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1997 Chicago White Sox  (1996)  (1998)
68-94, 4th in AL Central Division
Scored 786 runs, Allowed 940 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-95
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .675
Park Factor: Batting - 92 / Pitching - 93 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 75-87   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 80-81
Manager(s): Ben Lea, Shane Parendo

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B  Frank Thomas         29  149  542   90  176  31   1  36  105   2   0  110   68  .325  .442  .585  146  10.3  5e19      -40  
 3B  Todd Zeile           31  154  596   90  168  24   0  28  102   5   3   64  100  .282  .352  .463   96   5.7  4e27       -9  
 OF  Albert Belle         30  162  629   95  163  34   2  34   90   3   2   61  129  .259  .329  .482   93   5.1  4(+1)e11  -12  
 2B #Ray Durham           25  154  587   96  159  26   8   6   49  22   9   64  106  .271  .347  .373   80   4.9  3e19        1  
 OF *Dave Martinez        32  146  517   73  124  13   3  11   42   5   1   51   87  .240  .311  .340   59   3.9  2(-2)e2  -117  
 OF  Mike Cameron         24  119  402   51   88  22   5  14   54   5   0   42  131  .219  .302  .403   49   4.1  2(-2)e8   -84  
 SS #Kevin Stocker        27  135  496   65  124  13   7   5   54   4   4   39   71  .250  .302  .335   48   3.2  3e12      -53  
 C   Chris Hoiles         32   87  319   46   77  16   0   9   48   1   1   53   97  .241  .359  .376   45   4.7  3(+2)e1   -59  
 1B *Bob Hamelin          29   93  341   40   86  16   0  13   50   1   2   36   77  .252  .327  .413   43   4.4  4e24     -113  
 OF  Wil Cordero          25   94  351   37   91  17   2  11   37   0   2   11   69  .259  .290  .413   38   3.8  3(0)e2    -49  
 C   Joe Oliver           31   89  311   30   69   7   0   8   35   0   0   19   48  .222  .276  .322   25   2.7  3(0)e2   -130  
 OF  Magglio Ordonez      23   23   69   12   27   7   0   8   22   0   0    2   11  .391  .403  .841   22  13.2  3(0)e7    326  
 DH  Pete Incaviglia      33   43  159   14   45   8   0   4   21   0   0    2   45  .283  .303  .409   19   4.5             34  
 2B  Norberto Martin      30   58  145   22   47   3   3   0   17   2   6    5   23  .324  .347  .386   17   4.5  4e18       42  
 SS  Chris Snopek         26   43  120   18   28   4   0   3   10   1   0   13   17  .233  .314  .342   14   3.9  4e28       73  
 1B *Mario Valdez         22   26   65    6   15   6   0   0    3   0   0    5   21  .231  .301  .323    5   2.8  2e7       -56  
 OF  Jeff Abbott          24    7   23    1    4   1   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .174  .174  .217    0    .9  4(+1)e5  -240  
 3B #Greg Norton          25    5    6    0    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    2  .000  .143  .000    0    .2  3e65     -604  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           808                  -42

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

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     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  Orel Hershiser       38  11   9  .550  27  27   7   0   0   0   1  184.1  190  107   95  25   74  122  4.64  103   5.0  -43  
  P  James Baldwin        25  11  11  .500  32  32   7   0   0   0   0  207.2  208  112  104  20   81  151  4.51  116   5.0  -49  
  P *Wilson Alvarez       27  10   6  .625  20  20   4   0   0   0   3  149.1  135   63   54   8   45  106  3.25   60   3.7  -25  
  P  Chad Ogea            26   8  12  .400  29  29   1   0   0   0   0  174.1  203  136  126  26   82  128  6.50  120   6.2    3  
  P *Scott Eyre           25   7  12  .368  27  24   0   3   2   0   0  131.0  169  120  114  26   90   73  7.83  134   9.2  109  
  P *Tom Martin           27   4   2  .667  38   0   0  19   2   0   0   51.0   46   20   17   3   22   36  3.00   21   3.8  -28  
  P  Keith Foulke         24   4  10  .286  20  14   4   4   0   0   1   96.1  135   88   74  17   39   70  6.91   89   8.3  -53  
  P  Cory Lidle           25   3   3  .500  46   0   0  18   4   1   0   84.2  120   50   48   8   23   64  5.10   64   6.9   84  
  P  Greg McMichael       30   3   7  .300  53   0   0  21   5   4   0   86.2   87   34   30   4   23   75  3.12   38   4.0    6  
  P  Steve Reed           31   3   9  .250  37   0   0  32  18  11   0   33.1   29   21   18   6   14   22  4.86   17   4.6   23  
  P  Nelson Cruz          24   2   1  .667  20   0   0   5   0   0   0   26.2   20    7    7   2   11   18  2.36    9   3.3 -288  
  P *Mike Sirotka         26   1   2  .333  10   3   0   4   0   0   0   30.2   31   17   16   5    8   24  4.70   16   4.8  -21  
  P *Brian Anderson       25   1   5  .167   8   8   1   0   0   0   0   49.2   59   33   26   5   15   26  4.71   30   5.5    5  
  P  Bill Simas           25   0   0  .000  20   0   0   7   0   0   0   43.1   42   24   22   7   28   41  4.57   28   6.0  -61  
  P  Alan Levine          29   0   0  .000  17   0   0   5   1   0   0   25.1   52   39   36   6   22   18 12.79   46  17.5  233  
  P  Carlos Castillo      22   0   1  .000  31   0   0  20   2   0   0   63.2   74   49   46  15   25   40  6.50   51   7.4   47  
  P  Bret Saberhagen      33   0   4  .000   5   5   0   0   0   0   0   25.0   33   20   18   0   13   14  6.48   20   7.1  -95  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      969         -3

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Chris Hoiles          741  82  85  600   36   2   5  .997  50  16
 Joe Oliver            722  80  84  553   19   4   3  .993  44   6
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Frank Thomas 1297 144 146 1192 91 15 98 .988 8.90 Mario Valdez 161 18 26 138 17 1 15 .994 8.66 Joe Oliver 3 0 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 20.25 Bob Hamelin 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 1.000 18.00 Chris Hoiles 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ray Durham 1266 140 147 299 374 23 81 .967 4.78 Norberto Martin 195 22 23 30 66 2 10 .980 4.43 Wil Cordero 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 10.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Todd Zeile 1369 154 154 117 187 29 15 .913 2.00 Norberto Martin 86 8 16 8 10 2 0 .900 1.88 Greg Norton 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 Chris Snopek 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Kevin Stocker 1180 131 132 224 362 8 62 .987 4.47 Chris Snopek 280 31 36 61 102 3 29 .982 5.23 Norberto Martin 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Albert Belle         1457 162 162  286   11  12   2  .961  1.84
 Wil Cordero             5   0   4    4    0   0   0 1.000  6.75
 Dave Martinez           1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dave Martinez 1298 145 145 384 25 1 5 .998 2.84 Mike Cameron 161 17 21 43 3 0 0 1.000 2.57 Wil Cordero 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mike Cameron 769 85 97 209 7 4 0 .982 2.53 Wil Cordero 503 58 60 119 2 0 0 1.000 2.16 Magglio Ordonez 146 15 19 33 4 3 1 .925 2.28 Pete Incaviglia 23 2 3 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.74 Jeff Abbott 17 2 2 3 1 0 0 1.000 2.12 Dave Martinez 5 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 5.40 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1997 Draft


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