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1978 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 71-90 .441
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 634-731 -97
Manager(s): Larry Doby, Bob Lemon
General Manager: Roland Hemond
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,491,100 14/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: David White (#31) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bobby Knoop
First Base Coach: Tony LaRussa
Hitting Coach: Larry Doby
Pitching Coach: Stan Williams
Third Base Coach: Minnie Minoso

#1 Draft Picks

Ron Blomberg (#1), Steve Trout (#8), Chet Lemon (#22)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8775.5375.0
8775.5375.0
7389.45119.0
7190.44120.5
6993.42623.0
56104.35035.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Alan BannisterDH-OF261071624
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0833111211002.224.297.290587.065.168.2531.09--31118
8Kevin Bell3B2268913
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002
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51051910203.191.247.279526.088.176.2343.8034.01975
10Ron BlombergDH291561636
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7
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05
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2200111702111.231.280.372652.141.212.2301.5531.258169
25Bobby BondsOF3290825
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4
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02
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862101001112.278.347.389736.111.267.2911.0045.035102
22Thad BosleyOF212192559
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131211133201224.269.308.329637.059.123.3052.46109.572236
3Jim Breazeale1B2872815
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03
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130081000012.208.284.375659.167.278.2001.2524.02781
1Harry ChappasSS20751120
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0061261110330.267.310.280590.013.080.2991.83--2187
30Mike ColbernC231411138
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200113620021.270.271.362633.092.092.34336.0070.551144
38Henry CruzOF26771317
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100181110032.221.284.351635.130.221.2241.3738.52788
65Mike EdenSS-2B291712
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0000004000001.118.286.118404.000.235.1180.00--221
42Marv FoleyC2434312
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0006014600001.353.421.353774.000.088.4291.50--1238
48Ralph GarrOF3244367122
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29752441111009.275.313.377690.102.160.2981.71147.7167477
31Joe Gates2B232466
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0001104610101.250.357.250607.000.208.3331.50--629
23Lamar Johnson1B2749852136
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72654346221717.273.327.376703.102.191.2841.0762.3187549
3Larry JohnsonC27801
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0000001400000.125.222.125347.000.125.2504.00--19
11Don KessingerSS3543135110
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312436340112110.255.312.309621.053.132.2750.94431.0133480
44Chet LemonOF2335751107
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55593946828411.300.365.510875.210.308.3111.1827.5182408
5Bob MolinaroOF-DH282863975
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27226191232215.262.307.378685.115.238.2570.6347.7108308
17Junior MooreDH2565819
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04116700004.292.352.323675.031.123.3281.17--2171
15Bill NahorodnyC243472982
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3510235220445.236.281.349630.112.182.2542.2643.4121378
15Wayne NordhagenOF292062862
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350151800056.301.310.451761.150.170.3033.6041.293216
6Jorge Orta2B2742045115
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5312423943479.274.335.421756.148.245.2720.9332.3177473
16Greg Pryor2B-SS282222758
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1531111810414.261.295.338633.077.135.2761.64111.075238
37Ron SchuelerP300100000000000000.000.091.00091.000.100.000----00
12Eric Soderholm3B2945757118
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67223944423713.258.312.431743.173.258.2451.1322.9197506
25Tom SpencerOF2765312
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004012900001.185.209.200409.015.031.2144.50--1367
19Mike Squires1B261502542
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01944162100231.280.343.367710.087.193.3181.31--55171
21Rusty TorresOF2944714
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6016700100.318.400.591991.273.386.3241.1714.72651
18Claudell WashingtonOF233143383
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3155125712247.264.288.404692.140.178.3024.7552.3127332
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
46Francisco Barrios9154.043332921019518093881385793171.358.270.603.903.630.93-1.815
28Wilbur Wood10105.2028274010168187103972374699031.5510.021.233.963.700.93-1.783
34Jim Willoughby163.8759000471393954140619361041.239.190.581.843.481.89-2.119
33Steve Trout304.0943101022191010011110001.367.770.004.504.501.00-1.727
35Pablo Torrealba244.74253117157693730639230031.8910.890.956.163.630.59-2.172
32Steve Stone12124.373030610021219611010319841182031.328.320.813.575.011.40-1.292
37Ron Schueler354.283070060817650391039394071.408.341.104.284.281.00-1.347
24Mike Proly522.73146203165632420412190001.148.590.551.642.591.58-2.565
36Lerrin LaGrow654.4052000411688854743938411031.408.690.923.894.191.08-1.520
55Jack Kucek233.29105302152422319527301001.337.270.874.675.191.11-1.057
27Ken Kravec11164.083030720020318810492229515471101.398.330.984.216.831.62-.943
47Rich Hinton264.002942012180783836528481021.318.670.563.115.331.71-1.377
40Britt Burns0212.3722000071412112330002.1215.752.253.383.371.00-2.400
41Ross Baumgarten225.877411202329151539151011.6511.351.173.525.871.67-1.444
52Rich Wortham323.0588200059592420123258001.399.000.153.513.811.09-2.231


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