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1988 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-90 .441
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 631-757 -126
Roster Continuity 60.62% 23/26
Manager(s): Jim Fregosi
General Manager: Larry Himes
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Payroll: $ 5,906,952 26/26
Attendance: 1,115,749 24/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Robin Ventura (#10) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Glen Rosenbaum
Assistant Coach: Walt Williams
Bullpen Coach: Dyar Miller
First Base Coach: Ed Brinkman
Hitting Coach: Cal Emery
Pitching Coach: Don Rowe
Third Base Coach: Ron Clark

#1 Draft Picks

Harold Baines (#1), Jack McDowell (#5), Daryl Boston (#7), Joel Davis (#13), Ron Karkovice (#14), Steve Lyons (#19), Russ Morman (#28)
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 1988 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    3Harold BainesOF6-2195L-L291980CHA: 1977-1-1MLB--
    32Jeff BittigerP5-10175R-R261986NYN: 1980-7-157MLB--
    8Daryl BostonCF-LF6-3203L-L251984CHA: 1981-1-7MLB--
    22Ivan CalderonLF-RF6-1205R-R261984Not draftedMLB--
    31Joel DavisP6-5205L-R231985CHA: 1983-1-13MLB--
    52John DavisP6-7215R-R251987KCA: 1981-7-178MLB--
    20Mike Diaz1B-OF6-2195R-R281983CHN: 1978-30-685MLB--
    72Carlton FiskC6-2220R-R401969BOS: 1967-1-4MLB--
    17Dave GallagherCF-RF6-0180R-R271987OAK: 1980-1-3MLB--
    13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11150L-R241985Not draftedMLB--
    36Jerry HairstonOF5-10190B-R361973CHA: 1970-3-54MLB--
    15Donnie Hill2B-SS5-10160B-R271983OAK: 1981-1-1MLB--
    45Shawn HillegasP6-3190R-R231987LAN: 1984-1-4MLB--
    26Ricky HortonP6-2195L-L281984SLN: 1980-4-93MLB--
    1Lance JohnsonCF5-11165L-L241987SLN: 1984-6-139MLB--
    38Barry JonesP6-4225R-R251986PIT: 1984-3-69MLB--
    5Ron KarkoviceC6-1215R-R241986CHA: 1982-1-14MLB--
    38Dave LaPointP6-3215L-L281980MIL: 1977-10-237MLB--
    47Bill LongP6-0185R-R281985SDN: 1981-2-32MLB--
    12Steve LyonsCF-3B6-3195L-R281985BOS: 1981-1-19MLB--
    10Fred Manrique2B-SS6-1175R-R261981Not draftedMLB--
    56Ravelo ManzanilloP6-0210L-L241988Not draftedMLB--
    24Carlos Martinez1B-3B6-5175R-R221988Not draftedMLB--
    57Tom McCarthyP6-0180R-R271985BOS: 1979-7-182MLB--
    40Jack McDowellP6-5190R-R221987CHA: 1987-1-5MLB--
    14Russ Morman1B-LF6-4215R-R261986CHA: 1983-1-28MLB--
    25Donn PallP6-1179R-R261988CHA: 1985-23-579MLB--
    28Kelly Paris3B-2B6-0180R-R301982SLN: 1975-2-40MLB--
    44Dan PasquaRF-LF6-0205L-L261985NYA: 1982-3-76MLB--
    34Ken PattersonP6-4210L-L231988NYA: 1985-3-77MLB--
    48John PawlowskiP6-2175R-R241987CHA: 1985-6-137MLB--
    33Melido PerezP6-4180R-R221987Not draftedMLB--
    42Adam PetersonP6-3190R-R221987CHA: 1984-5-132MLB--
    30Sap Randall1B-RF5-11195B-R271988CAL: 1981-10-236MLB--
    21Gary RedusOF-1B6-1185R-R311982CIN: 1978-15-381MLB--
    41Jerry ReussP6-5217L-L391969SLN: 1967-2-30MLB--
    46Steve RosenbergP6-0185L-L231988NYA: 1986-4-106MLB--
    27Mark SalasC6-0205L-R271984SLN: 1979-18-448MLB--
    36Jose SeguraP5-11180R-R251988Not draftedMLB--
    37Bobby ThigpenP6-3195R-R241986CHA: 1985-4-85MLB--
    29Greg Walker1B6-3210L-R281982PHI: 1977-20-511MLB--
    7Kenny WilliamsOF6-1184R-R241986DET: 1985-1-26MLB--
    45Carl WillisP6-4213L-R271984DET: 1983-23-581MLB--
    20Mike Woodard2B5-9155L-R281985OAK: 1978-4-82MLB--

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