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Chicago White Sox Team History & Encyclopedia

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  • Chicago White Sox (8928-8761 W-L, 1901 - 2014) - 3 World Championships, 6 Pennants, and 9 Playoff Appearances

The White Sox were originally known as the White Stockings, but quickly changed the name as the local newspapers had shortened it for headline-writing purposes.

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All-Time Top 20 by WAR

Photo of Luke Appling Photo of Ted Lyons Photo of Frank Thomas Photo of Eddie Collins Photo of Ed Walsh Photo of Red Faber Photo of Wilbur Wood Photo of Eddie Cicotte Photo of Mark Buehrle Photo of Billy Pierce
Photo of Nellie Fox Photo of Minnie Minoso Photo of Robin Ventura Photo of Doc White Photo of Luis Aparicio Photo of George Davis Photo of Fielder Jones Photo of Thornton Lee Photo of Paul Konerko Photo of Carlton Fisk

Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2014 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 73 89 0 .451 .437 4th of 5 17.0 660 758 27.7 27.4 44 26 C.Sale (6.6) R.Ventura (73-89)
2 2013 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 63 99 0 .389 .414 5th of 5 30.0 598 723 29.2 27.1 47 24 C.Sale (6.9) R.Ventura (63-99)
3 2012 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 85 77 0 .525 .546 2nd of 5 3.0 748 676 29.9 27.5 45 25 C.Sale (5.9) R.Ventura (85-77)
4 2011 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 79 83 0 .488 .465 3rd of 5 16.0 654 706 29.9 28.5 42 22 M.Buehrle (3.8) O.Guillen (78-82) and D.Cooper (1-1)
5 2010 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 88 74 0 .543 .530 2nd of 5 6.0 752 704 30.6 29.0 40 20 A.Ramirez (5.6) O.Guillen (88-74)
6 2009 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 79 83 0 .488 .495 3rd of 5 7.5 724 732 29.8 29.5 45 24 M.Buehrle (5.4) O.Guillen (79-83)
7 2008 Chicago White Sox AL Central 163 89 74 0 .546 .549 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-1) 811 729 30.5 28.3 39 19 J.Danks (6.4) O.Guillen (89-74)
8 2007 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 72 90 0 .444 .413 4th of 5 24.0 693 839 29.6 27.7 43 21 J.Vazquez (6.1) O.Guillen (72-90)
9 2006 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 90 72 0 .556 .541 3rd of 5 6.0 868 794 29.6 27.9 37 18 J.Thome (4.9) O.Guillen (90-72)
10 2005 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 99 63 0 .611 .563 1st of 5 -- Won WS (4-0) 741 645 29.3 29.3 38 17 M.Buehrle (4.8) O.Guillen (99-63)
11 2004 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 83 79 0 .512 .518 2nd of 5 9.0 865 831 28.6 28.2 42 22 A.Rowand (5.6) O.Guillen (83-79)
12 2003 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 86 76 0 .531 .546 2nd of 5 4.0 791 715 29.3 27.9 40 20 E.Loaiza (7.2) J.Manuel (86-76)
13 2002 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 81 81 0 .500 .532 2nd of 5 13.5 856 798 28.8 25.8 35 16 M.Ordonez (5.1) J.Manuel (81-81)
14 2001 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 83 79 0 .512 .502 3rd of 5 8.0 798 795 28.4 26.2 42 21 M.Buehrle (5.9) J.Manuel (83-79)
15 2000 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 95 67 0 .586 .570 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-0) 978 839 27.5 26.5 42 22 F.Thomas (6.0) J.Manuel (95-67)
16 1999 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 75 86 1 .466 .448 2nd of 5 21.5 777 870 25.8 26.4 40 21 M.Ordonez (5.8) J.Manuel (75-86)
17 1998 Chicago White Sox AL Central 163 80 82 1 .494 .464 2nd of 5 9.0 861 931 27.3 26.4 39 20 A.Belle (7.1) J.Manuel (80-82)
18 1997 Chicago White Sox AL Central 161 80 81 0 .497 .469 2nd of 5 6.0 779 833 29.3 29.4 45 22 F.Thomas (7.3) T.Bevington (80-81)
19 1996 Chicago White Sox AL Central 162 85 77 0 .525 .556 2nd of 5 14.5 898 794 30.5 27.8 44 22 A.Fernandez (6.4) T.Bevington (85-77)
20 1995 Chicago White Sox AL Central 145 68 76 1 .472 .498 3rd of 5 32.0 755 758 29.5 27.6 46 26 F.Thomas (5.3) G.Lamont (11-20) and T.Bevington (57-56)
21 1994 Chicago White Sox AL Central 113 67 46 0 .593 .608 1st of 5 -- 633 498 29.9 28.2 34 14 F.Thomas (6.3) G.Lamont (67-46)
22 1993 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 94 68 0 .580 .571 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (4-2) 776 664 28.9 26.6 43 20 F.Thomas (6.2) G.Lamont (94-68)
23 1992 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 86 76 0 .531 .531 3rd of 7 10.0 738 690 28.7 28.9 35 13 F.Thomas (6.9) G.Lamont (86-76)
24 1991 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 87 75 0 .537 .549 2nd of 7 8.0 758 681 27.7 26.7 38 17 F.Thomas (6.9) J.Torborg (87-75)
25 1990 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 94 68 0 .580 .534 2nd of 7 9.0 682 633 27.5 24.9 37 17 C.Fisk (4.8) J.Torborg (94-68)
26 1989 Chicago White Sox AL West 161 69 92 0 .429 .464 7th of 7 29.5 693 750 27.6 26.4 42 19 C.Fisk (3.3) J.Torborg (69-92)
27 1988 Chicago White Sox AL West 161 71 90 0 .441 .417 5th of 7 32.5 631 757 27.3 26.6 44 21 O.Guillen (3.4) J.Fregosi (71-90)
28 1987 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 77 85 0 .475 .501 5th of 7 8.0 748 746 27.7 27.6 36 18 I.Calderon (4.2) J.Fregosi (77-85)
29 1986 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 72 90 0 .444 .463 5th of 7 20.0 644 699 27.3 28.1 47 18 H.Baines (2.8) T.La Russa (26-38), D.Rader (1-1) and J.Fregosi (45-51)
30 1985 Chicago White Sox AL West 163 85 77 1 .525 .510 3rd of 7 6.0 736 720 27.7 28.7 42 19 T.Seaver (5.0) T.La Russa (85-77)
31 1984 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 74 88 0 .457 .463 5th of 7 10.0 679 736 28.7 29.7 40 18 H.Baines (4.3) T.La Russa (74-88)
32 1983 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 99 63 0 .611 .594 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (3-1) 800 650 28.2 28.7 39 15 R.Dotson (5.1) T.La Russa (99-63)
33 1982 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 87 75 0 .537 .546 3rd of 7 6.0 786 710 28.8 27.5 39 16 L.Hoyt (5.0) T.La Russa (87-75)
34 1981 Chicago White Sox AL West 106 54 52 0 .509 .554 3rd of 7 8.5 476 423 28.4 25.4 34 14 C.Lemon (4.0) T.La Russa (54-52)
35 1980 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 70 90 2 .438 .406 5th of 7 26.0 587 722 26.6 24.7 39 14 B.Burns (7.0) T.La Russa (70-90)
36 1979 Chicago White Sox AL West 160 73 87 0 .456 .489 5th of 7 14.0 730 748 27.1 25.5 44 22 C.Lemon (5.8) D.Kessinger (46-60) and T.La Russa (27-27)
37 1978 Chicago White Sox AL West 161 71 90 0 .441 .435 5th of 7 20.5 634 731 27.3 28.5 43 15 C.Lemon (4.9) B.Lemon (34-40) and L.Doby (37-50)
38 1977 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 90 72 0 .556 .541 3rd of 7 12.0 844 771 26.9 27.3 45 19 C.Lemon (5.8) B.Lemon (90-72)
39 1976 Chicago White Sox AL West 161 64 97 0 .398 .392 6th of 6 25.5 586 745 26.2 25.8 42 16 K.Brett (4.0) P.Richards (64-97)
40 1975 Chicago White Sox AL West 161 75 86 0 .466 .468 5th of 6 22.5 655 703 26.9 30.8 41 20 R.Gossage (8.3) C.Tanner (75-86)
41 1974 Chicago White Sox AL West 163 80 80 3 .500 .476 4th of 6 9.0 684 721 26.7 28.2 40 17 J.Kaat (7.1) C.Tanner (80-80)
42 1973 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 77 85 0 .475 .464 5th of 6 17.0 652 705 26.0 27.6 39 15 W.Wood (7.6) C.Tanner (77-85)
43 1972 Chicago White Sox AL West 154 87 67 0 .565 .523 2nd of 6 5.5 566 538 26.6 26.0 40 17 W.Wood (10.3) C.Tanner (87-67)
44 1971 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 79 83 0 .488 .515 3rd of 6 22.5 617 597 25.6 25.9 36 14 W.Wood (10.9) C.Tanner (79-83)
45 1970 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 56 106 0 .346 .383 6th of 6 42.0 633 822 27.0 27.0 43 21 T.John (5.7) D.Gutteridge (49-87), B.Adair (4-6) and C.Tanner (3-13)
46 1969 Chicago White Sox AL West 162 68 94 0 .420 .434 5th of 6 29.0 625 723 27.2 28.4 43 20 T.John (4.8) A.Lopez (8-9) and D.Gutteridge (60-85)
47 1968 Chicago White Sox AL 162 67 95 0 .414 .441 8th of 10 36.0 463 527 28.3 29.7 39 15 T.John (5.9) E.Stanky (34-45), L.Moss (12-24) and A.Lopez (21-26)
48 1967 Chicago White Sox AL 162 89 73 0 .549 .536 4th of 10 3.0 531 491 28.3 28.8 45 17 J.Horlen (5.7) E.Stanky (89-73)
49 1966 Chicago White Sox AL 163 83 79 1 .512 .548 4th of 10 15.0 574 517 28.2 27.8 39 13 T.Agee (6.4) E.Stanky (83-79)
50 1965 Chicago White Sox AL 162 95 67 0 .586 .570 2nd of 10 7.0 647 555 27.9 27.8 34 12 D.Buford (7.0) A.Lopez (95-67)
51 1964 Chicago White Sox AL 162 98 64 0 .605 .612 2nd of 10 1.0 642 501 27.1 29.1 37 13 R.Hansen (7.7) A.Lopez (98-64)
52 1963 Chicago White Sox AL 162 94 68 0 .580 .603 2nd of 10 10.5 683 544 27.2 28.5 40 18 G.Peters (7.0) A.Lopez (94-68)
53 1962 Chicago White Sox AL 162 85 77 0 .525 .533 5th of 10 11.0 707 658 29.0 29.2 40 18 R.Herbert (5.2) A.Lopez (85-77)
54 1961 Chicago White Sox AL 163 86 76 1 .531 .524 4th of 10 23.0 765 726 30.3 31.5 39 17 J.Pizarro (5.0) A.Lopez (86-76)
55 1960 Chicago White Sox AL 154 87 67 0 .565 .583 3rd of 8 10.0 741 617 30.8 32.0 39 17 L.Aparicio (5.6) A.Lopez (87-67)
56 1959 Chicago White Sox AL 156 94 60 2 .610 .559 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-2) 669 588 29.7 31.6 40 14 N.Fox (6.0) A.Lopez (94-60)
57 1958 Chicago White Sox AL 155 82 72 1 .532 .514 2nd of 8 10.0 634 615 29.5 32.4 40 17 B.Pierce (5.1) A.Lopez (82-72)
58 1957 Chicago White Sox AL 155 90 64 1 .584 .600 2nd of 8 8.0 707 566 30.0 31.0 36 16 N.Fox (7.9) A.Lopez (90-64)
59 1956 Chicago White Sox AL 154 85 69 0 .552 .591 3rd of 8 12.0 776 634 30.2 31.5 41 20 M.Minoso (6.2) M.Marion (85-69)
60 1955 Chicago White Sox AL 155 91 63 1 .591 .618 3rd of 8 5.0 725 557 30.0 30.8 44 15 B.Pierce (6.9) M.Marion (91-63)
61 1954 Chicago White Sox AL 155 94 60 1 .610 .639 3rd of 8 17.0 711 521 29.2 30.5 38 13 M.Minoso (8.2) P.Richards (91-54) and M.Marion (3-6)
62 1953 Chicago White Sox AL 156 89 65 2 .578 .586 3rd of 8 11.5 716 592 29.2 30.0 36 15 B.Pierce (5.7) P.Richards (89-65)
63 1952 Chicago White Sox AL 156 81 73 2 .526 .533 3rd of 8 14.0 610 568 28.6 29.1 40 14 B.Pierce (7.2) P.Richards (81-73)
64 1951 Chicago White Sox AL 155 81 73 1 .526 .547 4th of 8 17.0 714 644 28.3 28.7 41 15 M.Minoso (5.2) P.Richards (81-73)
65 1950 Chicago White Sox AL 156 60 94 2 .390 .418 6th of 8 38.0 625 749 28.5 28.2 43 17 B.Pierce (3.5) J.Onslow (8-22) and R.Corriden (52-72)
66 1949 Chicago White Sox AL 154 63 91 0 .409 .441 6th of 8 34.0 648 737 28.5 27.7 44 18 C.Michaels (5.3) J.Onslow (63-91)
67 1948 Chicago White Sox AL 154 51 101 2 .336 .335 8th of 8 44.5 559 814 30.4 28.4 34 16 L.Appling (3.5) T.Lyons (51-101)
68 1947 Chicago White Sox AL 155 70 84 1 .455 .419 6th of 8 27.0 553 661 30.2 30.8 31 14 E.Lopat (5.7) T.Lyons (70-84)
69 1946 Chicago White Sox AL 155 74 80 1 .481 .474 5th of 8 30.0 562 595 30.5 30.9 39 15 L.Appling (5.9) J.Dykes (10-20) and T.Lyons (64-60)
70 1945 Chicago White Sox AL 150 71 78 1 .477 .472 6th of 8 15.0 596 633 31.7 31.1 27 11 W.Moses (4.4) J.Dykes (71-78)
71 1944 Chicago White Sox AL 154 71 83 0 .461 .410 7th of 8 18.0 543 662 30.6 29.3 29 12 T.Tucker (3.3) J.Dykes (71-83)
72 1943 Chicago White Sox AL 155 82 72 1 .532 .484 4th of 8 16.0 573 594 30.3 29.3 29 12 L.Appling (7.6) J.Dykes (82-72)
73 1942 Chicago White Sox AL 148 66 82 0 .446 .444 6th of 8 34.0 538 609 29.2 29.7 33 13 T.Lyons (5.1) J.Dykes (66-82)
74 1941 Chicago White Sox AL 156 77 77 2 .500 .492 3rd of 8 24.0 638 649 30.0 30.2 32 11 T.Lee (9.2) J.Dykes (77-77)
75 1940 Chicago White Sox AL 155 82 72 1 .532 .541 4th of 8 8.0 735 672 29.5 30.8 27 12 J.Rigney (6.6) J.Dykes (82-72)
76 1939 Chicago White Sox AL 155 85 69 1 .552 .511 4th of 8 22.5 755 737 30.5 30.2 33 14 T.Lyons (4.8) J.Dykes (85-69)
77 1938 Chicago White Sox AL 149 65 83 1 .439 .473 6th of 8 32.0 709 752 30.2 29.3 36 15 T.Lee (5.9) J.Dykes (65-83)
78 1937 Chicago White Sox AL 154 86 68 0 .558 .530 3rd of 8 16.0 780 730 29.8 29.3 28 12 L.Appling (6.2) J.Dykes (86-68)
79 1936 Chicago White Sox AL 153 81 70 2 .536 .524 4th of 8 20.0 920 873 30.1 28.8 30 13 L.Appling (6.9) J.Dykes (81-70)
80 1935 Chicago White Sox AL 153 74 78 1 .487 .493 5th of 8 19.5 738 750 30.3 29.5 32 14 L.Appling (6.7) J.Dykes (74-78)
81 1934 Chicago White Sox AL 153 53 99 1 .349 .368 8th of 8 47.0 704 946 29.4 32.3 38 14 A.Simmons (4.5) L.Fonseca (4-11) and J.Dykes (49-88)
82 1933 Chicago White Sox AL 151 67 83 1 .447 .420 6th of 8 31.0 683 814 29.7 32.3 33 15 A.Simmons (5.2) L.Fonseca (67-83)
83 1932 Chicago White Sox AL 152 49 102 1 .325 .368 7th of 8 56.5 667 897 27.9 31.2 50 26 T.Lyons (5.8) L.Fonseca (49-102)
84 1931 Chicago White Sox AL 156 56 97 3 .366 .371 8th of 8 51.5 704 939 28.6 29.0 32 12 L.Blue (4.8) D.Bush (56-97)
85 1930 Chicago White Sox AL 154 62 92 0 .403 .413 7th of 8 40.0 729 884 27.4 29.2 40 12 T.Lyons (6.3) D.Bush (62-92)
86 1929 Chicago White Sox AL 152 59 93 0 .388 .395 7th of 8 46.0 627 792 26.8 29.1 32 13 T.Thomas (4.7) L.Blackburne (59-93)
87 1928 Chicago White Sox AL 155 72 82 1 .468 .454 5th of 8 29.0 656 725 27.4 29.3 34 15 T.Thomas (7.0) R.Schalk (32-42) and L.Blackburne (40-40)
88 1927 Chicago White Sox AL 153 70 83 0 .458 .469 5th of 8 39.5 662 708 27.9 28.3 33 10 T.Lyons (8.1) R.Schalk (70-83)
89 1926 Chicago White Sox AL 155 81 72 2 .529 .543 5th of 8 9.5 730 665 28.9 28.1 30 11 J.Mostil (6.3) E.Collins (81-72)
90 1925 Chicago White Sox AL 154 79 75 0 .513 .524 5th of 8 18.5 811 770 29.8 27.5 34 15 T.Blankenship (5.7) E.Collins (79-75)
91 1924 Chicago White Sox AL 154 66 87 1 .431 .464 8th of 8 25.5 793 858 28.7 26.2 41 17 E.Collins (5.2) J.Evers (51-72), E.Walsh (1-2) and E.Collins (14-13)
92 1923 Chicago White Sox AL 156 69 85 2 .448 .469 7th of 8 30.0 692 741 28.8 26.3 38 17 E.Collins (6.3) K.Gleason (69-85)
93 1922 Chicago White Sox AL 155 77 77 1 .500 .500 5th of 8 17.0 691 691 29.8 27.5 36 18 R.Faber (9.4) K.Gleason (77-77)
94 1921 Chicago White Sox AL 154 62 92 0 .403 .397 7th of 8 36.5 683 858 28.6 27.5 34 17 R.Faber (11.0) K.Gleason (62-92)
95 1920 Chicago White Sox AL 154 96 58 0 .623 .580 2nd of 8 2.0 794 665 29.4 29.6 26 10 E.Collins (7.9) K.Gleason (96-58)
96 1919 Chicago White Sox AL 140 88 52 0 .629 .600 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (5-3) 667 534 28.6 29.3 31 17 E.Cicotte (9.5) K.Gleason (88-52)
97 1918 Chicago White Sox AL 124 57 67 0 .460 .511 6th of 8 17.0 457 446 27.6 28.6 31 11 E.Cicotte (3.5) P.Rowland (57-67)
98 1917 Chicago White Sox AL 156 100 54 2 .649 .654 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-2) 655 463 26.8 28.6 26 8 E.Cicotte (11.5) P.Rowland (100-54)
99 1916 Chicago White Sox AL 155 89 65 1 .578 .586 2nd of 8 2.0 601 497 26.6 27.4 30 9 S.Jackson (7.0) P.Rowland (89-65)
100 1915 Chicago White Sox AL 155 93 61 1 .604 .652 3rd of 8 9.5 717 509 25.4 27.7 32 11 E.Collins (9.4) P.Rowland (93-61)
101 1914 Chicago White Sox AL 157 70 84 3 .455 .436 6th of 8 30.0 487 560 25.8 26.8 35 9 E.Cicotte (3.9) J.Callahan (70-84)
102 1913 Chicago White Sox AL 153 78 74 1 .513 .491 5th of 8 17.5 488 498 25.9 26.9 37 13 R.Russell (9.1) J.Callahan (78-74)
103 1912 Chicago White Sox AL 158 78 76 4 .506 .494 4th of 8 28.0 639 648 27.0 28.2 44 17 E.Walsh (12.2) J.Callahan (78-76)
104 1911 Chicago White Sox AL 154 77 74 3 .510 .564 4th of 8 24.0 718 624 29.0 28.1 34 10 E.Walsh (9.1) H.Duffy (77-74)
105 1910 Chicago White Sox AL 156 68 85 3 .444 .479 6th of 8 35.5 457 479 27.1 28.2 34 9 E.Walsh (11.4) H.Duffy (68-85)
106 1909 Chicago White Sox AL 159 78 74 7 .513 .527 4th of 8 20.0 492 464 29.7 26.8 30 10 F.Smith (7.2) B.Sullivan (78-74)
107 1908 Chicago White Sox AL 156 88 64 4 .579 .561 3rd of 8 1.5 537 470 31.6 28.0 24 9 E.Walsh (10.5) F.Jones (88-64)
108 1907 Chicago White Sox AL 157 87 64 6 .576 .597 3rd of 8 5.5 588 474 30.8 27.5 23 8 E.Walsh (7.6) F.Jones (87-64)
109 1906 Chicago White Sox AL 154 93 58 3 .616 .597 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-2) 570 460 29.5 26.8 25 8 D.White (6.7) F.Jones (93-58)
110 1905 Chicago White Sox AL 158 92 60 6 .605 .636 2nd of 8 2.0 612 451 29.5 25.9 19 6 G.Davis (7.2) F.Jones (92-60)
111 1904 Chicago White Sox AL 156 89 65 2 .578 .599 3rd of 8 6.0 600 482 28.5 25.3 24 9 G.Davis (7.2) J.Callahan (23-18) and F.Jones (66-47)
112 1903 Chicago White Sox AL 138 60 77 1 .438 .422 7th of 8 30.5 516 613 27.7 25.6 20 7 D.White (5.4) J.Callahan (60-77)
113 1902 Chicago White Sox AL 138 74 60 4 .552 .552 4th of 8 8.0 675 602 28.5 27.7 20 11 G.Davis (5.7) C.Griffith (74-60)
114 1901 Chicago White Sox AL 137 83 53 1 .610 .617 1st of 8 -- 819 631 30.3 26.6 21 10 C.Griffith (7.2) C.Griffith (83-53)