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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-06@ BAL1L  3-50-1439,648Ken KravecJim PalmerJim PalmerKen Kravec 35-2
1979-04-07@ BAL2L  3-60-265,268Mike ProlyMike FlanaganMike FlanaganMike ProlySammy Stewart611-5
1979-04-08@ BAL3W  5-11-266,517Rich WorthamDennis MartinezRich WorthamDennis MartinezLerrin LaGrow1112-1
1979-04-10vs TOR4L  2-101-3641,043 Ken KravecPhil HuffmanPhil HuffmanKen KravecDave Freisleben1322-9
1979-04-12vs TOR5L  7-91-461,205 Mike ProlyTom UnderwoodTom MurphyLerrin LaGrow 2031-11
1979-04-13vs NYA6W  12-22-4621,124 Rich WorthamLuis TiantRich WorthamLuis Tiant 3233-1
1979-04-14vs NYA7L  5-82-5643,373 Ken KravecCatfish HunterDick TidrowDewey RobinsonRon Guidry3741-4
1979-04-15vs NYA8L  5-62-6618,681 Ross BaumgartenEd FigueroaEd FigueroaMike ProlyRich Gossage4247-5
1979-04-16@ TOR9W  8-43-6611,211Lerrin LaGrowDave LemanczykRandy ScarberyTom MurphyMike Proly5051-1
1979-04-17@ TOR10W  6-14-6510,074Francisco BarriosTom UnderwoodFrancisco BarriosTom UnderwoodMike Proly56524
1979-04-18@ TOR11W  12-55-6510,478Rich WorthamJim ClancyRich WorthamJim Clancy 685711
1979-04-20@ CLE12W  4-26-647,977Ken KravecMike PaxtonMike ProlyVictor Cruz 725913
1979-04-21@ CLE13W  6-57-647,474Ross BaumgartenWayne GarlandRoss BaumgartenWayne GarlandMike Proly786414
1979-04-22@ CLE14L  5-87-7414,520Francisco BarriosRick WaitsRick WaitsFrancisco BarriosSid Monge837211
1979-04-23@ KCA15L  3-47-8417,864Rich WorthamPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffRich WorthamAl Hrabosky867610
1979-04-24@ KCA16L  0-57-9516,335Lerrin LaGrowDennis LeonardDennis LeonardLerrin LaGrow 86815
1979-04-25@ KCA17L  6-77-10513,957Ken KravecLarry GuraAl HraboskyMike Proly 92884
1979-04-27vs TEX18W  11-08-10512,056 Ross BaumgartenDoyle AlexanderRoss BaumgartenDoyle Alexander 1038815
1979-04-28vs TEX19W  3-29-10515,703 Francisco BarriosSteve ComerFrancisco BarriosSteve ComerMike Proly1069016
1979-04-29vs TEX20L  0-109-1159,366 Rich WorthamDock EllisDock EllisRich WorthamJim Kern1061006
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01vs DET21L  2-59-12516,470 Ken KravecSteve BakerSteve BakerKen KravecJack Billingham1081053
1979-05-04@ TEX22W  7-510-1350Francisco BarriosDoyle AlexanderFrancisco BarriosSparky LyleMike Proly1151105
1979-05-04@ TEX23L  6-710-13524,200Ross BaumgartenFergie JenkinsEd FarmerLerrin LaGrow 1211174
1979-05-05@ TEX24W  7-611-13527,901Rich WorthamDock EllisRich WorthamDock EllisMike Proly1281235
1979-05-06@ TEX25W  3-012-13512,501Ken KravecJon MatlackKen KravecJon Matlack 1311238
1979-05-07@ DET26L  4-512-14513,921Steve TroutDave RozemaBruce TaylorSteve Trout 1351287
1979-05-08@ DET27L  8-1012-15513,769Francisco BarriosKip YoungJack BillinghamRandy Scarbery 1431385
1979-05-09@ DET28W  5-413-15513,167Ross BaumgartenMilt WilcoxRoss BaumgartenMilt WilcoxKen Kravec1481426
1979-05-10vs KCA29W  5-214-15513,801 Francisco BarriosPaul SplittorffSteve TroutPaul Splittorff 1531449
1979-05-11vs KCA30W  5-315-15520,973 Ken KravecSteve BusbyKen KravecSteve BusbyRandy Scarbery15814711
1979-05-12vs KCA31L  4-515-16515,470 Rich HintonMarty PattinMarty PattinRich HintonRenie Martin16215210
1979-05-13vs KCA32L  5-1415-17520,100 Rich WorthamEduardo RodriguezEduardo RodriguezRich Wortham 1671661
