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1978 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  71-90   .441
Result:   5th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Larry Doby, Bob Lemon
General Manager:   Roland Hemond
Stadium:  Comiskey Park
Attendance:  1,491,100
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Wilbur Wood (36)
Youngest Player:  Britt Burns (19)
Longest Tenure:  Wilbur Wood (12)
Top Hitter:  Bobby Bonds (9)
Top Pitcher:  Ken Kravec (18)
Top Draft Pick:  David White (#31)

Roster Continuity:  54.98%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
23Lamar Johnson+1b86271968-3-54MLB14849852136232872654346221717.273.329.376705187551392664.6.284
12Eric Soderholm+3b83291968-1-1MLB143457571181712067223944423713.258.318.431749197510364695.1.245
48Ralph Garr+of63321967-3-52MLB11844367122189329752441111009.275.314.377691167478345584.5.298
11Don Kessinger+ss8735UDFA: 1964MLB131431351101811312436340112110.255.312.309621133480348453.5.275
6Jorge Orta+2b-of-27UDFA: 1972MLB11742045115192135312423943479.274.340.421762177477327685.6.272
44Chet Lemon+of70231972-1-22MLB105357511072461355593946828411.300.377.510887182416282737.0.311
15Bill Nahorodny+c-241972-6-123MLB107347298211283510235220445.236.285.349633121380278373.6.254
18Claudell Washington+of-23UDFA: 1972MLB86314338316563155125712247.264.290.404694127333249374.0.302
5Bob Molinaro+of-281968-2-38MLB105286397555627226191232215.262.314.378692108311225404.8.257
16Greg Pryor+3b-ss-281971-6-125MLB82222275811021531111810414.261.298.33863675239174253.9.276
22Thad Bosley+of-211974-4-82MLB662192559512131211133201224.269.308.32963672236179203.0.305
15Wayne Nordhagen+of-291968-7-136MLB6820628621605350151800056.301.310.45176293216156325.5.303
10Ron Blomberg+1b-of-291967-1-1MLB6115616367052200111702111.231.280.37265258169123194.1.230
19Mike Squires+1b-261973-18-429MLB4615025429201944162100231.280.343.36771055171118214.9.318
30Mike Colbern+c-231976-2-32MLB481411138512200113620021.270.281.36264351146107133.3.343
7Alan Bannister+of-2b-261973-1-1MLB491071624320833111211002.224.303.2905923111988103.0.253
25Bobby Bonds+of932UDFA: 1965MLB2690825402862101001112.278.347.3897353510271145.2.291
38Henry Cruz+of-26UDFA: 1978MLB53771317212100181110032.221.292.35164327896683.4.224
1Harry Chappas+ss-201976-6-94MLB2075112010061261110330.267.318.28059821886373.0.299
3Jim Breazeale+1b-281968-1-8MLB2572815303130081000012.208.284.37565927816083.8.200
8Kevin Bell+3b-221974-1-7MLB546891300251051910203.191.257.27953619766031.3.234
17Junior Moore+3b-of-251971-11-248MLB24658190104116700004.292.352.32367521715173.5.328
25Tom Spencer+of-271969-20-468MLB29653121004012900001.185.209.20040913675510.4.214
21Rusty Torres+of-291966-54-811MLB16447143036016700100.318.400.591991265132119.2.324
42Marv Foley+c-241975-17-395MLB11343120006014600001.353.421.35377412382455.2.429
31Joe Gates+2b-23UDFA: 1978MLB824660001104610101.250.379.2506296302023.2.333
65Mike Eden+2b-ss-291971-27-611MLB1017120000004000001.118.286.1184032211611.0.118
3Larry Johnson+c-271968-9-186MLB38010000001400000.125.222.1253471970-1.1.250
37Ron Schueler+p-301967-3-43MLB310100000000000000.000.000.0000000--.000
Totals: (29 players)1615393634142322141106595836840962533206357122.264.317.3796962044595542806974.4.279

