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Chicago White Sox Team History & Encyclopedia

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  • Chicago White Sox (8863-8682 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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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 18 8 10 0 .444 .434 4th of 5 2.0 90 104 27.5 28.0 28 15 A.Ramirez (1.1) R.Ventura (8-10)
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.LaRussa (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.LaRussa (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.LaRussa (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.LaRussa (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.LaRussa (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.LaRussa (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.LaRussa (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.LaRussa (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 30.0 26.6 21 10 C.Griffith (7.2) C.Griffith (83-53)