1979-05-15@ OAK33W  2-116-1751,855Ross BaumgartenJohn Henry JohnsonRoss BaumgartenJohn Henry JohnsonMike Proly1691672
1979-05-16@ OAK34W  3-117-1751,225Francisco BarriosMatt KeoughFrancisco BarriosMatt KeoughSteve Trout1721684
1979-05-17@ OAK35W  5-118-1751,634Ken KravecRick LangfordKen KravecRick Langford 1771698
1979-05-18@ CAL36L  3-718-18525,598Ron SchuelerFrank TananaFrank TananaRon SchuelerMark Clear1801764
1979-05-19@ CAL37L  6-1018-19541,941Rich WorthamChris KnappChris KnappRich WorthamDave LaRoche1861860
1979-05-20@ CAL38L  0-418-20527,189Ross BaumgartenNolan RyanNolan RyanRoss Baumgarten 186190-4
1979-05-22vs OAK39W  5-419-20514,202 Francisco BarriosRick LangfordRich HintonDave Heaverlo 191194-3
1979-05-23vs OAK40W  6-120-20511,881 Ken KravecJohn Henry JohnsonKen KravecJohn Henry Johnson 1971952
1979-05-24vs OAK41W  10-121-2055,638 Rich WorthamMatt KeoughRich WorthamMatt Keough 20719611
1979-05-25vs CAL42W  6-122-20520,554 Ross BaumgartenNolan RyanRoss BaumgartenNolan Ryan 21319716
1979-05-26vs CAL43L  4-822-21531,576 Fred HowardFrank TananaFrank TananaFred HowardMark Clear21720512
1979-05-27vs CAL44L  2-422-2350 Francisco BarriosDave FrostDave FrostFrancisco Barrios 21920910
1979-05-27vs CAL45L  1-922-23525,025 Rich HintonDon AaseDon AaseRich Hinton 2202182
1979-05-28vs CLE46W  6-123-23515,411 Ken KravecWayne GarlandKen KravecWayne Garland 2262197
1979-05-29vs CLE47W  4-224-2357,787 Rich WorthamEric WilkinsRich WorthamEric WilkinsRandy Scarbery2302219
1979-05-30vs CLE48L  4-624-2459,967 Ross BaumgartenRick WaitsRick WaitsRoss BaumgartenVictor Cruz2342277
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01@ NYA49L  0-424-25533,230Francisco BarriosRon GuidryRon GuidryFrancisco Barrios 2342313
1979-06-02@ NYA50W  7-025-25553,539Ken KravecJim BeattieKen KravecJim Beattie 24123110
1979-06-03@ NYA51L  2-325-26555,073Rich WorthamCatfish HunterRon DavisRandy Scarbery 2432349
1979-06-04vs MIL52L  0-625-27512,506 Ross BaumgartenMike CaldwellMike CaldwellRoss Baumgarten 2432403
1979-06-05vs MIL53L  3-525-28513,713 Fred HowardJim SlatonJim SlatonFred HowardJerry Augustine2462451
1979-06-06@ BOS54W  8-526-28526,356Francisco BarriosBob StanleyFrancisco BarriosBob StanleySteve Trout2542504
1979-06-07@ BOS55L  2-926-29525,842Ken KravecChuck RaineyChuck RaineyKen Kravec 256259-3
1979-06-09@ MIL56W  6-227-29536,941Fred HowardMike CaldwellFred HowardMike CaldwellSteve Trout2622611
1979-06-10@ MIL57W  13-328-29543,783Francisco BarriosPaul MitchellFrancisco BarriosPaul MitchellRich Hinton27526411
1979-06-11vs BAL58L  0-628-30516,602 Rich WorthamScott McGregorScott McGregorRich Wortham 2752705
1979-06-12vs BAL59W  12-429-30517,137 Ken KravecMike FlanaganKen KravecMike Flanagan 28727413
1979-06-13vs BAL60L  7-829-31513,326 Fred HowardSteve StoneTim StoddardSteve Trout 29428212
1979-06-15vs BOS61W  8-530-31546,556 Rich WorthamMike TorrezRich WorthamMike Torrez 30228715
1979-06-16vs BOS62L  5-1130-32536,267 Randy ScarberyDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyRandy Scarbery 3072989
1979-06-17vs BOS63W  6-131-32526,675 Ken KravecChuck RaineyKen KravecChuck Rainey 31329914
1979-06-18vs SEA64L  1-531-33514,737 Ross BaumgartenMike ParrottMike ParrottRoss Baumgarten 31430410
1979-06-19vs SEA65L  2-731-34514,103 Rich WorthamRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttRich WorthamByron McLaughlin3163115
1979-06-20vs SEA66L  3-531-3558,781 Ed FarmerOdell JonesOdell JonesEd FarmerShane Rawley3193163
1979-06-21vs SEA67W  9-532-35510,555 Francisco BarriosJoe DeckerFrancisco BarriosJoe DeckerRich Hinton3283217
1979-06-22vs MIN68L  3-532-36528,029 Ken KravecGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnKen KravecMike Marshall3313265
1979-06-23vs MIN69L  1-632-37520,797 Ross BaumgartenDave GoltzDave GoltzRoss Baumgarten 3323320
1979-06-24vs MIN70L  3-432-3950 Rich WorthamDarrell JacksonMike BacsikRich Wortham 335336-1
1979-06-24vs MIN71L  1-732-39520,655 Ed FarmerJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanEd Farmer 336343-7
1979-06-26@ SEA72L  2-332-4057,740Francisco BarriosFloyd BannisterByron McLaughlinSteve TroutShane Rawley338346-8
1979-06-27@ SEA73L  3-432-4158,106Ken KravecOdell JonesShane RawleyKen Kravec 341350-9
1979-06-28@ SEA74W  2-133-4157,687Ross BaumgartenMike ParrottRoss BaumgartenMike ParrottSteve Trout343351-8
1979-06-29@ MIN75L  2-533-42512,763Rich WorthamJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanRich Wortham 345356-11
1979-06-30@ MIN76L  4-1633-43511,919Ed FarmerGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnEd Farmer 349372-23
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-01@ MIN77L  1-233-44524,904Steve TroutPaul HartzellPaul HartzellFred Howard 350374-24
1979-07-03@ CLE78L  3-733-45556,969Ken KravecRick WiseRick WiseKen KravecSid Monge353381-28
1979-07-04@ CLE79W  16-434-45510,899Ross BaumgartenRick WaitsRoss BaumgartenRick Waits 369385-16
1979-07-05@ CLE80W  5-435-4556,983Rich WorthamDavid ClydeRich WorthamVictor CruzGuy Hoffman374389-15
1979-07-06@ KCA81W  4-136-45522,509Steve TroutPaul SplittorffSteve TroutPaul Splittorff 378390-12
1979-07-07@ KCA82L  3-436-46531,760Ken KravecLarry GuraSteve BusbyGuy Hoffman 381394-13
1979-07-08@ KCA83W  4-237-46524,501Francisco BarriosMarty PattinFrancisco BarriosMarty PattinRandy Scarbery385396-11
1979-07-09vs TEX84W  5-438-46522,279 Ross BaumgartenFergie JenkinsRoss BaumgartenFergie JenkinsRandy Scarbery390400-10
1979-07-10vs TEX85W  6-339-46518,761 Rich WorthamJohn Henry JohnsonRich WorthamJim KernEd Farmer396403-7
1979-07-11vs TEX86W  5-340-46515,520 Steve TroutJerry GleatonSteve TroutDanny Darwin 401406-5
1979-07-12vs DET87L  1-440-47547,795 Fred HowardPat UnderwoodPat UnderwoodFred HowardAurelio Lopez402410-8
1979-07-12vs DET88W  0-040-4750 0000 402410-8
1979-07-13vs DET89L  1-340-48527,587 Ken KravecDan PetryDan PetryKen Kravec 403413-10
1979-07-14vs DET90W  12-441-48523,887 Ross BaumgartenSteve BakerRoss BaumgartenSteve Baker 415417-2
1979-07-15vs DET91L  5-1441-49525,873 Rich WorthamJack MorrisJack MorrisRich Wortham 420431-11
1979-07-19@ TEX92W  9-643-4950Steve TroutDanny DarwinSteve TroutDave RajsichEd Farmer429437-8
1979-07-19@ TEX93W  5-443-49526,687Ken KravecFergie JenkinsKen KravecFergie JenkinsEd Farmer434441-7
1979-07-20@ TEX94W  2-144-49521,901Rich WorthamJohn Henry JohnsonRich WorthamJohn Henry JohnsonGuy Hoffman436442-6
1979-07-21@ DET95L  2-444-50537,596Ross BaumgartenDan PetryDan PetryRoss BaumgartenAurelio Lopez438446-8
1979-07-22@ DET96L  0-144-51527,461Randy ScarberyMilt WilcoxMilt WilcoxRandy ScarberyAurelio Lopez438447-9
1979-07-23@ DET97W  11-345-51521,436Steve TroutSteve BakerSteve TroutSteve BakerEd Farmer449450-1
1979-07-24vs KCA98L  6-1145-52511,393 Ken KravecRich GaleSteve MingoriGuy Hoffman 455461-6
1979-07-25vs KCA99W  6-246-52511,176 Rich WorthamPaul SplittorffRich WorthamPaul Splittorff 461463-2
1979-07-26vs KCA100L  1-646-53522,893 Ross BaumgartenLarry GuraLarry GuraRoss Baumgarten 462469-7
1979-07-27vs CLE101L  2-746-54522,343 Randy ScarberyDavid ClydeDavid ClydeRandy Scarbery 464476-12
1979-07-28vs CLE102L  5-1046-55514,466 Steve TroutMike PaxtonMike PaxtonSteve TroutVictor Cruz469486-17
1979-07-29vs CLE103L  6-946-56513,862 Ken KravecRick WiseRick WiseKen KravecPaul Reuschel475495-20
1979-07-30vs NYA104L  2-746-57522,486 Rich WorthamTommy JohnTommy JohnRich WorthamRon Davis477502-25
1979-07-31vs NYA105L  3-746-58524,972 Randy ScarberyRon GuidryRon GuidryRandy ScarberyRich Gossage480509-29
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01vs NYA106L  1-946-59521,109 Ken KravecDon HoodDon HoodKen Kravec 481518-37
1979-08-03@ TOR107W  8-547-59514,232Steve TroutBalor MooreSteve TroutBalor MooreEd Farmer489523-34
1979-08-04@ TOR108L  2-547-60515,130Rich WorthamJim ClancyTom BuskeyRich Wortham 491528-37
1979-08-05@ TOR109W  5-448-60521,203Ken KravecDave LemanczykKen KravecDave LemanczykEd Farmer496532-36
1979-08-07@ NYA110W  9-549-60533,513Ross BaumgartenDon HoodRandy ScarberyKen ClayEd Farmer505537-32
1979-08-08@ NYA111L  3-449-61520,048Steve TroutLuis TiantLuis TiantSteve TroutRon Davis508541-33
1979-08-09@ NYA112W  5-150-61521,535Rich WorthamCatfish HunterRich WorthamCatfish Hunter 513542-29
1979-08-11vs TOR113W  6-151-6250 Ken KravecJackson ToddKen KravecJackson ToddEd Farmer519543-24
1979-08-11vs TOR114L  0-651-62519,420 Randy ScarberyDave StiebDave StiebRandy Scarbery 519549-30
1979-08-12vs TOR115W  7-052-6350 Ross BaumgartenTom UnderwoodRoss BaumgartenTom Underwood 526549-23
1979-08-12vs TOR116L  5-752-63514,712 Mike ProlyBalor MooreBalor MooreMike ProlyTom Buskey531556-25
1979-08-13@ BAL117W  7-053-63515,252Steve TroutScott McGregorSteve TroutScott McGregor 538556-18
1979-08-14@ BAL118L  1-253-64515,518Rich WorthamSteve StoneTippy MartinezEd Farmer 539558-19
1979-08-15@ BAL119L  1-253-65514,170Ken KravecMike FlanaganMike FlanaganGuy Hoffman 540560-20
1979-08-16@ BOS120L  5-753-66533,806Mike ProlyJohn TudorAllen RipleyMike Proly 545567-22
1979-08-17@ BOS121W  4-154-66535,114Ross BaumgartenBob StanleyRoss BaumgartenBob StanleyEd Farmer549568-19
1979-08-18@ BOS122L  2-854-67533,969Steve TroutSteve RenkoSteve RenkoSteve Trout 551576-25
1979-08-19@ BOS123W  3-255-67533,475Rich WorthamDennis EckersleyRich WorthamDennis EckersleyEd Farmer554578-24
1979-08-20@ MIL124L  3-555-68515,624Ken KravecBill TraversBill TraversKen KravecBob Galasso557583-26
1979-08-21@ MIL125L  2-355-7050Mike ProlyLary SorensenLary SorensenMike ProlyBill Castro559586-27
1979-08-21@ MIL126L  5-955-70527,954Fred HowardPaul MitchellPaul MitchellFred Howard 564595-31
1979-08-22@ MIL127W  4-356-70518,401Ross BaumgartenMoose HaasEd FarmerMoose Haas 568598-30
1979-08-26vs BAL128L  7-1256-7250 Steve TroutMike FlanaganMike FlanaganSteve Trout 575610-35
