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1956 Chicago White Sox  (1955)  (1957)
83-71, 2nd in American League
Scored 675 runs, Allowed 652 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-74
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .719
Park Factor: Batting - 100 / Pitching - 99 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 74-80   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 85-69
Manager(s): Robert Rescigno

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Minnie Minoso        33  154  564  114  174  31  13  19   83  20  10  102   51  .309  .432  .511  132   8.4  2(-2)e9    -7  
 2B *Nellie Fox           28  154  641  106  215  33  15   6   59  22   9   56   24  .335  .397  .462  117   7.0  1e13      135  
 OF *Larry Doby           31  153  548   85  140  32   5  31  128   1   0  117   98  .255  .388  .502  112   7.0  1(-4)e6    32  
 OF  Lee Walls            23  140  504   60  121  25  12  10   73   4   6   57  103  .240  .315  .397   61   4.1  2(-2)e12  -65  
 1B *Dee Fondy            31  123  447   70  130  22  15   5   50  25  14   23   56  .291  .322  .441   59   4.6  2e22       81  
 3B *Fred Hatfield        31  119  370   37   83   7   1   5   44   4   0   36   31  .224  .315  .289   36   3.3  3e20     -104  
 C  *Hobie Landrith       26  113  387   33   83   8   5   3   38   0   0   28   58  .214  .268  .284   30   2.7  4(+1)e14  -66  
 1B  Walt Dropo           33   96  184   25   51   8   1   6   24   2   0   19   29  .277  .345  .429   27   5.1  3e11       66  
 C   Les Moss             31   64  147   21   31   3   0  13   24   0   0   23   12  .211  .314  .497   23   5.4  4(+2)e1   -39  
 SS  Luis Aparicio        22   49  188   19   53   5   0   2   15  10   5   12   22  .282  .325  .340   20   3.2  1e38       13  
 SS  Sammy Esposito       24   64  184   12   34   6   1   0   13   1   5   34   29  .185  .315  .228   15   2.5  3e31     -170  
 SS  George Strickland    30  100  194   15   34   4   3   1    9   0   0   20   40  .175  .250  .242   12   2.1  3e19      -99  
 OF *Ron Northey          36   31   54    5   18   1   0   5   13   0   0    6    3  .333  .393  .630   11   7.2  4(+3)e16   23  
 UT  Bubba Phillips       28   49   99   12   23   4   0   2    9   4   2    6   16  .232  .294  .333    9   3.2            -88  
 PH  Bob Kennedy          35   44  103   11   28   3   0   3   10   0   6    7   16  .272  .321  .388    9   2.8             80  
 3B  Rocky Bridges        28   17   44    6   14   2   0   0    6   0   0    9    8  .318  .434  .364    7   7.2  3e18      239  
 SS  Granny Hamner        29   32   83    6   15   5   0   0    5   0   0   12   10  .181  .284  .241    6   2.3  3e48      -80  
 C   Charlie Silvera      31   13   37    3    7   1   1   0    5   0   0    8   13  .189  .326  .270    4   3.6  3(+1)e10   10  
 OF *Faye Throneberry     25   17   41    2    8   2   0   0    2   0   0    4   14  .195  .261  .244    3   2.4  3(-1)e25  -79  
 PH *Bob Hale             22    9    9    0    3   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .333  .333  .444    1   6.0            195  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           703                    0

