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1998 Chicago White Sox

1998 > Class Major League > 1998 American League (Central)
Overall: 80-82
Scored 861 runs, Allowed 931 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-87

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jerry Manuel
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Jeff Abbott 25 89 260 244 33 68 14 1 12 41 3 3 9 28 .279 .298 .492 .790 120 2 0 2 5 1
2 James Baldwin 26 37 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Albert Belle 31 163 706 609 113 200 48 2 49 152 6 4 81 84 .328 .399 .655 1.055 399 17 1 0 15 10
4 Mike Cameron 25 141 443 396 53 83 16 5 8 43 27 11 37 101 .210 .285 .336 .621 133 6 6 1 3 0
5 Mike Caruso* 21 133 555 523 81 160 17 6 5 55 22 6 14 38 .306 .331 .390 .721 204 8 7 8 3 0
6 Carlos Castillo 23 54 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Wil Cordero 26 96 371 341 58 91 18 2 13 49 2 1 22 66 .267 .314 .446 .759 152 7 3 1 4 0
8 Ray Durham# 26 158 723 635 126 181 35 8 19 67 36 9 73 105 .285 .363 .455 .818 289 5 6 6 3 3
9 Scott Eyre* 26 33 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Tom Fordham* 24 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Lou Frazier# 33 7 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 6 .000 .222 .000 .222 0 0 0 1 0 0
12 Mark Johnson* 22 7 24 23 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 8 .087 .125 .261 .386 6 0 0 0 0 0
13 Robert Machado 25 34 121 111 14 23 6 0 3 15 0 0 7 22 .207 .254 .342 .597 38 3 0 3 0 0
14 Jaime Navarro 31 37 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Greg Norton# 25 105 330 299 38 71 17 2 9 36 3 3 26 77 .237 .301 .398 .699 119 11 2 1 2 1
16 Magglio Ordonez 24 145 578 535 70 151 25 2 14 65 9 7 28 53 .282 .326 .415 .741 222 19 9 2 4 1
17 Jim Parque* 23 21 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
18 Ruben Sierra# 32 27 77 74 7 16 4 1 4 11 2 0 3 11 .216 .247 .459 .706 34 2 0 0 0 0
19 Brian Simmons# 24 5 19 19 4 7 0 0 2 6 0 1 0 2 .368 .368 .684 1.053 13 0 0 0 0 0
20 Mike Sirotka* 27 33 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Frank Thomas 30 160 712 585 109 155 35 2 29 109 7 0 110 93 .265 .381 .480 .861 281 14 6 0 11 2
22 Robin Ventura* 30 161 674 590 84 155 31 4 21 91 1 1 79 111 .263 .349 .436 .785 257 10 1 1 3 15
23 Craig Wilson 27 13 53 47 14 22 5 0 3 10 1 0 3 6 .468 .490 .766 1.256 36 0 0 2 1 0
23 Players 26.6 163 6280 5585 861 1516 291 38 198 806 127 46 551 916 .271 .339 .444 .782 2477 119 47 38 59 34
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Jim Abbott* 30 5 0 1.000 4.55 5 5 0 0 0 0 31.2 35 16 16 2 12 0 14 1 0 0 134 1.484 9.9 0.6 3.4 4.0 1.17
2 James Baldwin 26 13 6 .684 5.32 37 24 3 1 0 0 159.0 176 103 94 18 60 2 108 10 1 5 712 1.484 10.0 1.0 3.4 6.1 1.80
3 Jason Bere 27 3 7 .300 6.45 18 15 0 0 0 0 83.2 98 71 60 14 58 0 53 2 0 7 404 1.865 10.5 1.5 6.2 5.7 0.91
4 Chad Bradford 23 2 1 .667 3.23 29 0 8 0 0 1 30.2 27 16 11 0 7 0 11 0 1 1 125 1.109 7.9 0.0 2.1 3.2 1.57
5 Larry Casian* 32 0 0 11.25 4 0 3 0 0 0 4.0 8 5 5 0 1 0 6 2 0 0 23 2.250 18.0 0.0 2.2 13.5 6.00
6 Carlos Castillo 23 6 4 .600 5.11 54 2 11 0 0 0 100.1 94 61 57 17 35 1 64 5 3 4 431 1.286 8.4 1.5 3.1 5.7 1.83
7 Tony Castillo* 35 1 2 .333 8.00 25 0 4 0 0 0 27.0 38 25 24 7 11 0 14 2 0 0 129 1.815 12.7 2.3 3.7 4.7 1.27
8 Scott Eyre* 26 3 8 .273 5.38 33 17 10 0 0 0 107.0 114 78 64 24 64 0 73 2 0 7 491 1.664 9.6 2.0 5.4 6.1 1.14
9 Tom Fordham* 24 1 2 .333 6.75 29 5 5 0 0 0 48.0 51 36 36 7 42 0 23 1 0 1 228 1.938 9.6 1.3 7.9 4.3 0.55
10 Keith Foulke 25 3 2 .600 4.13 54 0 18 0 0 1 65.1 51 31 30 9 20 3 57 4 1 3 267 1.087 7.0 1.2 2.8 7.9 2.85
11 Mike Heathcott 29 0 0 3.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 12 1.000 6.0 0.0 3.0 9.0 3.00
12 Bob Howry 24 0 3 .000 3.15 44 0 15 0 0 9 54.1 37 20 19 7 19 2 51 2 0 2 217 1.031 6.1 1.2 3.1 8.4 2.68
13 Matt Karchner 31 2 4 .333 5.15 32 0 23 0 0 11 36.2 33 21 21 2 19 6 30 5 0 0 167 1.418 8.1 0.5 4.7 7.4 1.58
14 Jaime Navarro 31 8 16 .333 6.36 37 27 4 1 0 1 172.2 223 135 122 30 77 1 71 7 0 18 802 1.737 11.6 1.6 4.0 3.7 0.92
15 Jim Parque* 23 7 5 .583 5.10 21 21 0 0 0 0 113.0 135 72 64 14 49 0 77 6 3 0 507 1.628 10.8 1.1 3.9 6.1 1.57
16 Todd Rizzo* 27 0 0 13.50 9 0 1 0 0 0 6.2 12 12 10 0 6 0 3 0 0 2 38 2.700 16.2 0.0 8.1 4.0 0.50
17 Bill Simas 26 4 3 .571 3.57 60 0 41 0 0 18 70.2 54 29 28 12 22 4 56 1 0 1 287 1.075 6.9 1.5 2.8 7.1 2.55
18 Mike Sirotka* 27 14 15 .483 5.06 33 33 0 5 0 0 211.2 255 137 119 30 47 0 128 2 1 3 911 1.427 10.8 1.3 2.0 5.4 2.72
19 John Snyder 23 7 2 .778 4.80 15 14 0 1 0 0 86.1 96 49 46 14 23 1 52 2 0 2 367 1.378 10.0 1.5 2.4 5.4 2.26
20 Bryan Ward* 26 1 2 .333 3.33 28 0 9 0 0 1 27.0 30 13 10 4 7 0 17 0 0 0 116 1.370 10.0 1.3 2.3 5.7 2.43
20 Players 26.3 80 82 .494 5.22 163 163 155 8 4 42 1438.2 1569 931 835 211 580 20 911 54 10 58 6368 1.494 9.8 1.3 3.6 5.7 1.57
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Robert Machado 34 189 17 4 0 .981 6.06 3 24 12 33%
Mark Johnson 7 36 2 0 1 1.000 5.43 0 2 2 50%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wil Cordero 83 698 66 6 78 .992 9.20
Greg Norton 79 642 30 4 57 .994 8.51
Frank Thomas 14 116 6 2 12 .984 8.71

