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1961 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-76 .531
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 765-726 + 39
Roster Continuity 80.91% 6/16
Manager(s): Al Lopez
General Manager: Hank Greenberg (1961-08-26), Ed Short
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,146,019 7/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Cooney
Bullpen Coach: Ray Berres
First Base Coach: Don Gutteridge
Third Base Coach: Tony Cuccinello
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10953.673--
10161.6238.0
9567.58614.0
8676.53123.0
7883.48430.5
7686.46933.0
7090.43738.0
7091.43538.5
61100.37947.5
61100.37947.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Luis AparicioSS27   62590170
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4553133833104412.272.313.352665.080.205.2780.87104.2220672
2Nellie Fox2B33   60667152
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5
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512359129315717.251.323.295618.045.140.2500.20303.0179696
9Minnie MinosoOF38   54091151
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8294674616201211.280.369.420789.141.274.2780.6938.6227635
1Jim LandisOF27   53487151
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8519565714010510.283.362.470832.187.335.2891.0924.3251618
16Al Smith3B-OF33   53288148
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93445667522717.278.348.506854.227.333.2701.2019.0269602
5Roy Sievers1B34   49276145
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92106162640411.295.377.537914.242.368.2901.0218.2264563
3Floyd RobinsonOF25   43269134
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5974523243314.310.389.465854.155.282.3150.6239.3201492
10Sherm LollarC36   3373895
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41003722610135.282.360.380740.098.208.2830.5948.1128384
12J.C. Martin1B-3B24   2742663
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3212213122302.230.290.336626.106.179.2441.4854.892300
45Cam CarreonC23   2293262
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2701212402217.271.331.354685.083.170.2871.1457.381253
7Andy Carey3B29   1432138
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01401112420421.266.323.392715.126.196.3142.18--56162
14Sammy Esposito3B-SS29   941216
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800122100123.170.259.255514.085.213.2031.7594.024109
32Juan PizarroP24   691017
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051051910112.246.303.319622.072.159.3333.80--2277
29Al PilarcikOF30   62911
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6119500202.177.282.242524.065.210.1790.5662.01573
38Frank BaumannP27   61816
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101052500100.262.318.393711.131.230.4125.0030.52467
26Wes CovingtonOF29   59517
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15004501202.288.333.508841.220.288.2601.2514.83065
19Billy PierceP34   5638
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00030011100602.143.158.143301.000.018.17811.00--863
40Mike HershbergerOF21   55917
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005112200101.309.333.364697.055.091.3211.00--2058
15Cal McLishP35   5429
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0050012400301.167.182.185367.019.037.30024.00--1058
21,23Ray HerbertP31   53712
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3003810100.226.281.358639.132.189.2332.6726.51958
6Billy Goodman3B35   51413
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10007600011.255.339.392731.137.275.2670.8651.02059
31Bob RoselliC29   38210
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0040001100101.263.263.342605.079.079.370----1339
24Early WynnP41   3746
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00020031100101.162.225.162387.000.081.2313.67--641
26Don LarsenP31   2528
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4000500100.320.320.440760.120.120.368--25.01126
35Bob ShawP28   18000000003600201.000.143.000143.000.167.0002.00--023
44Russ KemmererP29   1513
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001002700000.200.294.267561.067.200.3753.50--417
17Earl Torgeson1B37   1511
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0001003500011.067.211.067278.000.200.0911.67--119
27Turk LownP37   14000000000500100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----015
28Warren HackerP36   901
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0001000100000.111.111.111222.000.000.125----19
20Joe HorlenP23   7000000000200102.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
30Dean LookOF23   6000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
18Herb ScoreP28   6000000000500100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
28Joe GinsbergC34   3000000001200100.000.250.000250.000.333.0002.00--05
23Gary PetersP24   311
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
36Ted Lepcio3B30   2000000001001001.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
Batting Totals203855567651475216461387041003955061257307151118.265.329.395724.130.240.2751.1140.321976228
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Juan Pizarro24   1473.05392512182194.2164736617891885041.307.570.784.118.682.11
38Frank Baumann27   10135.60532351133187.22491281172259753021.6411.921.052.823.591.27
19Billy Pierce34   1093.8039285153180.0190857617541062011.369.500.852.705.301.96
15Cal McLish35   10134.3931274031162.117887792147804011.399.891.172.614.441.70
21,23Ray Herbert31   964.0421204010137.214269621536501101.299.260.982.353.261.39
24Early Wynn41   823.5217165010110.18843431147641011.237.200.903.855.241.36
27Turk Lown37   752.76590003611101.08737311335501001.217.751.163.124.461.43
44Russ Kemmerer29   334.364720010296.210253471026352001.329.460.932.413.251.35
26Don Larsen31   724.142530013274.1643634529532011.267.780.613.536.451.83
35Bob Shaw28   343.801410300071.18540301120312011.4810.771.392.543.931.55
28Warren Hacker36   333.794200026857.162262488400011.239.791.261.266.325.00
18Herb Score28   126.7585100024.1221918324143101.928.251.139.005.250.58
21Gerry Staley40   035.00160006018.01710103580001.228.501.502.504.001.60
20Joe Horlen23   136.5054000017.2251513213112002.1112.501.006.505.500.85
23Gary Peters24   001.8030002110.110220260001.209.000.001.805.403.00
46Alan Brice23   010.003000003.14200330002.3312.000.009.009.001.00
36Mike Degerick18   004.501000001.22110101001.509.000.004.500.000.00
Batting Totals86764.064231633931243314491491726653158498814292121.379.260.983.095.061.63
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sherm LollarC1074644816.9980.00
Cam CarreonC713952526.9950.00
Bob RoselliC10323001.0000.00
Joe GinsbergC230001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy Sievers1B132109694893.9930.00
J.C. Martin1B6031429427.9880.00
Billy Goodman1B260001.0000.00
Earl Torgeson1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Nellie Fox2B1594134071597.9820.00
Sammy Esposito2B112316031.0000.00
Billy Goodman2B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al Smith3B80581611212.9480.00
Andy Carey3B54267344.9610.00
J.C. Martin3B363989611.9550.00
Sammy Esposito3B28103015.9760.00
Billy Goodman3B741311.9440.00
Ted Lepcio3B10010.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Luis AparicioSS1562644873086.9620.00
Sammy EspositoSS20183923.9660.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Minnie MinosoOF14727310132.9560.00
Jim LandisOF139389953.9880.00
Floyd RobinsonOF106218720.9910.00
Al SmithOF71123330.9770.00
Al PilarcikOF1732220.9440.00
Wes CovingtonOF1416220.9000.00
Mike HershbergerOF13292001.0000.00
Dean LookOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Turk LownP5910161521.9131.87
Frank BaumannP53187143711.9812.45
Russ KemmererP479682122.9352.71
Warren HackerP425714001.0000.79
Billy PierceP3918073131.9271.90
Juan PizarroP3919482231.9091.39
Cal McLishP311621632011.0002.67
Don LarsenP2574413001.0002.06
Ray HerbertP21137142424.9502.49
Early WynnP17110411001.0001.23
Gerry StaleyP161823001.0002.50
Bob ShawP147141210.9412.03
Herb ScoreP82415001.0002.24
Joe HorlenP51733011.0003.14
Alan BriceP330000.0000.00
Gary PetersP31036011.0008.02
Mike DegerickP1101001.0007.50


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