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1979 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  73-87   .456
Result:   5th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Don Kessinger, Tony LaRussa
General Manager:   Roland Hemond
Stadium:  Comiskey Park
Attendance:  1,280,702
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Don Kessinger (36)
Youngest Player:  Britt Burns (20)
Longest Tenure:  Jorge Orta (8)
Top Hitter:  Chet Lemon (15)
Top Pitcher:  Ken Kravec (13)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Buechele (#9)

Roster Continuity:  75.84%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
50Chet Lemon+of15241972-1-22MLB14855679177442178671156681363415.318.391.49602766324121147.5.337
7Alan Bannister+of-2b49271973-1-1MLB13650671144288255226434031449.285.342.3830194560385795.5.303
11Lamar Johnson+1b82281968-3-54MLB133479601482911274824156210423.309.363.4490215526360816.1.328
16Greg Pryor+3b-ss-291971-6-125MLB14347660131233334343541217516.275.324.3550169525377594.2.293
18Claudell Washington+of4824UDFA: 1972MLB13147179132335136619112893372410.280.322.4540214508366715.2.322
6Jorge Orta+2b-of-28UDFA: 1972MLB1133254985183114615443312346.262.348.4370142377258565.9.260
48Ralph Garr+of-331967-3-52MLB102307348610293924171910225.280.318.4140127329234455.2.274
25Mike Squires+1b-271973-18-429MLB1222954478101222155229235210.264.318.325096326239343.9.266
12Jim Morrison+3b-2b-261974-5-99MLB6724038661401435113154840732.275.324.5081000122269189446.3.287
12Eric Soderholm+3b-301968-1-1MLB5621031538263401191901119.252.313.395083231169274.4.253
5Milt May+c-281968-11-237MLB65202235113072800142721213.252.306.421085221157295.0.260
34Junior Moore+3b-of-261971-11-248MLB8820124536212302122000048.264.300.328066217162193.2.283
8Kevin Bell+3b-231974-1-7MLB7020020498142224154300313.245.296.355071219162203.3.292
20Wayne Nordhagen+of-301968-7-136MLB78193205415072500132202019.280.324.466090207149315.5.285
15Bill Nahorodny+c-251972-6-123MLB65179204610062901182301025.257.322.413074199141264.9.263
21Rusty Torres+of-301966-54-811MLB9017026435082400233721804.253.349.424072203139265.1.280
27Don Kessinger+ss-36UDFA: 1964MLB561101422601710101201315.200.264.2820311249782.2.214
17,42,0Marv Foley+c-251975-17-395MLB349762430210007501424.247.292.34003311083103.4.239
19Mike Colbern+c-241976-2-32MLB328352051080042500401.241.276.325027916872.6.345
22Thad Bosley+of-221974-4-82MLB3677132411184191400001.312.384.3900308655126.0.371
13Harry Chappas+ss-211976-6-94MLB26599171014115510002.288.354.356021654584.6.302
10Joe Gates+2b-24UDFA: 1978MLB1616510101112300000.062.167.1870318160-0.0.077
36Rusty Kuntz+of-241977-11-261MLB511010000002600001.091.231.091011311-1-2.0.200
Totals: (23 players)1605463730150529033127680976245466836295845151.275.333.4107432242605642748035.1.292

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
55Ken Kravec+13271973-3-69MLB15133.74363510311250.020811510420111132311.287.490.724.004.750.84.2530.84
28Rich Wortham+38251976-2-27MLB14144.9034335000204.0195126111211001191431.458.600.934.415.250.84.2781.24
30Ross Baumgarten+27241977-20-491MLB1383.5428284300190.21758275188372611.358.260.853.923.401.15.2490.81
33Steve Trout+73211976-1-8MLB1183.89341862124155.01657767105976101.459.580.583.434.410.78.3001.47
26Randy Scarbery+71271973-1-23MLB284.6245500154101.1102565293445601.349.060.803.024.000.76.2771.07
46Francisco Barrios+-25UDFA: 1973MLB833.611515200094.288493893328011.288.370.863.142.661.18.2420.88
24Mike Proly+70281972-9-213MLB383.873860024988.189433864032501.469.070.614.083.261.25.2731.75
22Ed Farmer+43291967-5-91MLB372.4342300301481.166362223448601.237.300.223.765.310.71.2551.58
41Fred Howard+-221976-6-110MLB153.572860010068.073342753236001.549.660.664.244.760.89.3131.52
47Rich Hinton+-321969-4-76MLB126.05162008241.25730284827001.5612.310.861.735.830.30--0.80
36Guy Hoffman+-22UDFA: 1978MLB055.34240009230.130181802318311.758.900.006.825.341.28.3091.33
49Richard Dotson+-201977-1-7MLB203.7055110024.12813100613001.4010.360.002.224.810.46.3290.85
37Ron Schueler+-311967-3-43MLB017.3281005019.21916163136101.638.691.375.952.752.17.2540.47
44Lerrin LaGrow+-301969-6-137MLB039.17112004117.22721182169202.4313.751.028.154.581.78--0.54
32,35Dewey Robinson+-241977-19-467MLB016.28110007014.1111210195001.406.910.635.653.141.80.2170.65
55Gilberto Rondon+-251973-3-59MLB003.724000009.21154263201.7610.241.865.592.792.00.2651.17
35Pablo Torrealba+-31UDFA: 1979MLB001.593000205.2511121101.247.941.593.181.592.00.2224.33
40Britt Burns+-201978-3-70MLB005.406000005.01053112002.2018.001.801.803.600.50.4501.17
23LaMarr Hoyt+-241973-5-109MLB000.002000103.0200000000.676.000.000.000.00--.2001.67
20Wayne Nordhagen+-301968-7-136MLB009.002000202.0222012001.509.000.004.509.000.50.4002.00
42Mark Esser+-231977-8-160MLB0016.202000101.2233041003.6010.800.0021.605.404.00.3330.33
47Jack Kucek+-261974-2-32MLB000.001000000.2040030004.500.000.0040.500.00--.0000.50
Totals: (23 players)73874.13160160289132371,40913657486471276186755071.398.720.733.954.310.92.289 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Milt MayC652772761.9810.00 
Bill NahorodnyC602232573.9730.00 
Marv FoleyC331281111.9930.00 
Mike ColbernC321211244.9710.00 
Wayne NordhagenC59030.7500.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike Squires1B11074160462.9950.00 
Lamar Johnson1B94748631162.9870.00 
Alan Bannister1B120011.0000.00 
Don Kessinger1B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alan Bannister2B651501601232.9630.00 
Jim Morrison2B48104120433.9820.00 
Jorge Orta2B415775317.9780.00 
Greg Pryor2B254248113.9890.00 
Joe Gates2B8121613.9660.00 
Junior Moore2B202001.0000.00 
Don Kessinger2B126001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kevin Bell3B68511531711.9230.00 
Eric Soderholm3B5655154312.9860.00 
Jim Morrison3B29176555.9430.00 
Greg Pryor3B22153742.9290.00 
Alan Bannister3B12102464.8500.00 
Joe Gates3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Greg PryorSS1191613622154.9610.00 
Don KessingerSS5457103217.9880.00 
Harry ChappasSS232863713.9290.00 
Kevin BellSS201001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Chet LemonOF14741110102.9770.00 
Claudell WashingtonOF122256773.9740.00 
Rusty TorresOF85117430.9760.00 
Ralph GarrOF6794351.9510.00 
Junior MooreOF6183330.9660.00 
Alan BannisterOF4788330.9680.00 
Thad BosleyOF2857221.9670.00 
Wayne NordhagenOF12194001.0000.00 
Rusty KuntzOF5121011.0000.00 
Mike SquiresOF130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Randy ScarberyP4510151721.9171.96 
Ed FarmerP4281711011.0002.00 
Mike ProlyP388851712.9572.25 
Ken KravecP3625083511.9771.55 
Steve TroutP3415563332.9292.26 
Rich WorthamP3420472750.8721.50 
Ross BaumgartenP28190142811.9771.99 
Fred HowardP286874001.0001.46 
Guy HoffmanP243015011.0001.79 
Rich HintonP16414810.9232.62 
Francisco BarriosP159410832.8571.72 
Lerrin LaGrowP11170310.7501.57 
Dewey RobinsonP111401001.0000.64 
Ron SchuelerP81903001.0001.41 
Britt BurnsP650000.0000.00 
Richard DotsonP52414001.0001.87 
Gilberto RondonP4901001.0000.98 
Pablo TorrealbaP3501001.0001.73 
Mark EsserP210000.0000.00 
LaMarr HoytP230000.0000.00 
Wayne NordhagenP220000.0000.00 
Jack KucekP100000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jorge OrtaDH62.0000.00 
Wayne NordhagenDH47.0000.00 
Lamar JohnsonDH37.0000.00 
Ralph GarrDH17.0000.00 
Junior MooreDH10.0000.00 
Alan BannisterDH9.0000.00 
Bill NahorodnyDH3.0000.00 
Claudell WashingtonDH3.0000.00 
Thad BosleyDH1.0000.00 
Joe GatesDH1.0000.00 
Chet LemonDH1.0000.00 


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