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Bob Lemon            35  19   6  .760  38  38   5   0   0   0   1  244.1  178   88   78  20   68   90  2.87   75   2.7 -105  
  P *Billy Pierce         29  14  18  .438  39  39   7   0   0   0   4  274.1  290  137  125  33  101  176  4.10  145   4.7   31  
  P  Jim Wilson           34  12   4  .750  19  19   3   0   0   0   0  141.2  129   61   57  15   56   75  3.62   65   4.2  -47  
  P  Mike Fornieles       24  10   9  .526  49   9   2  28  12   6   1  125.0  120   42   37  13   32   67  2.66   53   3.8  -30  
  P *Joe Nuxhall          27  10  15  .400  32  32   4   0   0   0   2  214.1  191  106   92  21  106  144  3.86  104   4.4  -43  
  P  Dick Hall            25   4   3  .571  13  10   0   2   1   0   0   52.2   62   33   26   5   18   22  4.44   34   5.8   49  
  P  Ed Roebuck           25   4   4  .500  49   0   0  12   6   2   0   91.2   87   58   50  23   39   66  4.91   54   5.3   51  
  P *Rip Coleman          24   3   1  .750  48   0   0  29   1   0   0   51.0   57   32   29   3   32   34  5.12   36   6.5   16  
  P *Paul LaPalme         32   3   5  .375  37   0   0  28  17   3   0   49.0   36   21   17   3   33   25  3.12   18   3.4   -1  
  P  Ellis Kinder         41   2   1  .667  34   0   0  13   4   0   0   39.1   40   13   10   4   16   28  2.29   20   4.7  -57  
  P  Bob Keegan           35   2   3  .400  29   5   0  10   2   1   0   79.0   95   50   46  16   24   17  5.24   57   6.5   59  
  P  Dixie Howell         36   0   0  .000   5   0   0   4   0   0   0    8.0    5    0    0   0    3    2  0.00    1   1.8 -366  
  P  Sandy Consuegra      35   0   0  .000   5   0   0   2   2   0   0    3.2    1    0    0   0    0    0  0.00    0    .2 -530  
  P  Ted Abernathy        23   0   1  .000   6   1   0   4   0   0   0    8.1   12    7    7   1    3    5  7.56    6   6.8   38  
  P  Charlie Beamon       21   0   1  .000   5   1   0   1   0   0   0    8.1   10    4    4   1    6   12  4.32    6   6.7  258  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      680        -18

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Hobie Landrith        956 110 110  574   26  21   4  .966  22  10
 Les Moss              340  34  53  253   16   1   2  .996   9   5
 Charlie Silvera        95  10  11   51    2   0   0 1.000   1   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dee Fondy 950 106 108 995 83 16 125 .985 10.21 Walt Dropo 317 34 42 308 22 1 29 .997 9.38 Minnie Minoso 123 14 17 117 10 1 10 .992 9.27 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Nellie Fox 1389 154 154 399 428 12 132 .986 5.36 George Strickland 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Fred Hatfield 800 92 101 70 173 10 21 .960 2.73 George Strickland 213 20 41 21 37 0 2 1.000 2.45 Bubba Phillips 117 15 15 10 28 0 2 1.000 2.91 Rocky Bridges 90 9 11 11 19 2 3 .938 3.00 Bob Kennedy 83 10 10 9 12 4 1 .840 2.29 Minnie Minoso 35 4 7 4 6 0 0 1.000 2.60 Lee Walls 34 3 9 4 13 1 0 .944 4.50 Sammy Esposito 19 1 6 4 3 0 1 1.000 3.38 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Sammy Esposito 448 54 55 91 165 10 40 .962 5.14 Luis Aparicio 445 49 49 78 202 9 45 .969 5.66 George Strickland 261 24 45 42 113 3 23 .981 5.35 Granny Hamner 192 22 23 29 68 6 11 .942 4.55 Fred Hatfield 39 4 6 8 13 1 4 .955 4.81 Rocky Bridges 8 1 2 6 4 0 2 1.000 11.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Minnie Minoso        1192 132 132  268    9  10   1  .965  2.09
 Lee Walls             116  13  15   27    1   1   0  .966  2.17
 Ron Northey            80   9  10   14    0   1   0  .933  1.57
 Bubba Phillips          2   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Doby 1381 153 153 434 18 3 1 .993 2.94 Lee Walls 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Lee Walls 1020 112 119 200 8 10 2 .954 1.84 Bob Kennedy 139 16 20 30 0 3 0 .909 1.94 Bubba Phillips 106 12 18 19 1 0 1 1.000 1.70 Faye Throneberry 85 10 10 17 0 2 0 .895 1.80 Minnie Minoso 40 4 7 8 1 0 0 1.000 2.01 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1956 Draft


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