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
32Steve Stone+56301969-4-89MLB12124.3730306100212.01961101031984118201.328.320.813.575.010.71.2690.62
27Ken Kravec+18261973-3-69MLB11164.0830307200203.0188104922295154711.398.330.984.216.830.62.2810.90
46Francisco Barrios+4224UDFA: 1973MLB9154.0533329210195.21809388138579311.358.280.603.913.631.08.2620.95
28Wilbur Wood+5936UDFA: 1960MLB10105.2028274010168.018710397237469901.5510.021.233.963.701.07.2911.16
34Jim Willoughby+36291967-11-217MLB163.8659000471393.195414061936101.229.160.581.833.470.53.2931.67
36Lerrin LaGrow+46291969-6-137MLB654.4052000411688.085474393841101.408.690.923.894.190.93.2741.24
37Ron Schueler+-301967-3-43MLB354.30307006081.2765039103939401.418.381.104.304.301.00.2601.03
47Rich Hinton+-311969-4-76MLB264.022942012180.278383652848101.318.700.563.125.360.58.2970.87
24Mike Proly+-271972-9-213MLB522.74146203165.263242041219001.148.630.551.642.600.63.2581.60
52Rich Wortham+-241976-2-27MLB323.0588200059.059242012325801.399.000.153.513.810.92.2971.03
35Pablo Torrealba+-30UDFA: 1979MLB244.71253117157.169373063923001.8810.830.946.123.611.70.3151.17
55Jack Kucek+-251974-2-32MLB233.29105302152.042231952730101.337.270.874.675.190.90.2390.86
41Ross Baumgarten+-231977-20-491MLB225.8774112023.02915153915101.6511.351.173.525.870.60.3510.96
33Steve Trout+-201976-1-8MLB304.0343101022.119101001111001.347.660.004.434.431.00.2641.15
40Britt Burns+-191978-3-70MLB0212.912200007.2141211233002.2216.432.353.523.521.00.3751.63
Totals: (29 players)71904.23161161387123331,40913807316631065867103821.308.810.823.744.530.83.282 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill NahorodnyC10448653116.9800.00 
Mike ColbernC472031971.9690.00 
Wayne NordhagenC12411031.9440.00 
Marv FoleyC1041430.9370.00 
Larry JohnsonC25110.8570.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lamar Johnson1B10888771874.9920.00 
Mike Squires1B4536120129.9970.00 
Jim Breazeale1B191243110.9920.00 
Ron Blomberg1B770312.9860.00 
Bill Nahorodny1B4232001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jorge Orta2B114275290962.9840.00 
Greg Pryor2B355490516.9660.00 
Don Kessinger2B91214021.0000.00 
Joe Gates2B892614.9720.00 
Mike Eden2B453021.0000.00 
Alan Bannister2B23210.8330.00 
Eric Soderholm2B104001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eric Soderholm3B1281282451417.9640.00 
Kevin Bell3B52236456.9460.00 
Greg Pryor3B20124826.9680.00 
Junior Moore3B64820.8570.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don KessingerSS1231713211360.9740.00 
Greg PryorSS28346449.9610.00 
Harry ChappasSS202864081.0000.00 
Alan BannisterSS891413.9580.00 
Mike EdenSS591023.9050.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ralph GarrOF109205592.9590.00 
Chet LemonOF95284852.9830.00 
Claudell WashingtonOF82159670.9590.00 
Thad BosleyOF64155340.9750.00 
Bob MolinaroOF62882001.0000.00 
Henry CruzOF40554021.0000.00 
Wayne NordhagenOF3646231.9410.00 
Tom SpencerOF27522001.0000.00 
Bobby BondsOF2240321.9560.00 
Alan BannisterOF15220001.0000.00 
Rusty TorresOF1427010.9640.00 
Junior MooreOF581001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim WilloughbyP5993111913.9682.90 
Lerrin LaGrowP528842013.9602.45 
Francisco BarriosP331951938001.0002.63 
Ken KravecP3020372531.9141.42 
Ron SchuelerP308151311.9472.00 
Steve StoneP30212122841.9091.70 
Rich HintonP29803810.9171.23 
Wilbur WoodP28168240011.0002.25 
Pablo TorrealbaP25572410.8570.95 
Mike ProlyP146511010.9171.52 
Jack KucekP105245001.0001.56 
Rich WorthamP85909001.0001.37 
Ross BaumgartenP72302001.0000.78 
Steve TroutP42203011.0001.22 
Britt BurnsP2702001.0002.50 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ron BlombergDH36.0000.00 
Lamar JohnsonDH36.0000.00 
Bob MolinaroDH32.0000.00 
Alan BannisterDH19.0000.00 
Wayne NordhagenDH16.0000.00 
Junior MooreDH12.0000.00 
Eric SoderholmDH11.0000.00 
Chet LemonDH10.0000.00 
Ralph GarrDH9.0000.00 
Jim BreazealeDH4.0000.00 
Bobby BondsDH3.0000.00 
Jorge OrtaDH2.0000.00 
Tom SpencerDH2.0000.00 
Kevin BellDH1.0000.00 
Mike ColbernDH1.0000.00 
Henry CruzDH1.0000.00 
Larry JohnsonDH1.0000.00 
Bill NahorodnyDH1.0000.00 
Ron SchuelerDH1.0000.00 
Claudell WashingtonDH1.0000.00 


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