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1937 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1936 / 1938

86-68, Finished 3rd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jimmy Dykes (86-68)
Scored 780 runs, Allowed 730 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-72

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 589,245 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 103


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1936 / 1938 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Luke Appling HOF 30 R R 5' 10" 183 Apr 2, 1907 8 154 154 154 154 0 0 0 0 0 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.2 $18,500
Boze Berger 27 R R 6' 2" 180 May 13, 1910 4 52 36 52 42 0 0 0 1 40 1 0 0 0 0 6 4 0.2 $4,000
Zeke Bonura 28 R R 6' 0" 210 Sep 20, 1908 4 116 115 116 115 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.1 $12,000
Clint Brown 33 L R 6' 1" 190 Jul 8, 1903 10 53 0 53 53 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 $6,000
Sugar Cain 30 L R 5' 11" 190 Apr 5, 1907 6 18 6 18 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $8,000
Italo Chelini 22 L L 5' 10" 175 Oct 10, 1914 3 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $3,000
Merv Connors 23 R R 6' 2" 192 Jan 23, 1914 1st 28 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $1,800
Bill Cox 24 R R 6' 1" 185 Jun 23, 1913 2 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $2,700
Bill Dietrich 27 R R 6' 0" 185 Mar 29, 1910 5 29 20 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $5,000
Jimmy Dykes 40 R R 5' 9" 185 Nov 10, 1896 20 30 24 30 26 0 0 15 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.3 $15,000
George Gick 21 B R 6' 0" 190 Oct 18, 1915 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $1,500
Mule Haas 33 L R 6' 1" 175 Oct 15, 1903 11 54 26 54 34 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 20 0 -0.5 $6,000
Jackie Hayes 30 R R 5' 10" 165 Jul 19, 1906 11 143 141 143 143 0 0 0 143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $9,000
Vern Kennedy 30 L R 6' 0" 175 Mar 20, 1907 4 32 30 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $12,000
Mike Kreevich 29 R R 5' 7" 168 Jun 10, 1908 4 144 137 144 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 138 1 138 5 2 3.6 $5,500
Thornton Lee 30 L L 6' 3" 205 Sep 13, 1906 5 30 25 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.5 $5,500
Ted Lyons HOF 36 B R 5' 11" 200 Dec 28, 1900 15 23 22 23 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.2 $10,000
Tony Piet 30 R R 6' 0" 175 Dec 7, 1906 7 100 92 100 97 0 0 0 13 86 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 -0.2 $7,000
Rip Radcliff 31 L L 5' 10" 170 Jan 19, 1906 4 144 139 144 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 139 0 0 139 5 0 2.8 $7,500
Tony Rensa 35 R R 5' 10" 180 Sep 29, 1901 4 26 15 26 23 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.4 $2,400
Johnny Rigney 22 R R 6' 2" 190 Oct 28, 1914 1st 22 4 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $2,700
Larry Rosenthal 27 L L 6' 0" 190 May 21, 1910 2 58 17 58 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 25 34 0 0.0 $5,500
Luke Sewell 36 R R 5' 9" 160 Jan 5, 1901 17 122 116 122 118 0 118 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.7 $12,500 All-Star
Merv Shea 36 R R 5' 11" 175 Sep 5, 1900 8 25 23 25 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $4,800
Hank Steinbacher 24 L R 5' 11" 180 Mar 22, 1913 1st 26 15 26 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 15 11 0 -0.2
Monty Stratton 25 R R 6' 5" 180 May 21, 1912 4 22 21 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.8 $4,000 All-Star
Dixie Walker 26 L R 6' 1" 175 Sep 24, 1910 6 154 154 154 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 154 154 0 0 2.7 $6,000
John Whitehead 28 R R 6' 2" 195 Apr 27, 1909 3 26 24 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1936 / 1938 Roster (40-man)