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1931 Chicago White Sox

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1930 / 1932

56-97, Finished 8th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Donie Bush (56-97)
Scored 704 runs, Allowed 939 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-96

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 403,550 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 93, Pitching - 97


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1930 / 1932 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Bennie Tate* 29 89 305 273 27 73 12 3 0 22 1 1 26 10 .267 .331 .333 .664 80 91 0 6
2 1B Lu Blue# 34 155 726 589 119 179 23 15 1 62 13 3 127 60 .304 .430 .399 .829 125 235 3 6
3 2B John Kerr 32 128 490 444 51 119 17 2 2 50 9 3 35 22 .268 .324 .329 .653 76 146 2 10
4 SS Bill Cissell 27 109 433 409 42 90 13 5 1 46 18 6 16 26 .220 .256 .284 .540 45 116 4 4
5 3B Billy Sullivan* 20 92 392 363 48 100 16 5 2 33 4 4 20 14 .275 .315 .364 .679 83 132 1 8
6 OF Carl Reynolds 28 118 494 462 71 134 24 14 6 77 17 6 24 26 .290 .333 .442 .775 107 204 6 3
7 OF Johnny Watwood* 25 128 434 367 51 104 16 6 1 47 9 3 56 30 .283 .380 .368 .748 102 135 1 10
8 OF Lew Fonseca 32 121 509 465 65 139 26 5 2 71 4 4 32 22 .299 .348 .389 .737 98 181 3 8
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 OF Bob Fothergill 33 108 333 312 25 88 9 4 3 56 2 2 17 17 .282 .323 .365 .689 85 114 2 2
10 SS Luke Appling 24 96 331 297 36 69 13 4 1 28 9 2 29 27 .232 .303 .313 .616 66 93 1 3
11 C Frank Grube 26 88 290 265 29 58 13 2 1 24 2 2 22 22 .219 .284 .294 .578 56 78 2 1
12 3B Irv Jeffries 25 79 243 223 29 50 10 0 2 16 3 0 14 9 .224 .270 .296 .566 52 66 0 6
13 OF Mel Simons* 30 68 208 189 24 52 9 0 0 12 1 1 12 17 .275 .318 .323 .641 73 61 0 7
14 OF Ike Eichrodt 28 34 123 117 9 25 5 1 0 15 0 0 1 8 .214 .220 .274 .494 32 32 0 5
15 OF Smead Jolley* 29 54 119 110 5 33 11 0 3 28 0 0 7 4 .300 .353 .482 .835 123 53 2 0
16 3B Willie Kamm 31 18 67 59 9 15 4 1 0 9 1 1 7 6 .254 .333 .356 .689 86 21 0 1
17 OF Bill Norman 20 24 59 55 7 10 2 0 0 6 0 1 4 10 .182 .237 .218 .455 23 12 0 0
18 C Butch Henline 36 11 17 15 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 .067 .176 .133 .310 -15 2 0 0
19 OF Bruce Campbell* 21 4 17 17 4 7 2 0 2 5 0 0 0 4 .412 .444 .882 1.327 250 15 1 0
20 C Hank Garrity 23 8 15 14 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .214 .267 .286 .552 49 4 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
21 P Vic Frazier 26 46 96 86 10 18 2 0 0 10 0 0 7 14 .209 .269 .233 .501 36 20 0 3
22 P Tommy Thomas 31 43 95 87 9 21 2 0 0 10 0 0 3 15 .241 .267 .264 .531 44 23 0 5
23 P Pat Caraway* 25 52 82 72 11 14 2 1 0 7 0 0 2 12 .194 .216 .250 .466 25 18 0 8
24 P Red Faber# 42 44 64 53 4 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 6 26 .075 .183 .094 .278 -23 5 1 4
25 P Hal McKain* 24 32 48 42 5 5 2 1 0 3 0 0 5 14 .119 .213 .214 .427 15 9 0 1
26 P Ted Lyons# 30 42 38 33 6 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 .152 .200 .152 .352 -4 5 0 3
27 P Bob Weiland* 25 15 28 22 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 2 .182 .357 .182 .539 49 4 1 0
28 P Jim Moore 27 33 17 16 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .063 .118 .125 .243 -35 2 0 0
29 P Garland Braxton# 31 17 12 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .091 .167 .091 .258 -29 1 0 0
30 P Grant Bowler 23 13 11 10 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 .100 .182 .200 .382 3 2 0 0
31 P Lou Garland 25 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
32 P Biggs Wehde 24 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.6 156 6102 5483 705 1423 238 69 27 649 94 39 485 440 .260 .323 .343 .666 80 1880 30 104
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 6 7 8 3 8 3 2 5 2 8 7 8 7 7 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.5 156 5605 5045 653 1349 227 67 27 611 93 39 452 340 .267 .331 .355 .686 85 1791 28 80
Pitcher Totals 29.0 156 497 438 52 74 11 2 0 38 1 0 33 100 .169 .230 .203 .434 18 89 2 24
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Vic Frazier 26 13 15 .464 4.46 46 29 8 13 2 4 254.0 258 156 126 11 127 87 5 0 2 1143 95 4.55 1.516 9.1 0.4 4.5 3.1 0.69
2 SP Tommy Thomas 31 10 14 .417 4.73 43 36 5 11 2 2 245.1 298 166 129 17 69 72 5 1 4 1105 90 4.33 1.496 10.9 0.6 2.5 2.6 1.04
3 SP Pat Caraway* 25 10 24 .294 6.22 51 32 12 11 1 2 220.0 268 177 152 17 101 55 7 1 4 1035 68 5.09 1.677 11.0 0.7 4.1 2.3 0.54
4 SP Ted Lyons 30 4 6 .400 4.01 22 12 8 7 0 0 101.0 117 50 45 6 33 16 0 1 1 435 106 4.55 1.485 10.4 0.5 2.9 1.4 0.48
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 RP Red Faber 42 10 14 .417 3.82 44 19 14 5 1 1 184.0 210 96 78 11 57 49 3 0 0 807 112 4.34 1.451 10.3 0.5 2.8 2.4 0.86
6 RP Hal McKain 24 6 9 .400 5.71 27 8 14 3 0 1 112.0 134 82 71 10 57 39 3 0 1 522 75 5.18 1.705 10.8 0.8 4.6 3.1 0.68
7 RP Jim Moore 27 0 2 .000 4.95 33 4 16 0 0 0 83.2 93 52 46 3 27 15 1 0 2 367 86 4.22 1.434 10.0 0.3 2.9 1.6 0.56
8 RP Garland Braxton* 31 0 3 .000 6.85 17 3 9 0 0 1 47.1 71 43 36 1 23 28 2 0 1 240 63 3.79 1.986 13.5 0.2 4.4 5.3 1.22
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
9 Bob Weiland* 25 2 7 .222 5.16 15 8 0 3 0 0 75.0 75 55 43 3 46 38 4 1 1 351 83 4.62 1.613 9.0 0.4 5.5 4.6 0.83
10 Grant Bowler 23 0 1 .000 5.35 13 3 7 1 0 0 35.1 40 26 21 1 24 15 0 1 2 165 80 4.67 1.811 10.2 0.3 6.1 3.8 0.63
11 Lou Garland 25 0 2 .000 10.26 7 2 3 0 0 0 16.2 30 24 19 2 14 4 1 0 1 92 42 6.89 2.640 16.2 1.1 7.6 2.2 0.29
12 Biggs Wehde 24 1 0 1.000 6.75 8 0 6 0 0 0 16.0 19 12 12 0 10 3 2 0 1 70 64 4.99 1.813 10.7 0.0 5.6 1.7 0.30
Team Totals 29.0 56 97 .366 5.04 156 156 102 54 6 11 1390.1 1613 939 778 82 588 421 33 5 20 6332 85 4.61 1.583 10.4 0.5 3.8 2.7 0.72
Rank in 8 AL teams 8 1 8 8 3 4 3 7 8 8 7 7 7
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Luke Appling 24 77 72 70 427 151 233 43 37 .899 4.99 SS-2B
Lu Blue 34 155 154 149 1549 1452 81 16 105 .990 9.89 1B
Grant Bowler 23 13 3 1 6 2 3 1 0 .833 0.38 P
Garland Braxton 31 17 3 0 16 4 11 1 0 .938 0.88 P
Bruce Campbell 21 4 4 4 10 9 0 1 0 .900 2.25 OF
Pat Caraway 25 51 32 11 52 11 40 1 0 .981 1.00 P
Bill Cissell 27 107 104 98 556 225 302 29 58 .948 4.93 SS-2B-3B
Ike Eichrodt 28 32 27 25 70 70 0 0 0 1.000 2.19 OF
Red Faber 42 44 19 5 42 6 33 3 0 .929 0.89 P
Lew Fonseca 32 115 115 95 294 234 53 7 10 .976 2.41 OF-2B-1B-3B
Bob Fothergill 33 74 65 52 176 169 2 5 0 .972 2.31 OF
Vic Frazier 26 46 29 13 62 6 50 6 2 .903 1.22 P
Lou Garland 25 7 2 0 9 1 7 1 0 .889 1.14 P
Hank Garrity 23 7 3 3 17 11 5 1 0 .941 2.29 1 6 4 40% 42% C