1979-08-26vs BAL129L  3-456-72525,605 Rich WorthamSteve StoneDon StanhouseEd Farmer 578614-36
1979-08-27vs BOS130L  3-457-72510,977 Ken KravecBob StanleyBob StanleyKen KravecDick Drago581618-37
1979-08-28vs BOS131W  7-358-72512,287 Ross BaumgartenAllen RipleyRoss BaumgartenAllen RipleyEd Farmer588621-33
1979-08-30vs MIL132L  3-458-73514,323 Mike ProlyMike CaldwellJerry AugustineGuy Hoffman 591625-34
1979-08-31vs MIL133W  6-159-73512,953 Steve TroutBill TraversSteve TroutBill Travers 597626-29
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01vs MIL134W  4-360-73514,261 Rich WorthamLary SorensenRich WorthamLary Sorensen 601629-28
1979-09-02vs MIL135L  2-760-74519,435 Ken KravecMoose HaasMoose HaasKen Kravec 603636-33
1979-09-03@ CAL136L  5-660-75534,684Ross BaumgartenNolan RyanNolan RyanRoss BaumgartenJohn Montague608642-34
1979-09-04@ CAL137W  10-761-75526,036Richard DotsonFrank TananaMike ProlyJim BarrEd Farmer618649-31
1979-09-05@ CAL138L  8-961-76523,705Rich WorthamChris KnappJohn MontagueRandy ScarberyDave LaRoche626658-32
1979-09-06@ CAL139L  9-1061-77520,930Steve TroutDave FrostJohn MontagueEd Farmer 635668-33
1979-09-07@ OAK140L  3-461-7854,136Ken KravecRick LangfordRick LangfordMike Proly 638672-34
1979-09-08@ OAK141L  1-261-7951,596Ross BaumgartenSteve McCattySteve McCattyMike Proly 639674-35
1979-09-09@ OAK142L  0-362-8050Steve TroutBrian KingmanBrian KingmanSteve Trout 639677-38
1979-09-09@ OAK143W  7-062-8052,382Richard DotsonMike NorrisRichard DotsonMike Norris 646677-31
1979-09-11vs CAL144W  8-763-8056,858 Rich WorthamNolan RyanEd FarmerDon Aase 654684-30
1979-09-12vs CAL145W  11-564-8057,511 Ken KravecChris KnappKen KravecChris KnappMike Proly665689-24
1979-09-14vs OAK146L  3-864-8159,732 Ross BaumgartenBrian KingmanBrian KingmanEd Farmer 668697-29
1979-09-15vs OAK147W  3-065-8156,551 Steve TroutRick LangfordSteve TroutRick Langford 671697-26
1979-09-16vs OAK148W  5-266-81511,849 Richard DotsonMatt KeoughRichard DotsonMatt KeoughMike Proly676699-23
1979-09-17vs MIN149L  3-1066-8255,003 Rich WorthamJerry KoosmanMike BacsikRich Wortham 679709-30
1979-09-18vs MIN150W  1-067-8255,196 Ken KravecDave GoltzKen KravecDave Goltz 680709-29
1979-09-19vs MIN151W  6-068-8253,751 Ross BaumgartenPaul HartzellRoss BaumgartenPaul Hartzell 686709-23
1979-09-21@ SEA152W  7-469-8256,011Steve TroutMike ParrottSteve TroutMike ParrottEd Farmer693713-20
1979-09-22@ SEA153L  4-669-83513,361Richard DotsonRob DresslerByron McLaughlinGuy Hoffman 697719-22
1979-09-23@ SEA154L  3-869-8456,045Rich WorthamRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttRich Wortham 700727-27
1979-09-25@ MIN155W  9-370-8455,275Ken KravecGeoff ZahnKen KravecGeoff Zahn 709730-21
1979-09-26@ MIN156W  6-571-8454,458Ross BaumgartenJerry KoosmanEd FarmerMike Marshall 715735-20
1979-09-27@ MIN157W  4-272-8453,797Richard DotsonDave GoltzMike ProlyDave GoltzEd Farmer719737-18
1979-09-28vs SEA158W  3-173-8458,835 Steve TroutRick HoneycuttSteve TroutRick Honeycutt 722738-16
1979-09-29vs SEA159L  2-973-85520,481 Rich WorthamFloyd BannisterFloyd BannisterRich WorthamShane Rawley724747-23
1979-09-30vs SEA160W  6-174-85512,715 Ken KravecMike ParrottKen KravecMike Parrott 730748-18


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