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1961 Chicago White Sox  (1960)  (1962)
64-90, 7th in American League
Scored 736 runs, Allowed 873 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-90
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .670
Park Factor: Batting - 103 / Pitching - 104 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 64-90   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 86-76
Manager(s): Jon Fellows

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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B  Roy Sievers          34  143  519   84  140  35   5  27   92   6   0   58   64  .270  .349  .513   93   6.3  4e10      -52  
 3B  Al Smith             33  148  551   89  146  30   3  31  109   1   1   56   68  .265  .337  .499   90   5.7  4e26      -18  
 OF *Albie Pearson        26  129  414   80  121  20   2   9   43   8   1   84   37  .292  .411  .415   80   7.2  2(-1)e15    6  
 OF *Floyd Robinson       25  119  417   72  134  21   5  10   55   3   1   45   32  .321  .388  .468   76   6.8  3(0)e3      2  
 OF  Jim Landis           27  140  480   76  115  15   9  17   62  10   2   60   68  .240  .329  .415   70   4.9  1(-1)e6   -88  
 OF  Minnie Minoso        38  111  335   57   93  16   5   5   37   5   0   47   33  .278  .385  .400   54   5.7  3(-1)e15   -3  
 C   Sherm Lollar         36  104  339   47   89  10   1   9   49   0   0   35   44  .263  .351  .378   46   4.8  2(-2)e1   -11  
 2B *Don Blasingame       29  134  430   43  100  13   4   0   34   1   1   39   39  .233  .297  .281   37   2.9  3e25        4  
 SS  Charley Smith        23   89  317   41   79  15   2   6   38   2   3   14   56  .249  .297  .366   33   3.5  4e48       -5  
 UT  Jerry Kindall        26   81  237   24   57  13   6   5   29   0   2   15   67  .241  .286  .409   27   3.9  2e48      -12  
 OF *Wes Covington        29   94  170   20   49  15   0   5   33   0   0   15   20  .288  .342  .465   26   5.6  4(+3)e16   45  
 SS *Billy Klaus          32   69  194   18   47   6   3   5   25   0   0   16   33  .242  .303  .381   22   4.0  4e21       15  
 C   Cam Carreon          23   74  224   22   57   9   1   2   23   0   1   21   27  .254  .317  .330   22   3.5  3(0)e4    -37  
 OF  Charlie James        23   50  125   21   33   5   0   4   19   0   0    4   24  .264  .295  .400   13   3.6  3(0)e14    52  
 1B *Billy Goodman        35   10   34    6    8   0   0   1    6   0   0    8    2  .235  .372  .324    4   4.1  4e25      -36  
 OF *Don Dillard          24   22   26    4    7   3   0   0    5   0   0    2    4  .269  .310  .385    3   3.9  4(+2)e7   -94  
 1B  Deron Johnson        22   20   54    4    6   2   0   1    3   0   0    0    8  .111  .111  .204    1    .6  4e25     -276  
 PH  Sammy Esposito       29    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -515  
 PH *Al Pilarcik          31    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -521  
 2B  Felix Mantilla       26    4    4    1    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    2  .250  .250  .250    0    .0  4e17      -78  
 C   Bob Roselli          29    4   13    0    1   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    3  .077  .077  .077    0    .0  4(-2)e12 -451  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           702                  -20

     * - 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  John Buzhardt        24  12  13  .480  33  32   4   0   0   0   1  215.2  229  118  103  29   75  106  4.30  118   4.9  -11  
  P  Ray Herbert          31  12  15  .444  34  34   5   0   0   0   4  219.2  277  146  137  30   85   98  5.61  163   6.6   51  
  P *Billy Pierce         34   8  13  .381  29  28   4   0   0   0   2  177.0  211  113   98  22   59  110  4.98  119   5.9   52  
  P  Early Wynn           41   7   5  .583  40  10   3  16   3   2   0  114.1  118   72   72  23   55   72  5.67   77   6.0  139  
  P  Turk Lown            37   7   7  .500  51   0   0  42  19  10   0   69.1   81   42   35   7   29   36  4.54   41   5.4   61  
  P *Bud Daley            28   7  14  .333  30  30   0   0   0   0   0  187.0  214  117   96  23   71  113  4.62  121   5.7  -22  
  P *Bob Allen            23   5   2  .714  52   0   0  20   3   3   0   81.2  109   54   53  12   29   44  5.84   65   7.5   48  
  P *Frank Baumann        28   3  13  .188  35  17   0   7   1   0   0  110.0  193  108   98  12   39   39  8.02  121   9.9  102  
  P  Warren Hacker        36   1   0 1.000  26   0   0  10   1   0   0   41.1   42   14   14   3    5   32  3.05   15   3.4 -125  
  P  Don Larsen           31   1   1  .500  24   2   0  12   3   0   0   45.1   51   29   26   9   14   34  5.16   29   5.9  131  
  P  Russ Kemmerer        29   1   6  .143  51   0   0  30   1   4   0   79.0   96   57   49  15   30   31  5.58   58   6.7  105  
  P *Herb Score           28   0   1  .000   3   1   0   1   0   0   0    6.0    9    3    3   0    2    2  4.50    3   4.5  -98  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                                      935         44

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Sherm Lollar          801  90  97  479   27   0   5 1.000  10  11
 Cam Carreon           515  60  66  314   16   3   1  .991   8   5
 Bob Roselli            30   4   4   20    0   1   0  .952   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roy Sievers 1154 132 133 1121 122 8 122 .994 9.69 Deron Johnson 111 13 13 110 6 1 9 .991 9.41 Billy Goodman 80 9 9 87 5 1 8 .989 10.35 Wes Covington 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Blasingame 1088 124 131 378 359 14 96 .981 6.10 Jerry Kindall 244 29 36 88 72 7 22 .958 5.89 Felix Mantilla 9 1 3 3 2 0 1 1.000 5.00 Billy Klaus 5 0 4 2 1 0 0 1.000 5.40 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Al Smith 1239 144 144 112 286 19 28 .954 2.89 Charley Smith 92 10 13 7 17 1 1 .960 2.35 Billy Klaus 15 0 6 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.17 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Charley Smith 596 71 72 127 210 20 45 .944 5.09 Billy Klaus 421 49 54 64 155 3 29 .986 4.68 Jerry Kindall 330 34 51 51 135 9 27 .954 5.08 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Minnie Minoso         698  81  83  143    8   9   0  .944  1.95
 Albie Pearson         457  50  57  102    3   4   1  .963  2.07
 Wes Covington         169  21  22   35    1   4   0  .900  1.92
 Don Dillard            22   2   5    9    0   1   0  .900  3.68
 Charlie James           1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Landis 1100 125 131 350 22 5 3 .987 3.04 Albie Pearson 241 29 33 67 2 3 0 .958 2.58 Al Smith 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Charlie James 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 Don Dillard 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Floyd Robinson 887 101 103 186 5 4 2 .979 1.94 Charlie James 225 28 29 55 1 1 0 .982 2.24 Albie Pearson 179 20 26 36 1 0 0 1.000 1.86 Wes Covington 55 5 12 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1961 Draft


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