Frank Grube 26 80 73 63 305 248 50 7 3 .977 3.68 2 53 23 30% 42% C
Butch Henline 36 4 3 1 18 14 2 2 0 .889 4.00 2 4 0 0% 42% C
Irv Jeffries 25 72 56 50 227 83 130 14 10 .938 2.92 3B-2B-SS-OF
Smead Jolley 29 23 21 13 35 29 1 5 1 .857 1.30 OF
Willie Kamm 31 18 17 15 65 29 32 4 4 .938 3.39 3B
John Kerr 32 123 117 110 715 307 383 25 79 .965 5.52 2B-3B-SS
Ted Lyons 30 22 12 7 23 4 18 1 3 .957 1.00 P
Hal McKain 24 27 8 3 38 5 31 2 0 .947 1.33 P
Jim Moore 27 33 4 0 30 2 25 3 1 .900 0.82 P
Bill Norman 20 17 10 9 45 41 1 3 0 .933 2.47 OF
Carl Reynolds 28 109 109 94 256 233 10 13 3 .949 2.23 OF
Mel Simons 30 59 43 40 121 112 3 6 0 .950 1.95 OF
Billy Sullivan 20 85 84 77 280 104 152 24 10 .914 2.98 3B-OF-1B
Bennie Tate 29 85 77 70 384 310 69 5 11 .987 4.46 4 50 33 40% 42% C
Tommy Thomas 31 43 36 11 56 8 47 1 3 .982 1.28 P
Johnny Watwood 25 105 94 87 307 277 14 16 3 .948 2.75 OF-1B
Biggs Wehde 24 8 0 0 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.88 P
Bob Weiland 25 15 8 3 20 2 18 0 0 1.000 1.33 P
Team Totals 28.5 156 1404 1179 6218 4160 1812 246 343 .960 3.54 9 113 60 35% 42%
Rank in 8 AL teams 8 6 8
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Luke Appling 24 96 331 -14 1 0 -12 5 -19 -1.8 12 -7 -0.6 .481 .489 0.5 -0.6 5 $4,200 Purchased 6/4
Lu Blue# 34 155 726 31 2 0 -2 -7 24 2.3 26 50 4.8 .515 .514 4.9 -0.8 52 Purchased *3
Grant Bowler 23 13 11 -2 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .497 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $2,400 Free Agency 1
Garland Braxton# 31 17 12 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .495 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $7,000 Traded 1
Bruce Campbell* 21 4 17 3 0 0 0 -0 3 0.3 1 4 0.3 .565 .502 0.3 -0.0 4 $2,400 /7O
Pat Caraway* 25 52 82 -9 0 0 0 8 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $7,000 1
Bill Cissell 27 109 433 -31 2 0 -11 6 -34 -3.2 16 -18 -1.7 .470 .480 -0.7 -0.4 -7 $7,500 Traded 64/5
Ike Eichrodt 28 34 123 -12 0 0 0 -1 -12 -1.2 5 -8 -0.7 .465 .493 -0.7 -0.1 -8 $5,000 Rule 5 Draft O8/79
Red Faber# 42 44 64 -11 0 0 0 7 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .491 .498 -0.4 0.0 -4 $10,000 Purchased 1
Lew Fonseca 32 121 509 1 -0 0 -3 -4 -6 -0.5 19 13 1.3 .495 .496 1.5 -0.6 16 Traded O749/35
Bob Fothergill 33 108 333 -6 0 0 2 -3 -7 -0.6 12 5 0.6 .494 .496 0.3 -0.1 3 $6,000 Waivers O79
Vic Frazier 26 46 96 -8 0 0 0 10 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Purchased--return 1
Lou Garland 25 7 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .492 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 $2,700 /1
Hank Garrity 23 8 15 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .489 .499 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,000 /2
Frank Grube 26 88 290 -16 -0 0 0 2 -14 -1.3 11 -3 -0.2 .485 .492 -0.3 0.3 -3 $5,000 Free Agency 2
Butch Henline 36 11 17 -3 0 0 -1 0 -3 -0.3 1 -3 -0.3 .470 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -2 $7,000 /2
Irv Jeffries 25 79 243 -15 1 0 -1 2 -13 -1.2 9 -4 -0.3 .485 .493 -0.2 0.1 -3 $4,000 5/468O
Smead Jolley* 29 54 119 4 0 0 -6 -1 -3 -0.3 4 1 0.1 .495 .498 0.7 -0.6 7 $7,500 Purchased O9/7
Willie Kamm 31 18 67 -1 -0 0 -2 0 -3 -0.3 3 -0 -0.0 .485 .498 0.2 -0.1 2 $11,500 Traded 5
