004.2032.400.005.4010.800.50--0.50
24Dick Marlowe-27-MLB009.001000001.0211110003.0018.009.009.000.00------
Totals: (38 players)85693.73154154651189131,38913516345751285247223351.468.750.763.404.680.73-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Sherm LollarC1326794056.9930.00 
Les MossC491491011.9940.00 
Earl BatteyC34010.8000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Walt Dropo1B11785550695.9930.00 
Dave Philley1B5129917731.9780.00 
Ron Jackson1B19138110161.0000.00 
George Kell1B4193041.0000.00 
Minnie Minoso1B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Nellie Fox2B15447839612124.9860.00 
Sammy Esposito2B322011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Fred Hatfield3B100831891121.9610.00 
Sammy Esposito3B6141109617.9620.00 
George Kell3B181728001.0000.00 
Minnie Minoso3B82620.8000.00 
Bob Kennedy3B643021.0000.00 
Bubba Phillips3B222011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Luis AparicioSS1522504743591.9540.00 
Sammy EspositoSS19921011.0000.00 
Jim BrideweserSS1041111.9370.00 
Fred HatfieldSS312001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Minnie MinosoOF1482841081.9740.00 
Larry DobyOF137371452.9870.00 
Jim RiveraOF134271974.9760.00 
Bubba PhillipsOF35592011.0000.00 
Dave PhilleyOF30502001.0000.00 
Jim DelsingOF2921110.9570.00 
Bob NiemanOF10240001.0000.00 
Ron NortheyOF441001.0000.00 
Cal AbramsOF220001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy PierceP3527643332.9251.21 
Dick DonovanP34234114614.9832.19 
Jack HarshmanP3422622943.8861.23 
Dixie HowellP346421222.8751.97 
Ellis KinderP292922001.0001.23 
Paul LaPalmeP2945111011.0002.39 
Sandy ConsuegraP28381810.9002.13 
Jim WilsonP28159725011.0001.81 
Gerry StaleyP26101423021.0002.40 
Bob KeeganP2010561810.9602.06 
Howie PolletP112616001.0002.41 
Morrie MartinP10180411.8001.99 
Jim McDonaldP8181310.8001.98 
Mike FornielesP61512001.0001.78 
Jerry DahlkeP5201001.0004.29 
Connie JohnsonP51212001.0002.23 
Harry ByrdP3402001.0004.39 
Bill FischerP3110001.0007.50 
Jim DerringtonP160000.0000.00 
Dick MarloweP110000.0000.00 


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