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Durham 158 282 438 18 128 .976 4.56
Craig Wilson 4 7 9 0 4 1.000 4.00
Greg Norton 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robin Ventura 161 102 330 15 38 .966 2.68
Greg Norton 11 12 10 2 0 .917 2.00
Craig Wilson 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Caruso 131 216 378 35 91 .944 4.53
Craig Wilson 8 13 17 0 4 1.000 3.75

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Albert Belle 159 0.00
Jeff Abbott 20 0.00
Wil Cordero 4 0.00
Ruben Sierra 2 0.00
Brian Simmons 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Cameron 136 0.00
Jeff Abbott 38 0.00
Magglio Ordonez 22 0.00
Brian Simmons 4 0.00
Lou Frazier 3 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Magglio Ordonez 136 0.00
Jeff Abbott 27 0.00
Ruben Sierra 12 0.00
Wil Cordero 8 0.00
Mike Cameron 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Albert Belle 159 316 11 8 3 .976 2.06
Magglio Ordonez 145 323 10 5 2 .985 2.30
Mike Cameron 138 313 6 4 0 .988 2.31
Jeff Abbott 76 132 0 4 0 .971 1.74
Ruben Sierra 14 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.43
Wil Cordero 11 15 0 1 0 .938 1.36
Brian Simmons 5 13 0 0 0 1.000 2.60
Lou Frazier 3 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Simas 60 9 5 0 1 1.000 0.23
Carlos Castillo 54 5 16 1 1 .955 0.39
Keith Foulke 54 1 8 2 0 .818 0.17
Bob Howry 44 2 7 1 0 .900 0.20
James Baldwin 37 7 15 5 0 .815 0.59
Jaime Navarro 37 8 20 1 1 .966 0.76
Scott Eyre 33 1 17 1 3 .947 0.55
Mike Sirotka 33 9 34 1 1 .977 1.30
Matt Karchner 32 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.25
Chad Bradford 29 1 8 1 0 .900 0.31
Tom Fordham 29 3 11 0 0 1.000 0.48
Bryan Ward 28 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.07
Tony Castillo 25 1 9 0 2 1.000 0.40
Jim Parque 21 7 16 0 0 1.000 1.10
Jason Bere 18 7 6 1 0 .929 0.72
John Snyder 15 8 14 1 0 .957 1.47
Todd Rizzo 9 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Jim Abbott 5 2 10 0 1 1.000 2.40
Larry Casian 4 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Mike Heathcott 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jeff Abbott 25 R L 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 17, 1972 Atlanta, GA, US 1998-04-03 1998-09-27
Jim Abbott 30 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 19, 1967 Flint, MI, US 1998-09-05 1998-09-26
James Baldwin 26 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jul 15, 1971 Pinehurst, NC, US 1998-04-03 1998-09-27
Albert Belle 31 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 25, 1966 Shreveport, LA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Jason Bere 27 R R 6' 3.0" 185 May 26, 1971 Cambridge, MA, US 1998-04-05 1998-07-03
Chad Bradford 23 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Sep 14, 1974 Jackson, MS, US 1998-08-01 1998-09-27
Mike Cameron 25 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Jan 8, 1973 La Grange, GA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-26
Mike Caruso 21 L R 6' 1.0" 172 May 27, 1977 Queens, NY, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Larry Casian 32 R L 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 28, 1965 Lynwood, CA, US 1998-05-10 1998-05-18
Carlos Castillo 23 R R 6' 2.0" 240 Apr 21, 1975 Boston, MA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Tony Castillo 35 L L 5' 10.0" 177 Mar 1, 1963 Quibor, Lara, VE 1998-04-02 1998-06-19
Wil Cordero 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 3, 1971 Mayaguez, PR 1998-04-23 1998-09-26
Ray Durham 26 S R 5' 8.0" 170 Nov 30, 1971 Charlotte, NC, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-26
Scott Eyre 26 L L 6' 1.0" 160 May 30, 1972 Inglewood, CA, US 1998-04-04 1998-09-23
Tom Fordham 24 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Feb 20, 1974 San Diego, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-08-30
Keith Foulke 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 19, 1972 Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, US 1998-03-31 1998-08-27
Lou Frazier 33 S R 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 26, 1965 St. Louis, MO, US 1998-04-02 1998-04-19
Mike Heathcott 29 R R 6' 3.0" 180 May 16, 1969 Chicago, IL, US 1998-08-28 1998-08-28
Bob Howry 24 L R 6' 5.0" 215 Aug 4, 1973 Phoenix, AZ, US 1998-06-21 1998-09-27
Mark Johnson 22 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 12, 1975 Wheat Ridge, CO, US 1998-09-14 1998-09-27
Matt Karchner 31 R R 6' 4.0" 245 Jun 28, 1967 Berwick, PA, US 1998-03-31 1998-07-26
Chad Kreuter 33 S R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 26, 1964 Greenbrae, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-17
Robert Machado 25 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jun 3, 1973 Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, VE 1998-07-20 1998-09-26
Jaime Navarro 31 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Mar 27, 1967 Bayamon, PR 1998-03-31 1998-09-24
Greg Norton 25 S R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 6, 1972 San Leandro, CA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Charlie O'Brien 38 R R 6' 2.0" 195 May 1, 1960 Tulsa, OK, US 1998-03-31 1998-07-18
Magglio Ordonez 24 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Jan 28, 1974 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Jim Parque 23 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 8, 1975 Norwalk, CA, US 1998-05-26 1998-09-23
Todd Rizzo 27 R L 6' 3.0" 220 May 24, 1971 Media, PA, US 1998-04-02 1998-04-21
Ruben Sierra 32 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 6, 1965 Rio Piedras, PR 1998-04-02 1998-05-24
Bill Simas 26 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 28, 1971 Hanford, CA, US 1998-04-23 1998-09-26
Brian Simmons 24 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 4, 1973 Mount Lebanon, PA, US 1998-09-21 1998-09-27
Mike Sirotka 27 L L 6' 1.0" 190 May 13, 1971 Houston, TX, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-25
Chris Snopek 27 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 20, 1970 Cynthiana, KY, US 1998-04-02 1998-08-27
John Snyder 23 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Aug 16, 1974 Southfield, MI, US 1998-06-30 1998-09-19
Frank Thomas 30 R R 6' 5.0" 240 May 27, 1968 Columbus, GA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Robin Ventura 30 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 14, 1967 Santa Maria, CA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Bryan Ward 26 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Jan 28, 1972 Bristol, PA, US 1998-07-03 1998-09-27
Craig Wilson 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 3, 1970 Chicago, IL, US 1998-09-05 1998-09-27

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