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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
7Alan BannisterOF-2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/3/195127Montebello,California197311PHI

46Francisco BarriosPMLB6-3195RightRight8/10/195325Hermosillo,Mexico1973UDFA SF
30Ross BaumgartenPMLB6-1180LeftLeft5/27/195524Highland Park,Illinois197720491CHW
8Kevin Bell3BMLB6-0195RightRight7/13/195523Los Angeles,California197417CHW
22Thad BosleyOFMLB6-3175LeftLeft9/17/195622Oceanside,California1974482CAL
40Britt BurnsPMLB6-5218LeftLeft6/8/195920Houston,Texas1978370CHW
13Harry ChappasSSMLB5-3150BothRight10/26/195721Mount Rainier,Maryland1976694CHW
19Mike ColbernCMLB6-3205RightRight4/19/195524Santa Monica,California1976232CHW
49Richard DotsonPMLB6-0204RightRight1/10/195920Cincinnati,Ohio197717CAL
42Mark EsserPMLB6-1190RightLeft4/1/195623Erie,Pennsylvania19778160CHW
22Ed FarmerPMLB6-5210RightRight10/18/194929Evergreen Park,Illinois1967591CLE
17,42,0Marv FoleyCMLB6-0195LeftRight8/29/195325Stanford,Kentucky197517395CHW
48Ralph GarrOFMLB5-11197LeftRight12/12/194533Monroe,Louisiana1967352ATL
10Joe Gates2BMLB5-7175LeftRight10/3/195424Gary,Indiana1978UDFA CHW
47Rich HintonPMLB6-2185LeftLeft5/22/194732Tucson,Arizona1969476CLE
36Guy HoffmanPMLB5-9185LeftLeft7/9/195622Ottawa,Illinois1978UDFA CHW
41Fred HowardPMLB6-3190RightRight9/2/195622Portland,Maine19766110CHW
23LaMarr HoytPMLB6-3244RightRight1/1/195524Columbia,South Carolina19735109NYY
11Lamar Johnson1BMLB6-2225RightRight9/2/195028Bessemer,Alabama1968354CHW
27Don KessingerSSMLB6-1175BothRight7/17/194236Forrest City,Arkansas1964UDFA CHC
55Ken KravecPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/29/195127Cleveland,Ohio1973369CHW
47Jack KucekPMLB6-2200RightRight6/8/195326Warren,Ohio1974232CHW
36Rusty KuntzOFMLB6-3190RightRight2/4/195524Orange,California197711261CHW
44Lerrin LaGrowPMLB6-5220RightRight7/8/194830Phoenix,Arizona19696137DET
50Chet LemonOFMLB6-0190RightRight2/12/195524Jackson,Mississippi1972122OAK
5Milt MayCMLB6-0190LeftRight8/1/195028Gary,Indiana196811237PIT
34Junior Moore3B-OFMLB5-11185RightRight1/25/195326Waskom,Texas197111248ATL
12Jim Morrison3B-2BMLB5-11186RightRight9/23/195226Pensacola,Florida1974599PHI
15Bill NahorodnyCMLB6-2200RightRight8/31/195325Hamtramck,Michigan19726123PHI
20Wayne NordhagenOFMLB6-2205RightRight7/4/194830Thief River Falls,Minnesota19687136NYY
6Jorge Orta2B-OFMLB5-10170LeftRight11/26/195028Mazatlan,Mexico1972UDFA CHW
24Mike ProlyPMLB6-0185RightRight12/15/195028Jamaica,New York19729213STL
16Greg Pryor3B-SSMLB6-0186RightRight10/2/194929Marietta,Ohio19716125Wa2
32,35Dewey RobinsonPMLB6-0180RightRight4/28/195524Evanston,Illinois197719467CHW
55Gilberto RondonPMLB6-2200RightRight11/18/195325Bronx,New York1973359BAL
26Randy ScarberyPMLB6-1185BothRight6/22/195227Fresno,California1973123OAK
37Ron SchuelerPMLB6-4205RightRight4/18/194831Catharine,Kansas1967343ATL
12Eric Soderholm3BMLB5-11187RightRight9/24/194830Cortland,New York196811MIN
25Mike Squires1BMLB5-11185LeftLeft3/5/195227Kalamazoo,Michigan197318429CHW
35Pablo TorrealbaPMLB5-9175LeftLeft4/28/194831Barquisimeto,Venezuela1979UDFA CHW
21Rusty TorresOFMLB5-10180BothRight9/30/194830Aguadilla,Puerto Rico196654811NYY
33Steve TroutPMLB6-4195LeftLeft7/30/195721Detroit,Michigan197618CHW
18Claudell WashingtonOFMLB6-0190LeftLeft8/31/195424Los Angeles,California1972UDFA OAK
28Rich WorthamPMLB6-0185RightLeft10/22/195325Odessa,Texas1976227CHW
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lorn BrownBroadcaster 
Harry CarayBroadcaster 
Roland HemondGeneral Manager 
Don KessingerManager 
Tony LaRussaManager 
Fred MartinPitching Coach 
Jim PiersallBroadcaster 
Joe SparksThird Base Coach 
Bobby WinklesAssistant Coach 


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