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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
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:
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Luis AparicioSS2762590170
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4553133833104412.272.312.352664.080.205.2780.87104.2220671
38Frank BaumannP2761816
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101052500100.262.318.393711.131.230.4125.0030.52467
7Andy Carey3B291432138
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3
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01401112420421.266.314.392706.126.196.3142.18--56160
45Cam CarreonC232293262
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2701212402217.271.331.354685.083.170.2871.1457.381253
26Wes CovingtonOF2959517
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15004501202.288.333.508841.220.288.2601.2514.83065
14Sammy Esposito3B-SS29941216
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800122100123.170.259.255514.085.213.2031.7594.024109
2Nellie Fox2B3360667152
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512359129315717.251.314.295609.045.140.2500.20303.0179687
28Joe GinsbergC343000000001200100.000.250.000250.000.333.0002.00--05
6Billy Goodman3B3551413
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10007600011.255.339.392731.137.275.2670.8651.02059
28Warren HackerP36901
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0001000100000.111.111.111222.000.000.125----19
21,23Ray HerbertP3153712
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3003810100.226.268.358626.132.189.2332.6726.51957
40Mike HershbergerOF2155917
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005112200101.309.333.364697.055.091.3211.00--2058
20Joe HorlenP237000000000200102.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
44Russ KemmererP291513
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001002700000.200.294.267561.067.200.3753.50--417
1Jim LandisOF2753487151
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8519565714010510.283.358.470828.187.335.2891.0924.3251614
26Don LarsenP312528
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4000500100.320.320.440760.120.120.368--25.01126
36Ted Lepcio3B302000000001001001.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
10Sherm LollarC363373895
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41003722610135.282.350.380730.098.208.2830.5948.1128378
30Dean LookOF236000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
27Turk LownP3714000000000500100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----015
12J.C. Martin1B-3B242742663
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3212213122302.230.285.336621.106.179.2441.4854.892298
15Cal McLishP355429
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0050012400301.167.182.185367.019.037.30024.00--1058
9Minnie MinosoOF3854091151
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8294674616201211.280.352.420772.141.274.2780.6938.6227619
23Gary PetersP24311
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
19Billy PierceP345638
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00030011100602.143.158.143301.000.018.17811.00--863
29Al PilarcikOF3062911
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6119500202.177.282.242524.065.210.1790.5662.01573
32Juan PizarroP24691017
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051051910112.246.293.319612.072.159.3333.80--2276
3Floyd RobinsonOF2543269134
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5974523243314.310.384.465849.155.282.3150.6239.3201488
31Bob RoselliC2938210
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0040001100101.263.263.342605.079.079.370----1339
18Herb ScoreP286000000000500100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
35Bob ShawP2818000000003600201.000.143.000143.000.167.0002.00--023
5Roy Sievers1B3449276145
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92106162640411.295.370.537907.242.368.2901.0218.2264557
16Al Smith3B-OF3353288148
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93445667522717.278.343.506849.227.333.2701.2019.0269597
17Earl Torgeson1B371511
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0001003500011.067.211.067278.000.200.0911.67--119
24Early WynnP413746
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00020031100101.162.225.162387.000.081.2313.67--641
Batting Totals203855567651475216461387041003955061257307151118.265.329.395724.130.240.2751.1140.321976228
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
38Frank Baumann2710135.605323511331872491281172259753021.6411.921.052.823.591.27
21Gerry Staley40035.001600060181710103580001.228.501.502.504.001.60
35Bob Shaw28343.8014103000718540301120312011.4810.771.392.543.931.55
18Herb Score28126.7585100024221918324143101.928.251.139.005.250.58
32Juan Pizarro241473.05392512182194164736617891885041.307.570.784.118.682.11
19Billy Pierce341093.8039285153180190857617541062011.369.500.852.705.301.96
23Gary Peters24001.803000211010220260001.209.000.001.805.403.00
15Cal McLish3510134.393127403116217887792147804011.399.891.172.614.441.70
27Turk Lown37752.765900036111018737311335501001.217.751.163.124.461.43
26Don Larsen31724.142530013274643634529532011.267.780.613.536.451.83
44Russ Kemmerer29334.36472001029610253471026352001.329.460.932.413.251.35
20Joe Horlen23136.5054000017251513213112002.1112.501.006.505.500.85
21,23Ray Herbert31964.042120401013714269621536501101.299.260.982.353.261.39
28Warren Hacker36333.79420002685762262488400011.239.791.261.266.325.00
36Mike Degerick18004.5010000012110101001.509.000.004.500.000.00
46Alan Brice23010.0030000034200330002.3312.000.009.009.001.00
24Early Wynn41823.52171650101108843431147641011.237.200.903.855.241.36
Pitching 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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