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1997 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-81 .497
Rank: 2nd in American League Central
Run Differential: 779-833 -54
Manager(s): Terry Bevington
General Manager: Ron Schueler
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Comiskey Park II
Payroll: $ 54,377,500 3/28
Attendance: 1,864,782 16/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jason Dellaero (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Joe Nossek
Bullpen Coach: Art Kusnyer
First Base Coach: Bryan Little
First Base Coach: Ron Jackson
Hitting Coach: Bill Buckner
Hitting Coach: Ron Jackson
Pitching Coach: Mike Pazik
Third Base Coach: Doug Rader

#1 Draft Picks

Harold Baines (#1), Frank Thomas (#7), Robin Ventura (#10), Ron Karkovice (#14), Roberto Hernandez (#16), Chris Clemons (#33), Jorge Fabregas (#34)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8675.534--
8081.4976.0
7883.4848.0
6894.42018.5
6794.41619.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
45Jeff AbbottLF-RF2438810
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2000600003.263.263.368631.105.105.290--38.01438
40Wilson AlvarezP273000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
3Harold BainesDH383184097
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012
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52014147010029.305.382.475857.170.296.3261.1526.5151361
37James BaldwinP253000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
8Albert BelleLF3063490174
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45
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30
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1164453105660826.274.327.491818.216.300.2841.9821.1311695
24Mike CameronCF243796398
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552325510551258.259.349.433782.174.375.3171.9127.1164441
61,43Carlos CastilloP22101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
44,49Tony CastilloP341000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
36,44Danny DarwinP413000000000300100.000.000.0000.000.000-----04
15Doug DrabekP341100000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
5Ray Durham2B25634106172
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5333166196602814.271.331.382713.110.233.3011.5757.6242705
36Scott EyreP25201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
12Jorge FabregasC273223190
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48111143104414.280.300.382682.102.137.3013.9146.0123341
22Chad FonvilleSS-CF26911
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0001201100100.111.200.111311.000.333.1251.00--111
13Ozzie GuillenSS3349059120
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52532224011147.245.275.337612.092.141.2491.09122.5165527
20Ron KarkoviceC331381025
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1800113230453.181.234.333567.152.232.1812.9123.046158
12Chad KreuterC323768
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3018900000.216.356.405761.189.378.2591.1337.01545
10Darren LewisCF29771518
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005114111400502.234.330.247577.013.247.2861.27--1993
55Robert MachadoC241513
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02001600100.200.250.333583.133.200.3336.00--517
7Norberto MartinSS-3B302132464
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271463100002.300.320.371691.070.085.3445.17106.579219
14Dave MartinezRF-1B3250478144
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55126556937564.286.352.413765.127.248.3081.2542.0208570
26Chuck McElroyP290100000000000000-----------00
28Lyle MoutonRF282422665
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2344146611038.269.305.368673.099.157.3454.7148.489259
38Jaime NavarroP291000000000000101.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
31Greg Norton3B243459
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01002800100.265.306.441747.176.235.3464.00--1537
30Magglio OrdonezRF23691222
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11122800101.319.338.580918.261.275.3164.0017.34072
29Tony PenaC4067411
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0080081300013.164.250.179429.015.134.2001.63--1276
73Tony PhillipsRF381292340
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941292910203.310.437.403840.093.341.3881.0064.552160
33Mike SirotkaP261000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
27Chris Snopek3B262982765
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3532185110424.218.261.319580.101.164.2462.8359.695322
35Frank Thomas1B-DH29530110184
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1251110969390715.347.454.6111065.264.470.3440.6315.1324646
34Mario Valdez1B221151128
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1310173930023.243.336.330666.087.243.3512.29115.038134
23Robin Ventura3B291832748
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2600342105033.262.373.426799.164.350.2640.6230.578220
Batting Totals184754917791498260281587401065256990133404760133.273.338.417755.144.257.2981.5834.822886167
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
33Mike Sirotka26302.2574001032369845240011.2810.131.131.416.754.80
51Mike Bertotti27006.7590002039330240102.7520.250.004.509.002.00
44,49Tony Castillo34444.946400020462744834623420011.5610.740.873.346.101.83
57Chris Clemons24028.315200301219131241181012.3113.152.777.625.540.73
36,44Danny Darwin41484.142117100011313060522131621211.4210.351.672.474.942.00
48Jeff Darwin27015.1414000601317881793001.7110.930.644.505.791.29
15Doug Drabek3412115.753131000016917010910830698512241.419.051.603.674.531.23
32Tom Fordham23016.3571001017171312210100011.599.001.065.295.291.00
47Matt Karchner30312.8952000251552501817426306001.438.490.684.425.091.15
38Jaime Navarro299145.7933332000209267155135227314214131.6211.440.943.136.091.95
61,43Carlos Castillo22214.503720014166683533933433011.539.271.234.505.861.30
40Wilson Alvarez27983.022222210014512661499551104001.247.770.553.396.782.00
41Bill Simas25314.174000011141462319624382021.7110.101.325.278.341.58
26Chuck McElroy29133.974800013159562926319441001.278.540.462.906.712.32
46Jason Bere26424.6666000028201515417211031.286.211.245.286.521.24
44Keith Foulke24303.4116000532828111145210001.148.691.241.556.524.20
36Scott Eyre25445.0211110000606236341131362011.529.151.624.575.311.16
60Nelson Cruz24026.5819000502629191969233001.4610.042.083.127.962.56
39Roberto Hernandez32512.4446000432748381513524472001.297.130.944.508.811.96
54Al Levine29227.00250006027352221416222021.8911.671.335.337.331.38
37James Baldwin2512155.2732321000200205128117198314014351.449.230.863.746.301.69
50Larry Thomas27009.0050000033331200001.679.003.006.000.000.00
Pitching Totals80814.74550161611555214221505833749175575961719261.469.531.113.646.081.67
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jorge FabregasC925194678.9880.00
Ron KarkoviceC512611311.9960.00
Tony PenaC301438021.0000.00
Chad KreuterC1357310.9840.00
Robert MachadoC10343011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank Thomas1B97739491170.9860.00
Dave Martinez1B5225624623.9790.00
Mario Valdez1B47256120191.0000.00
Chad Kreuter1B22111.7500.00
Jorge Fabregas1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ray Durham2B1532703951877.9740.00
Norberto Martin2B9142513.9750.00
Chad Fonville2B201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chris Snopek3B82561171611.9150.00
Robin Ventura3B545399711.9560.00
Norberto Martin3B1792712.9730.00
Greg Norton3B1141530.8640.00
Tony Phillips3B971211.9500.00
Tony Pena3B10000.0000.00
Mario Valdez3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ozzie GuillenSS1392073481578.9740.00
Norberto MartinSS282745311.9600.00
Chris SnopekSS458021.0000.00
Chad FonvilleSS22210.8000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Albert BelleLF1543501100.9720.00
Lyle MoutonLF1616010.9410.00
Jeff AbbottLF570001.0000.00
Dave MartinezLF410001.0000.00
Chad FonvilleLF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike CameronCF102297451.9840.00
Darren LewisCF64911011.0000.00
Dave MartinezCF451043001.0000.00
Chad FonvilleCF260001.0000.00
Jeff AbbottCF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave MartinezRF75125312.9920.00
Lyle MoutonRF55110130.9740.00
Mike CameronRF37361011.0000.00
Tony PhillipsRF2867321.9720.00
Magglio OrdonezRF19431001.0000.00
Jeff AbbottRF470001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony CastilloP646231930.8803.19
Matt KarchnerP525226021.0001.38
Chuck McElroyP4859112011.0001.98
Roberto HernandezP464846011.0001.88
Bill SimasP404133001.0001.31
Carlos CastilloP376615001.0000.82
Jaime NavarroP33209151530.9091.29
James BaldwinP32200152220.9491.67
Doug DrabekP31169142010.9711.81
Al LevineP252753011.0002.66
Wilson AlvarezP2214561710.9581.43
Danny DarwinP21113620011.0002.07
Nelson CruzP192631001.0001.38
Keith FoulkeP162814011.0001.60
Jeff DarwinP141301001.0000.68
Scott EyreP116006001.0000.90
Mike BertottiP930000.0000.00
Tom FordhamP71702001.0001.05
Mike SirotkaP7321310.8001.13
Jason BereP6281211.7500.96
Chris ClemonsP51211001.0001.48
Larry ThomasP5310001.0002.90
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Harold BainesDH86.0000.00
Frank ThomasDH49.0000.00
Lyle MoutonDH11.0000.00
Albert BelleDH7.0000.00
Darren LewisDH6.0000.00
Norberto MartinDH6.0000.00
Mike CameronDH4.0000.00
Jeff AbbottDH3.0000.00
Greg NortonDH2.0000.00
Mario ValdezDH2.0000.00
Ray DurhamDH1.0000.00
Chad FonvilleDH1.0000.00
Dave MartinezDH1.0000.00


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