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1987 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-85 .475
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 748-746 + 2
Roster Continuity 56.64% 26/26
Manager(s): Jim Fregosi
General Manager: Larry Himes
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,208,060 23/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jack McDowell (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Glen Rosenbaum
Bullpen Coach: Dyar Miller
Bullpen Coach: Art Kusnyer
First Base Coach: Ed Brinkman
Hitting Coach: Deron Johnson
Pitching Coach: Dick Bosman
Third Base Coach: Doug Rader

#1 Draft Picks

Harold Baines (#1), Floyd Bannister (#1), Jack McDowell (#5), Daryl Boston (#7), Richard Dotson (#7), Bob James (#9), Joel Davis (#13), Ron Karkovice (#14), Jim Winn (#14), Steve Lyons (#19)
American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1987 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    33Neil AllenP6-2190R-R291979NYN: 1976-11-253MLB--
    3Harold BainesOF6-2195L-L281980CHA: 1977-1-1MLB--
    19,24Floyd BannisterP6-1203L-L321977HOU: 1976-1-1MLB--
    8Daryl BostonCF-LF6-3203L-L241984CHA: 1981-1-7MLB--
    22Ivan CalderonLF-RF6-1205R-R251984Not draftedMLB--
    53Ralph CitarellaP6-0180R-R291983SLN: 1979-1-12MLB--
    47Bryan ClarkP6-2185L-L301981PIT: 1974-10-227MLB--
    52Joel DavisP6-5205L-R221985CHA: 1983-1-13MLB--
    26Jose DeLeonP6-4215R-R261983PIT: 1982-29-724MLB--
    34Richard DotsonP6-0204R-R281979CAL: 1977-1-7MLB--
    72Carlton FiskC6-2220R-R391969BOS: 1967-1-4MLB--
    13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11150L-R231985Not draftedMLB--
    17Jerry HairstonOF5-10190B-R351973CHA: 1970-3-54MLB--
    25Ron HasseyC6-2200L-R341978CLE: 1976-18-422MLB--
    15Donnie Hill2B-SS5-10160B-R261983OAK: 1981-1-1MLB--
    32Tim Hulett3B-2B6-0195R-R271983CHA: 1980-1-3MLB--
    43Bob JamesP6-4230R-R281978MON: 1976-1-9MLB--
    5Ron KarkoviceC6-1215R-R231986CHA: 1982-1-14MLB--
    44Pat Keedy3B-LF6-4205R-R291985CAL: 1979-5-119MLB--
    38Dave LaPointP6-3215L-L271980MIL: 1977-10-237MLB--
    20Bill LindseyC6-3195R-R271987SLN: 1979-6-132MLB--
    46Bill LongP6-0185R-R271985SDN: 1981-2-32MLB--
    12Steve LyonsCF-3B6-3195L-R271985BOS: 1981-1-19MLB--
    10Fred Manrique2B-SS6-1175R-R251981Not draftedMLB--
    40Jack McDowellP6-5190R-R211987CHA: 1987-1-5MLB--
    50Joel McKeonP6-0185L-L241986SFN: 1982-4-90MLB--
    41Scott NielsenP6-1190R-R281986SEA: 1983-6-139MLB--
    48John PawlowskiP6-2175R-R231987CHA: 1985-6-137MLB--
    43Adam PetersonP6-3190R-R211987CHA: 1984-5-132MLB--
    21Gary RedusOF-1B6-1185R-R301982CIN: 1978-15-381MLB--
    1Jerry Royster3B-2B6-0165R-R341973Not draftedMLB--
    36Ray SearageP6-1180L-L321981SLN: 1976-22-518MLB--
    37Bobby ThigpenP6-3195R-R231986CHA: 1985-4-85MLB--
    29Greg Walker1B6-3210L-R271982PHI: 1977-20-511MLB--
    7Kenny WilliamsOF6-1184R-R231986DET: 1985-1-26MLB--
    40,45Jim WinnP6-3210R-R271983PIT: 1981-1-14MLB--

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