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1940 Chicago White Sox

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1939 / 1941

82-72, Finished 4th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jimmy Dykes (82-72)
Scored 735 runs, Allowed 672 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-71

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 660,336 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 103


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1939 / 1941 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name 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 Mike Tresh 26 135 538 480 62 135 15 5 1 64 3 10 49 40 .281 .349 .340 .689 79 163 12 1 8
2 1B Joe Kuhel* 34 155 703 603 111 169 28 8 27 94 12 5 87 59 .280 .374 .488 .861 120 294 11 3 10
3 2B Skeeter Webb 30 84 371 334 33 79 11 2 1 29 3 6 30 33 .237 .299 .290 .590 53 97 4 0 5
4 SS Luke Appling 33 150 640 566 96 197 27 13 0 79 3 5 69 35 .348 .420 .442 .862 123 250 11 1 3
5 3B Bob Kennedy 19 154 655 606 74 153 23 3 3 52 3 7 42 58 .252 .301 .315 .616 59 191 17 0 7
6 OF Mike Kreevich 32 144 637 582 86 154 27 10 8 55 15 7 34 49 .265 .305 .387 .692 77 225 18 0 21
7 OF Taffy Wright* 28 147 627 581 79 196 31 9 5 88 4 7 43 25 .337 .385 .448 .832 114 260 9 2 1
8 OF Moose Solters 34 116 457 428 65 132 28 3 12 80 3 3 27 54 .308 .351 .472 .823 110 202 10 1 1
Rk Pos Name 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 Larry Rosenthal* 30 107 346 276 46 83 14 5 6 42 2 3 64 32 .301 .432 .453 .885 129 125 3 0 6
10 2B Eric McNair 31 66 268 251 26 57 13 1 7 31 1 7 12 26 .227 .265 .371 .636 62 93 8 1 5
11 C Tom Turner 23 37 101 96 11 20 1 2 0 6 1 0 3 12 .208 .240 .260 .500 29 25 2 1 1
12 2B Jackie Hayes 33 18 46 41 2 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 11 .195 .233 .244 .476 23 10 0 0 3
13 2B Don Kolloway 21 10 40 40 5 9 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 .225 .225 .250 .475 22 10 1 0 0
14 C Ken Silvestri# 24 28 28 24 5 6 2 0 2 10 0 0 4 7 .250 .357 .583 .940 138 14 2 0 0
15 Dave Short* 23 4 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .500 .333 .833 120 1 0 0 0
Rk Pos Name 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
16 P Johnny Rigney 25 40 107 93 5 20 4 0 0 7 1 0 3 28 .215 .240 .258 .498 28 24 3 0 12
17 P Thornton Lee* 33 28 93 84 7 23 4 0 0 5 0 0 4 30 .274 .307 .321 .628 62 27 2 0 5
18 P Eddie Smith# 26 32 83 69 7 15 3 1 0 4 0 0 6 15 .217 .280 .290 .570 47 20 2 0 8
19 P Ted Lyons# 39 22 79 75 4 18 4 0 0 7 0 0 2 7 .240 .260 .293 .553 42 22 4 0 2
20 P Jack Knott 33 25 66 57 2 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 5 17 .088 .161 .105 .267 -30 6 1 0 4
21 P Bill Dietrich 30 23 60 50 5 12 1 0 1 8 0 0 7 14 .240 .333 .320 .653 70 16 1 0 3
22 P Clint Brown* 36 37 19 14 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .071 .188 .071 .259 -30 1 1 0 3
23 P Pete Appleton 36 25 19 17 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .176 .222 .176 .399 4 3 0 0 1
24 P Vallie Eaves 28 5 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 1
25 P Ed Weiland* 25 5 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 4 1 0 0 0