John Kerr 32 128 490 -13 1 0 -8 4 -15 -1.4 18 3 0.4 .489 .491 1.1 -0.3 11 $5,500 Rule 5 Draft *4/56
Ted Lyons# 30 42 38 -5 0 0 0 4 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $12,500 Free Agency 1
Hal McKain* 24 32 48 -6 0 0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 $7,000 1
Jim Moore 27 33 17 -3 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.1 0 -2 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 0.0 -2 $3,600 1
Bill Norman 20 24 59 -6 -0 0 0 -0 -7 -0.6 2 -5 -0.4 .473 .496 -0.4 -0.0 -5 $2,100 O8/7
Carl Reynolds 28 118 494 4 2 0 -2 -5 -1 -0.1 19 17 1.7 .499 .499 1.8 -0.6 19 $12,500 *O987
Mel Simons* 30 68 208 -7 0 0 -5 -2 -13 -1.2 8 -5 -0.5 .482 .492 -0.0 -0.6 -0 $5,500 Traded O87
Billy Sullivan* 20 92 392 -8 -0 0 -4 2 -11 -1.0 15 4 0.4 .489 .494 0.8 -0.2 8 5/O93
Bennie Tate* 29 89 305 -6 0 0 2 3 -2 -0.1 11 10 1.0 .498 .499 0.8 0.5 8 $8,000 Traded 2
Tommy Thomas 31 43 95 -7 0 0 0 10 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .505 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
Johnny Watwood* 25 128 434 5 1 0 3 -3 6 0.6 16 22 2.2 .505 .504 1.9 0.1 19 $6,000 Purchased O89/37
Biggs Wehde 24 8 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .494 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 $1,800 /1
Bob Weiland* 25 15 28 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .513 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $3,000 Purchased 1
Team Total 28.6 1884 6102 -146 11 0 -50 50 -135 -12.4 209 74 7.7 .493 .497 11.8 -4.2 124 $159,700
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Grant Bowler 23 35.1 13 3 26 6.62 5.24 -0.30 0.00 102.3 5.67 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .472 .498 $2,400 Free Agency
Garland Braxton* 31 47.1 17 3 43 8.18 5.20 -0.34 0.00 98.9 5.48 -14 -1.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.8 -9 .425 .492 $7,000 Traded
Pat Caraway* 25 219.1 51 32 177 7.26 5.28 -0.34 0.00 96.4 5.42 -46 -4.1 1.0 -0.1 -1.9 -19 .420 .475 $7,000
Red Faber 42 185.0 44 19 96 4.67 5.25 -0.32 0.00 97.5 5.43 15 1.4 1.0 -0.1 3.2 38 .532 .509 $10,000 Purchased
Vic Frazier 26 252.0 46 29 156 5.57 5.17 -0.31 0.00 97.3 5.34 -8 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 1.8 24 .484 .495 Purchased--return
Lou Garland 25 16.2 7 2 24 12.96 5.10 -0.37 0.00 98.7 5.40 -14 -1.1 1.0 -0.0 -1.0 -12 .338 .493 $2,700
Ted Lyons 30 100.2 22 12 50 4.47 5.27 -0.32 0.00 96.4 5.39 10 0.9 1.0 -0.0 1.9 22 .542 .506 $12,500 Free Agency
Hal McKain 24 112.0 27 8 82 6.59 5.47 -0.32 0.00 98.1 5.68 -12 -1.1 1.0 -0.0 0.0 2 .459 .493 $7,000
Jim Moore 27 83.2 33 4 52 5.59 5.40 -0.33 0.00 97.5 5.58 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.8 10 .498 .500 $3,600
Tommy Thomas 31 245.1 43 36 166 6.09 5.12 -0.33 0.00 97.7 5.33 -22 -2.0 1.0 -0.1 0.4 9 .453 .488
Biggs Wehde 24 15.0 8 0 12 7.20 6.07 -0.33 0.00 89.4 5.72 -3 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .470 .499 $1,800
Bob Weiland* 25 75.0 15 8 55 6.60 5.28 -0.30 0.00 98.4 5.49 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -0 .442 .495 $3,000 Purchased
Team Total 29.1 1387.1 326 156 939 6.09 5.25 -0.32 0.00 97.4 5.43 -110 -9.6 1.0 -0.6 4.3 64 .471 .494 $57,000
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1930 / 1932 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics