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1979 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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Nickname:
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
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 Chicago White Sox. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 Chicago White Sox Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1CHA@ BALL3-50-14822No135-2 
    2CHA@ BALL3-60-261121No2611-5
    3CHA@ BALW5-11-261018No21112-1
    4CHAvs TORL2-101-361219No31322-9
    5CHAvs TORL7-91-461223No3.52031-11 
    6CHAvs NYAW12-22-461121No3.53233-1 
    7CHAvs NYAL5-82-561122No4.53741-4
    8CHAvs NYAL5-62-661223No4.54247-5
    9CHA@ TORW8-43-661223No45051-1
    10CHA@ TORW6-14-65918No456524
    11CHA@ TORW12-55-65916No3685711 
    12CHA@ CLEW4-26-64814No4725913 
    13CHA@ CLEW6-57-64612No4786414
    14CHA@ CLEL5-87-74715No4837211
    15CHA@ KCAL3-47-84917No4.5867610
    16CHA@ KCAL0-57-951018No4.586815 
    17CHA@ KCAL6-77-1051019No492884 
    18CHAvs TEXW11-08-105916No41038815 
    19CHAvs TEXW3-29-105914No41069016
    20CHAvs TEXL0-109-115915No41061006
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21CHAvs DETL2-59-1251016No51081053
    22CHA@ TEXW7-510-135916No6.51211174
    23CHA@ TEXL6-710-135916No6.51211174 
    24CHA@ TEXW7-611-135916No5.51281235
    25CHA@ TEXW3-012-135915No5.51311238 
    26CHA@ DETL4-512-145916No6.51351287 
    27CHA@ DETL8-1012-1551017No7.51431385 
    28CHA@ DETW5-413-155916No71481426
    29CHAvs KCAW5-214-155915No6.51531449 
    30CHAvs KCAW5-315-155915No6.515814711
    31CHAvs KCAL4-515-165917No7.516215210
    32CHAvs KCAL5-1415-175917No7.51671661 
    33CHA@ OAKW2-116-175917No61691672
    34CHA@ OAKW3-117-175915No51721684
    35CHA@ OAKW5-118-175914No51771698 
    36CHA@ CALL3-718-185915No61801764
    37CHA@ CALL6-1018-195915No6.51861860
    38CHA@ CALL0-418-205917No6.5186190-4 
    39CHAvs OAKW5-419-205915No6191194-3 
    40CHAvs OAKW6-120-205915No51971952 
    41CHAvs OAKW10-121-205915No4.520719611 
    42CHAvs CALW6-122-205914No3.521319716 
    43CHAvs CALL4-822-215915No3.521720512
    44CHAvs CALL2-422-235915No52202182 
    45CHAvs CALL1-922-235915No52202182 
    46CHAvs CLEW6-123-235915No4.52262197 
    47CHAvs CLEW4-224-235914No4.52302219
    48CHAvs CLEL4-624-2451017No5.52342277
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    49CHA@ NYAL0-424-2551017No52342313 
    50CHA@ NYAW7-025-2551016No524123110 
    51CHA@ NYAL2-325-2651016No52432349 
    52CHAvs MILL0-625-2751018No62432403 
    53CHAvs MILL3-525-2851119No72462451
    54CHA@ BOSW8-526-2851117No62542504
    55CHA@ BOSL2-926-2951118No6.5256259-3 
    56CHA@ MILW6-227-2951117No72622611
    57CHA@ MILW13-328-2951016No627526411
    58CHAvs BALL0-628-3051017No72752705 
    59CHAvs BALW12-429-3051017No628727413 
    60CHAvs BALL7-829-3151118No6.529428212 
    61CHAvs BOSW8-530-3151118No730228715 
    62CHAvs BOSL5-1130-3251119No83072989 
    63CHAvs BOSW6-131-3251119No731329914 
    64CHAvs SEAL1-531-3351119No831430410 
    65CHAvs SEAL2-731-3451119No83163115
    66CHAvs SEAL3-531-3551119No93193163
    67CHAvs SEAW9-532-3551119No83283217
    68CHAvs MINL3-532-3651119No83313265
    69CHAvs MINL1-632-3751119No83323320 
    70CHAvs MINL3-432-3951119No8.5336343-7 
    71CHAvs MINL1-732-3951119No8.5336343-7 
    72CHA@ SEAL2-332-4051119No8.5338346-8
    73CHA@ SEAL3-432-4151119No8.5341350-9 
    74CHA@ SEAW2-133-4151119No8.5343351-8
    75CHA@ MINL2-533-4251120No9.5345356-11 
    76CHA@ MINL4-1633-4351120No10.5349372-23 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    77CHA@ MINL1-233-4451120No10.5350374-24 
    78CHA@ CLEL3-733-4551121No12353381-28
    79CHA@ CLEW16-434-4551120No12369385-16 
    80CHA@ CLEW5-435-4551119No11.5374389-15
    81CHA@ KCAW4-136-4551119No11378390-12 
    82CHA@ KCAL3-436-4651120No12381394-13 
    83CHA@ KCAW4-237-4651120No11.5385396-11
    84CHAvs TEXW5-438-4651119No11390400-10
    85CHAvs TEXW6-339-4651119No11396403-7
    86CHAvs TEXW5-340-4651119No10401406-5 
    87CHAvs DETL1-440-4751119No10.5402410-8
    88CHAvs DETL0-040-4751119No10.5402410-8 
    89CHAvs DETL1-340-4851119No11.5403413-10 
    90CHAvs DETW12-441-4851119No11.5415417-2 
    91CHAvs DETL5-1441-4951119No12.5420431-11 
    92CHA@ TEXW9-643-4951119No11.5434441-7
    93CHA@ TEXW5-443-4951119No11.5434441-7
    94CHA@ TEXW2-144-4951018No10.5436442-6
    95CHA@ DETL2-444-5051018No10.5438446-8
    96CHA@ DETL0-144-5151018No10.5438447-9
    97CHA@ DETW11-345-5151018No10.5449450-1
    98CHAvs KCAL6-1145-5251018No10.5455461-6 
    99CHAvs KCAW6-246-5251018No10.5461463-2 
    100CHAvs KCAL1-646-5351119No10.5462469-7 
    101CHAvs CLEL2-746-5451119No10.5464476-12 
    102CHAvs CLEL5-1046-5551119No11.5469486-17
    103CHAvs CLEL6-946-5651119No12.5475495-20
    104CHAvs NYAL2-746-5751120No12.5477502-25
    105CHAvs NYAL3-746-5851121No13.5480509-29
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    106CHAvs NYAL1-946-5951121No13.5481518-37 
    107CHA@ TORW8-547-5951120No12.5489523-34
    108CHA@ TORL2-547-6051121No13.5491528-37 
    109CHA@ TORW5-448-6051120No13496532-36
    110CHA@ NYAW9-549-6051119No12.5505537-32
    111CHA@ NYAL3-449-6151119No13.5508541-33
    112CHA@ NYAW5-150-6151119No13513542-29 
    113CHAvs TORW6-151-6251119No13519549-30
    114CHAvs TORL0-651-6251119No13519549-30 
    115CHAvs TORW7-052-6351119No13.5531556-25 
    116CHAvs TORL5-752-6351119No13.5531556-25
    117CHA@ BALW7-053-6351119No12.5538556-18 
    118CHA@ BALL1-253-6451119No12.5539558-19 
    119CHA@ BALL1-253-6551120No12.5540560-20 
    120CHA@ BOSL5-753-6651120No13545567-22 
    121CHA@ BOSW4-154-6651120No12549568-19
    122CHA@ BOSL2-854-6751120No13551576-25 
    123CHA@ BOSW3-255-6751120No13554578-24
    124CHA@ MILL3-555-6851120No14557583-26
    125CHA@ MILL2-355-7051120No14.5564595-31
    126CHA@ MILL5-955-7051120No14.5564595-31 
    127CHA@ MILW4-356-7051120No13.5568598-30 
    128CHAvs BALL7-1256-7251120No14578614-36 
    129CHAvs BALL3-456-7251120No14578614-36 
    130CHAvs BOSL3-457-7251120No13581618-37
    131CHAvs BOSW7-358-7251120No12588621-33
    132CHAvs MILL3-458-7351120No12591625-34 
    133CHAvs MILW6-159-7351120No11.5597626-29 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134CHAvs MILW4-360-7351119No11.5601629-28 
    135CHAvs MILL2-760-7451119No12.5603636-33 
    136CHA@ CALL5-660-7551119No13.5608642-34
    137CHA@ CALW10-761-7551119No12.5618649-31
    138CHA@ CALL8-961-7651119No13.5626658-32
    139CHA@ CALL9-1061-7751119No14.5635668-33 
    140CHA@ OAKL3-461-7851119No15.5638672-34 
    141CHA@ OAKL1-261-7951120No16.5639674-35 
    142CHA@ OAKL0-362-8051120No17646677-31 
    143CHA@ OAKW7-062-8051120No17646677-31 
    144CHAvs CALW8-763-8051119No16654684-30 
    145CHAvs CALW11-564-8051119No15665689-24
    146CHAvs OAKL3-864-8151119No16668697-29 
    147CHAvs OAKW3-065-8151119No15671697-26 
    148CHAvs OAKW5-266-8151119No14676699-23
    149CHAvs MINL3-1066-8251119No14679709-30 
    150CHAvs MINW1-067-8251119No14680709-29 
    151CHAvs MINW6-068-8251119No13686709-23 
    152CHA@ SEAW7-469-8251119No12.5693713-20
    153CHA@ SEAL4-669-8351119No13.5697719-22 
    154CHA@ SEAL3-869-8451119No14.5700727-27 
    155CHA@ MINW9-370-8451119No15709730-21 
    156CHA@ MINW6-571-8451119No14715735-20 
    157CHA@ MINW4-272-8451119No13.5719737-18
    158CHAvs SEAW3-173-8451119No12.5722738-16 
    159CHAvs SEAL2-973-8551119No12.5724747-23
    160CHAvs SEAW6-174-8551119No12.5730748-18 


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