26 P Jack Hallett 25 2 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 107 2 1 0 0
27 P Orval Grove 20 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.5 155 6004 5386 735 1499 238 63 73 671 52 60 497 569 .278 .340 .387 .727 87 2082 123 10 110
Rank in 8 AL teams 4 5 3 8 5 7 6 8 7 3 3 4 6 6 6 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.3 155 5461 4911 702 1399 221 62 72 634 51 60 467 446 .285 .348 .399 .747 92 1960 108 10 71
Pitcher Totals 30.9 155 543 475 33 100 17 1 1 37 1 0 30 123 .211 .257 .257 .514 33 122 15 0 39
Rk Pos Name 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 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Johnny Rigney 25 14 18 .438 3.11 39 33 6 19 2 3 280.2 240 117 97 22 90 141 2 0 5 1152 143 3.83 1.176 7.7 0.7 2.9 4.5 1.57
2 SP Thornton Lee* 33 12 13 .480 3.47 28 27 0 24 1 0 228.0 223 100 88 13 56 87 2 1 4 948 128 3.58 1.224 8.8 0.5 2.2 3.4 1.55
3 SP Eddie Smith* 26 14 9 .609 3.21 32 28 3 12 0 0 207.1 179 92 74 16 95 119 3 0 4 892 138 4.11 1.322 7.8 0.7 4.1 5.2 1.25
4 SP Ted Lyons 39 12 8 .600 3.24 22 22 0 17 4 0 186.1 188 85 67 17 37 72 0 0 6 789 137 3.85 1.208 9.1 0.8 1.8 3.5 1.95
5 SP Jack Knott 33 11 9 .550 4.56 25 23 2 4 2 0 158.0 166 88 80 12 52 44 2 1 1 686 97 4.29 1.380 9.5 0.7 3.0 2.5 0.85
6 SP Bill Dietrich 30 10 6 .625 4.03 23 17 3 6 1 0 149.2 154 78 67 10 65 43 0 0 4 652 110 4.43 1.463 9.3 0.6 3.9 2.6 0.66
Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
7 CL Clint Brown 36 4 6 .400 3.68 37 0 36 0 0 10 66.0 75 30 27 5 16 23 2 0 1 291 121 3.94 1.379 10.2 0.7 2.2 3.1 1.44
8 RP Pete Appleton 36 4 0 1.000 5.62 25 0 16 0 0 5 57.2 54 39 36 8 28 21 1 0 3 254 79 5.42 1.422 8.4 1.2 4.4 3.3 0.75
9 RP Ed Weiland 25 0 0 8.79 5 0 2 0 0 0 14.1 15 15 14 5 7 3 0 0 1 65 52 8.42 1.535 9.4 3.1 4.4 1.9 0.43
Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 Vallie Eaves 28 0 2 .000 6.75 5 3 1 0 0 0 18.2 22 16 14 2 24 11 1 0 2 98 67 7.07 2.464 10.6 1.0 11.6 5.3 0.46
11 Jack Hallett 25 1 1 .500 6.43 2 2 0 1 0 0 14.0 15 10 10 1 6 9 1 0 0 63 71 3.98 1.500 9.6 0.6 3.9 5.8 1.50
12 Orval Grove 20 0 0 3.00 3 0 3 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 26 156 4.50 1.333 6.0 0.0 6.0 1.5 0.25
Team Totals 30.8 82 72 .532 3.74 155 155 72 83 10 18 1386.2 1335 672 576 111 480 574 14 2 31 5916 119 4.12 1.309 8.7 0.7 3.1 3.7 1.20
Rank in 8 AL teams 4 4 2 1 2 3 1 2 3 2 4 1 5
Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Pete Appleton 36 25 0 0 13 4 8 1 1 .923 0.48 0 0 0 P
Luke Appling 33 150 150 148 780 307 436 37 83 .953 4.95 SS
Clint Brown 36 37 0 0 16 2 14 0 0 1.000 0.43 4 0 0% 0 P
Bill Dietrich 30 23 17 6 29 8 20 1 2 .966 1.22 1 1 50% 0 P
Vallie Eaves 28 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0% 0 P
Orval Grove 20 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33 P
Jack Hallett 25 2 2 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50 P
Jackie Hayes 33 15 9 9 54 21 32 1 8 .981 3.53 2B
Bob Kennedy 19 154 154 153 533 178 322 33 25 .938 3.25 3B
Jack Knott 33 25 23 4 36 4 29 3 2 .917 1.32 P
Don Kolloway 21 10 8 8 51 19 28 4 7 .922 4.70 2B
Mike Kreevich 32 144 140 140 448 428 12 8 3 .982 3.06 OF
Joe Kuhel 34 155 155 155 1504 1395 91 18 112 .988 9.59 1B
Thornton Lee 33 28 27 24 40 5 31 4 2 .900 1.29 2 2 50% 0 P
Ted Lyons 39 22 22 17 39 12 24 3 1 .923 1.64 0 0 1 P
Eric McNair 31 66 66 63 318 130 171 17 27 .947 4.56 2B-3B
Johnny Rigney 25 39 33 19 50 4 46 0 2 1.000 1.28 2 0 0% 0 P
Larry Rosenthal 30 93 74 70 217 208 4 5 0 .977 2.30 OF
Ken Silvestri 24 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 0 C
Eddie Smith 26 32 28 12 40 6 32 2 2 .950 1.19 3 1 25% 0 P
Moose Solters 34 107 107 86 280 266 6 8 2 .971 2.54 OF
Mike Tresh 26 135 135 125 700 619 69 12 7 .983 5.10 13 7 41 24 37% 41% 0 C
Tom Turner 23 29 20 20 127 110 13 4 0 .969 4.24 2 1 14 7 33% 41% 0 C
Skeeter Webb 30 81 78 72 412 152 247 13 46 .968 4.87 2B-SS-3B
Ed Weiland 25 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.20 P
Taffy Wright 28 144 144 143 300 278 11 11 2 .963 2.01 OF
Team Totals 29.6 155 1395 1275 5993 4159 1649 185 125 .969 3.80 15 8 55 31 34% 34% 1
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 5
Name 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
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Pete Appleton 36 25 19 -3 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 $8,000 Traded 1
Luke Appling 33 150 640 24 -1 0 2 10 35 3.3 22 56 5.3 .522 .520 5.1 1.2 54 $13,500 Purchased *6
Clint Brown* 36 37 19 -3 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $8,000 Purchased 1
Bill Dietrich 30 23 60 -3 0 0 0 7 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .517 .502 0.4 0.0 4 $6,000 Waivers 1
Vallie Eaves 28 5 6 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .479 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $3,150 /1
Orval Grove 20 3 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .494 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $2,700 /1
Jack Hallett 25 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .528 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $2,100 Purchased /1
Jackie Hayes 33 18 46 -5 0 0 1 0 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .479 .498 -0.3 0.2 -3 $10,000 Traded 4
Bob Kennedy 19 154 655 -36 -2 0 5 2 -31 -3.0 22 -9 -0.9 .480 .481 -1.4 0.7 -14 $2,400 Amateur Free Agent *5
Jack Knott 33 25 66 -12 0 0 0 7 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .481 .497 -0.5 0.0 -5 $8,000 Traded 1
Don Kolloway 21 10 40 -4 0 0 -1 0 -5 -0.5 1 -3 -0.3 .453 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -2 Traded 4
Mike Kreevich 32 144 637 -21 1 0 10 -1 -12 -1.1 21 10 0.9 .492 .493 -0.1 0.9 -0 $13,000 *8O
Joe Kuhel* 34 155 703 19 1 0 1 -7 14 1.4 23 37 3.6 .509 .508 3.4 -0.5 36 $10,000 Traded *3
Thornton Lee* 33 28 93 -6 0 0 0 10 5 0.4 0 5 0.4 .516 .503 0.4 0.0 5 $10,500 Traded 1
Ted Lyons# 39 22 79 -6 0 0 0 9 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .510 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $10,000 Free Agency 1
Eric McNair 31 66 268 -15 -3 0 -2 3 -17 -1.6 9 -8 -0.8 .475 .490 -0.6 0.1 -6 $12,000 Traded 4/5
Johnny Rigney 25 40 107 -12 0 0 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $8,500 1
Larry Rosenthal* 30 107 346 16 -1 0 5 -4 16 1.5 12 28 2.7 .514 .509 2.2 0.2 23 $7,000 Purchased O789
Dave Short* 23 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .503 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,800
Ken Silvestri# 24 28 28 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 1 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $3,000 Amateur Free Agent /2
Eddie Smith# 26 32 83 -6 0 0 0 9 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .509 .502 0.3 0.0 3 $4,500 Waivers 1
Moose Solters 34 116 457 5 -0 0 10 -5 10 1.0 16 26 2.5 .508 .506 1.5 0.5 16 Traded *7O
Mike Tresh 26 135 538 -13 -3 0 -1 4 -13 -1.2 18 6 0.5 .491 .492 0.6 0.4 7 $6,500 Traded *2
Tom Turner 23 37 101 -10 0 0 -1 1 -10 -1.0 3 -7 -0.7 .474 .494 -0.6 0.0 -6 $2,400 Rule 5 Draft 2
Skeeter Webb 30 84 371 -23 -2 0 4 3 -17 -1.7 12 -4 -0.5 .480 .490 -0.9 0.7 -8 $5,500 Traded 4/65
Ed Weiland* 25 5 5 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .495 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,600 Free Agency /1
Taffy Wright* 28 147 627 14 -2 0 0 -7 6 0.6 21 28 2.6 .504 .504 2.6 -0.6 28 $6,000 Traded *O9
Team Total 29.5 1602 6004 -101 -10 0 33 59 -19 -2.0 185 166 15.6 .499 .500 12.1 3.7 133 $168,150
Name 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
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Pete Appleton 36 57.2 25 0 39 6.09 5.05 0.21 0.00 102.8 4.98 -8 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -1 .472 .496 $8,000 Traded
Clint Brown 36 66.0 37 0 30 4.09 5.04 0.23 0.00 102.5 4.92 6 0.5 1.0 -0.0 1.1 13 .515 .503 $8,000 Purchased
Bill Dietrich 30 149.2 23 17 78 4.69 5.06 0.22 0.00 100.9 4.88 2 0.2 1.0 -0.1 1.5 19 .508 .501 $6,000 Waivers
Vallie Eaves 28 18.2 5 3 16 7.71 5.16 0.20 0.00 101.5 5.03 -6 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .400 .497 $3,150
Orval Grove 20 6.0 3 0 2 3.00 4.97 0.22 0.00 109.1 5.19 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .547 .501 $2,700
Jack Hallett 25 14.0 2 2 10 6.43 4.78 0.21 0.00 105.2 4.81 -3 -0.2 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .386 .499 $2,100 Purchased
Jack Knott 33 158.0 25 23 88 5.01 5.08 0.23 0.00 103.5 5.02 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 1.3 17 .496 .499 $8,000 Traded
Thornton Lee* 33 228.0 28 27 100 3.95 5.09 0.22 0.00 97.8 4.76 19 1.9 1.0 -0.2 3.9 45 .568 .512 $10,500 Traded
Ted Lyons 39 186.1 22 22 85 4.11 5.10 0.22 0.00 102.8 5.01 17 1.8 -0.1 3.3 38 .580 .511 $10,000 Free Agency
Johnny Rigney 25 280.2 39 33 117 3.75 5.20 0.20 0.00 102.2 5.11 40 4.1 1.0 -0.2 6.6 72 .606 .525 $8,500
Eddie Smith* 26 207.1 32 28 92 3.99 5.03 0.20 0.00 98.5 4.76 16 1.6 1.0 -0.1 3.4 39 .550 .510 $4,500 Waivers
Ed Weiland 25 14.1 5 0 15 9.42 5.09 0.22 0.00 103.8 5.05 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.5 -5 .379 .496 $3,600 Free Agency
Team Total 30.8 1386.2 246 155 672 4.36 5.09 0.21 0.00 101.1 4.93 78 8.1 1.0 -0.9 20.2 233 .533 .508 $75,050
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1939 / 1941 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics