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1979 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 73-87 .456
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 730-748 -18
Manager(s): Don Kessinger, Tony LaRussa
General Manager: Roland Hemond
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 1,280,702 20/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Steve Buechele (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bobby Winkles
Pitching Coach: Fred Martin
Third Base Coach: Joe Sparks

#1 Draft Picks

Richard Dotson (#7), Steve Trout (#8), Chet Lemon (#22), Randy Scarbery (#23)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
8379.5125.0
8280.5066.0
7387.45614.0
6795.41421.0
54108.33334.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
50Chet LemonOF2455679177
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8671156681363415.318.391.496887.178.272.3371.2132.7276632
7Alan Bannister2B-OF2750671144
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55226434031449.285.342.383725.099.215.3030.93253.0194560
11Lamar Johnson1B2847960148
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74824156210423.309.363.449812.140.238.3281.3739.9215526
16Greg PryorSS2947660131
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34343541217516.275.324.355679.080.151.2931.17158.7169525
18Claudell WashingtonOF2447179132
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6619112893372410.280.322.454776.174.251.3223.3236.2214508
6Jorge OrtaDH-2B283254985
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4615443312346.262.348.437785.175.298.2600.7529.5142377
48Ralph GarrOF333073486
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3924171910225.280.318.414732.134.182.2741.1234.1127329
25Mike Squires1B272954478
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22155229235210.264.318.325643.061.169.2660.41147.596326
12Jim Morrison2B-3B262403866
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35113154840732.275.324.508832.233.329.2873.2017.1122269
12Eric Soderholm3B302103153
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3401191901119.252.313.395708.143.229.2531.0035.083231
5Milt MayC282022351
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2800142721213.252.306.421727.168.238.2601.9328.985221
34Junior MooreOF262012453
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2302122000048.264.300.328628.065.114.2831.67201.066217
8Kevin Bell3B232002049
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2224154300313.245.296.355651.110.175.2922.8750.071219
20Wayne NordhagenDH301932054
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2500132202019.280.324.466790.187.254.2851.6927.690207
15Bill NahorodnyC251792046
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2901182301025.257.322.413735.156.251.2631.2829.874199
21Rusty TorresOF301702643
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2400233721804.253.349.424773.171.306.2801.6121.372203
27Don KessingerSS361101422
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710101201315.200.264.282546.082.182.2141.20110.031124
17,42,0Marv FoleyC2597624
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10007501424.247.292.340632.093.165.2390.7148.533110
19Mike ColbernC2483520
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080042500401.241.276.325601.084.133.3456.25--2791
22Thad BosleyOF22771324
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84191400001.312.384.390774.078.234.3711.5677.03086
13Harry ChappasSS2159917
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4115510002.288.354.356710.068.153.3021.0059.02165
10Joe Gates2B241651
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01112300000.063.167.188355.125.250.0771.50--318
36Rusty KuntzOF241101
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0000002600001.091.231.091322.000.182.2003.00--113
Batting Totals18125463730150529033127680976245466836295845151.275.329.410739.135.224.2921.4743.022426020
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
55Ken Kravec2715133.743635103112502081151042011113231141.287.490.724.004.751.19
28Rich Wortham2514144.90343350002041951261112110011914331.458.600.934.415.251.19
30Ross Baumgarten241383.532828430019017582751883726111.358.250.853.913.390.87
33Steve Trout211183.8934186212415516577671059761051.459.580.583.434.411.29
26Randy Scarbery27284.63455001541011025652934456031.359.090.803.034.011.32
46Francisco Barrios25833.601515200094884938933280151.278.340.853.132.650.85
24Mike Proly28383.893860024988894338640325011.479.100.614.093.270.80
22Ed Farmer29372.4442300301481663622234486011.237.330.223.785.331.41
41Fred Howard22153.572860010068733427532360011.549.660.664.244.761.13
47Rich Hinton32126.0016200824157302848270001.5512.210.861.715.793.38
36Guy Hoffman22055.40240009230301818023183111.779.000.006.905.400.78
49Richard Dotson20203.755511002428131006130001.4210.500.002.254.882.17
37Ron Schueler31017.208100501919161631361021.608.551.355.852.700.46
44Lerrin LaGrow30039.0011200411727211821692002.3913.501.008.004.500.56
32,35Dewey Robinson24016.431100070141112101950001.437.070.645.793.210.56
55Gilberto Rondon25003.60400000911542632001.709.901.805.402.700.50
35Pablo Torrealba31001.5030002055111211001.177.501.503.001.500.50
40Britt Burns20005.40600000510531120002.2018.001.801.803.602.00
23LaMarr Hoyt24000.0020001032000000000.676.000.000.000.00--
20Wayne Nordhagen30009.0020002022220120001.509.000.004.509.002.00
42Mark Esser230013.5020001012330410003.009.000.0018.004.500.25
47Jack Kucek26000.0010000000400300003.000.000.0027.000.000.00
Pitching Totals73864.133951592891313714091365748647114618675507371.418.720.733.954.311.09


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