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1941 Chicago White Sox

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1940 / 1942

77-77, Finished 3rd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jimmy Dykes (77-77)
Scored 638 runs, Allowed 649 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-78

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 677,077 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 93, Pitching - 93


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1940 / 1942 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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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 27 115 433 390 38 98 10 1 0 33 1 0 38 27 .251 .319 .282 .601 61 110 13 1 4
2 1B Joe Kuhel* 35 153 678 600 99 150 39 5 12 63 20 5 70 55 .250 .331 .392 .723 91 235 17 3 5
3 2B Bill Knickerbocker 29 89 397 343 51 84 23 2 7 29 6 5 41 27 .245 .329 .385 .714 89 132 4 2 10
4 SS Luke Appling 34 154 678 592 93 186 26 8 1 57 12 8 82 32 .314 .399 .390 .789 110 231 10 1 2
5 3B Dario Lodigiani 25 87 366 322 39 77 19 2 4 40 0 4 31 19 .239 .316 .348 .663 76 112 12 5 7
6 OF Taffy Wright* 29 136 580 513 71 165 35 5 10 97 5 4 60 27 .322 .399 .468 .867 129 240 8 6 1
7 OF Mike Kreevich 33 121 484 436 44 101 16 8 0 37 17 5 35 26 .232 .289 .305 .594 58 133 10 0 13
8 OF Myril Hoag 33 106 411 380 30 97 13 3 1 44 6 10 27 29 .255 .306 .313 .620 65 119 11 1 3
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 2B Don Kolloway 22 71 290 280 33 76 8 3 3 24 11 4 6 12 .271 .292 .354 .645 71 99 8 2 3
10 3B Bob Kennedy 20 76 282 257 16 53 9 3 1 29 5 3 17 23 .206 .255 .276 .532 41 71 4 0 8
11 OF Moose Solters 35 76 270 251 24 65 9 4 4 43 3 2 18 31 .259 .311 .375 .686 81 94 8 1 1
12 OF Ben Chapman 32 57 210 190 26 43 9 1 2 19 2 2 19 14 .226 .297 .316 .612 63 60 2 0 1
13 C Tom Turner 24 38 135 126 7 30 5 0 0 8 2 0 9 15 .238 .289 .278 .567 51 35 3 0 0
14 2B Skeeter Webb 31 29 88 84 7 16 2 0 0 6 1 0 3 9 .190 .227 .214 .442 18 18 1 1 0
15 OF Larry Rosenthal* 31 20 71 59 9 14 4 0 0 1 0 0 12 5 .237 .366 .305 .671 80 18 3 0 0
16 C George Dickey# 25 32 60 55 6 11 1 0 2 8 0 0 5 7 .200 .267 .327 .594 57 18 1 0 0
17 OF Dave Philley# 21 7 12 9 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .222 .417 .333 .750 101 3 0 0 0
18 1B Jake Jones 20 3 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
19 OF Dave Short* 24 3 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -43 0 0 0 0
20 Stan Goletz* 23 5 5 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .600 .600 .600 1.200 219 3 0 0 0
21 Chet Hajduk 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 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
22 P Thornton Lee* 34 35 119 114 7 29 5 0 0 8 0 0 4 20 .254 .280 .298 .578 53 34 4 0 1
23 P Eddie Smith# 27 34 100 88 6 19 4 0 0 3 0 0 8 19 .216 .281 .261 .543 45 23 3 0 4
24 P Johnny Rigney 26 30 92 84 8 17 1 1 0 5 0 1 6 27 .202 .256 .238 .494 32 20 4 0 2
25 P Ted Lyons# 40 22 78 74 8 20 2 0 0 6 0 0 2 6 .270 .289 .297 .587 56 22 2 0 2
26 P Bill Dietrich 31 19 43 34 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 11 .088 .262 .118 .380 4 4 0 1 1
27 P Buck Ross 26 20 38 32 2 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 .219 .265 .250 .515 37 8 0 0 4
28 P Jack Hallett 26 22 29 26 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 6 .154 .214 .231 .445 18 6 1 0 1
29 P Johnny Humphries 26 14 24 23 1 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 12 .087 .087 .174 .261 -32 4 0 0 1
30 P Joe Haynes 23 8 11 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .273 .273 .545 45 3 0 0 0
31 P Pete Appleton 37 13 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 33 1 0 0 0
32 P Orval Grove 21 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 30.0 156 6012 5404 638 1376 245 47 47 567 91 53 509 476 .255 .322 .343 .665 77 1856 129 24 74
Rank in 8 AL teams 4 8 7 6 8 8 1 8 7 1 8 8 8 8 8 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 30.0 156 5472 4912 597 1271 229 45 47 538 91 52 478 368 .259 .327 .352 .680 80 1731 115 23 58
Pitcher Totals 30.4 156 540 492 41 105 16 2 0 29 0 1 31 108 .213 .261 .254 .516 37 125 14 1 16
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 Thornton Lee* 34 22 11 .667 2.37 35 34 1 30 3 1 300.1 258 98 79 18 92 130 4 0 2 1224 174 3.54 1.165 7.7 0.5 2.8 3.9 1.41
2 SP Eddie Smith* 27 13 17 .433 3.18 34 33 1 21 1 1 263.1 243 107 93 13 114 111 5 0 6 1125 129 3.82 1.356 8.3 0.4 3.9 3.8 0.97
3 SP Johnny Rigney 26 13 13 .500 3.84 30 29 0 18 3 0 237.0 224 116 101 21 92 119 2 0 7 1005 107 4.00 1.333 8.5 0.8 3.5 4.5 1.29
4 SP Ted Lyons 40 12 10 .545 3.70 22 22 0 19 2 0 187.1 199 87 77 9 37 63 4 0 2 795 111 3.27 1.260 9.6 0.4 1.8 3.0 1.70
5 SP Bill Dietrich 31 5 8 .385 5.35 19 15 4 4 1 0 109.1 114 73 65 7 50 26 4 0 4 497 77 4.50 1.500 9.4 0.6 4.1 2.1 0.52
6 SP Buck Ross 26 3 8 .273 3.16 20 11 7 7 0 0 108.1 99 51 38 6 43 30 1 0 1 465 131 4.05 1.311 8.2 0.5 3.6 2.5 0.70
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 RP Jack Hallett 26 5 5 .500 6.03 22 6 11 3 0 0 74.2 96 57 50 7 38 25 3 0 4 362 68 4.86 1.795 11.6 0.8 4.6 3.0 0.66
8 RP Johnny Humphries 26 4 2 .667 1.84 14 6 7 4 4 1 73.1 63 18 15 2 22 25 1 0 0 300 224 3.28 1.159 7.7 0.2 2.7 3.1 1.14
9 RP Joe Haynes 23 0 0 3.86 8 0 8 0 0 0 28.0 30 13 12 0 11 18 0 0 3 120 108 2.56 1.464 9.6 0.0 3.5 5.8 1.64
10 RP Pete Appleton 37 0 3 .000 5.27 13 0 11 0 0 1 27.1 27 21 16 4 17 12 2 0 1 127 79 5.77 1.610 8.9 1.3 5.6 4.0 0.71
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
11 Orval Grove 21 0 0 10.29 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.0 9 8 8 2 5 5 0 0 1 35 42 7.09 2.000 11.6 2.6 6.4 6.4 1.00
Team Totals 30.2 77 77 .500 3.52 156 156 50 106 14 4 1416.0 1362 649 554 89 521 564 26 0 31 6055 117 3.84 1.330 8.7 0.6 3.3 3.6 1.08
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 6 1 1 1 8 1 2 2 2 6 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 37 13 0 0 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.54 0 0 0 P
Luke Appling 34 154 154 151 809 294 473 42 95 .948 4.98 SS
Ben Chapman 32 49 47 43 127 122 4 1 1 .992 2.57 OF
George Dickey 25 17 8 8 61 56 5 0 1 1.000 3.59 1 3 9 1 10% 41% 0 C
Bill Dietrich 31 19 15 4 25 10 13 2 1 .920 1.21 1 0 0% 0 P
Orval Grove 21 2 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50 P
Jack Hallett 26 22 6 3 16 2 14 0 2 1.000 0.73 2 0 0% 0 P
Joe Haynes 23 8 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.50 0 0 0 P
Myril Hoag 33 99 94 91 231 215 6 10 1 .957 2.23 OF
Johnny Humphries 26 14 6 4 11 4 7 0 1 1.000 0.79 0 0 0 P
Jake Jones 20 3 2 2 25 25 0 0 0 1.000 8.33 1B
Bob Kennedy 20 71 68 67 258 88 153 17 12 .934 3.39 3B
Bill Knickerbocker 29 88 87 80 438 204 221 13 58 .970 4.83 2B
Don Kolloway 22 65 60 55 355 152 185 18 29 .949 5.11 2B-1B
Mike Kreevich 33 113 109 106 311 302 7 2 2 .994 2.73 OF
Joe Kuhel 35 151 151 149 1562 1444 108 10 113 .994 10.28 1B
Thornton Lee 34 35 34 30 67 10 52 5 2 .925 1.77 1 5 83% 0 P
Dario Lodigiani 25 86 86 83 319 120 187 12 22 .962 3.57 3B
Ted Lyons 40 22 22 19 54 17 36 1 3 .981 2.41 4 3 43% 0 P
Dave Philley 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 OF
Johnny Rigney 26 30 29 18 58 13 42 3 2 .948 1.83 4 10 71% 0 P
Larry Rosenthal 31 18 17 17 32 27 3 2 0 .938 1.67 OF
Buck Ross 26 20 11 7 19 3 14 2 2 .895 0.85 1 1 50% 0 P
Dave Short 24 2 2 2 5 4 0 1 0 .800 2.00 OF
Eddie Smith 27 34 33 21 62 10 51 1 3 .984 1.79 2 4 67% 0 P
Moose Solters 35 63 63 62 147 135 7 5 1 .966 2.25 OF
Mike Tresh 27 115 115 105 580 488 81 11 12 .981 4.95 13 4 34 33 49% 41% 0 C
Tom Turner 24 35 33 32 191 166 21 4 3 .979 5.34 5 0 12 12 50% 41% 0 C
Skeeter Webb 31 26 16 16 129 55 64 10 13 .922 4.58 2B-SS-3B
Taffy Wright 29 134 134 133 295 279 8 8 3 .973 2.14 OF
Team Totals 29.9 156 1404 1308 6201 4247 1774 180 145 .971 3.98 19 7 55 46 50% 30% 0
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 37 13 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $8,000 Traded 1
Luke Appling 34 154 678 13 -0 0 6 10 29 2.9 23 52 5.1 .519 .518 4.5 1.7 46 $14,000 Purchased *6
Ben Chapman 32 57 210 -10 -0 0 2 -1 -10 -1.0 7 -2 -0.3 .483 .494 -0.5 0.1 -4 Free Agency O87/9
George Dickey# 25 32 60 -3 0 0 0 0 -3 -0.3 2 -1 -0.1 .491 .498 -0.1 0.1 -1 $3,000 Purchased 2
Bill Dietrich 31 19 43 -5 0 0 0 5 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $7,500 Waivers 1
Stan Goletz* 23 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .515 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $2,100 Purchased
Orval Grove 21 2 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .482 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,600 /1
Chet Hajduk 22 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .473 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $1,050
Jack Hallett 26 22 29 -3 0 0 0 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $2,400 Purchased 1
Joe Haynes 23 8 11 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .505 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $4,000 Purchased /1
Myril Hoag 33 106 411 -18 -3 0 -1 -4 -26 -2.6 14 -12 -1.3 .475 .484 -1.1 -0.4 -11 Purchased O78
Johnny Humphries 26 14 24 -5 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .484 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $5,000 Traded 1
Jake Jones 20 3 11 -3 0 0 0 -0 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .383 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -3 Purchased /3
Bob Kennedy 20 76 282 -22 -0 0 1 0 -20 -2.1 10 -11 -1.2 .472 .487 -1.3 0.2 -12 $5,000 Amateur Free Agent 5
Bill Knickerbocker 29 89 397 -5 -1 0 -1 4 -3 -0.3 13 11 1.0 .497 .498 1.1 0.3 12 $9,500 Traded 4
Don Kolloway 22 71 290 -12 1 0 1 3 -7 -0.7 10 3 0.2 .490 .496 0.1 0.4 2 Traded 4/3
Mike Kreevich 33 121 484 -26 2 0 4 -1 -21 -2.2 17 -5 -0.6 .482 .487 -1.0 0.3 -9 $11,500 *8O
Joe Kuhel* 35 153 678 -7 3 0 9 -7 -2 -0.3 23 20 1.9 .498 .498 1.0 0.2 11 $11,500 Traded *3
Thornton Lee* 34 35 119 -8 0 0 0 13 5 0.5 0 5 0.5 .515 .503 0.5 0.0 5 $9,500 Traded 1
Dario Lodigiani 25 87 366 -10 -1 0 3 1 -8 -0.8 12 4 0.4 .491 .495 0.1 0.4 1 $4,000 Traded 5
Ted Lyons# 40 22 78 -5 0 0 0 9 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .518 .502 0.4 0.0 4 $11,000 Free Agency 1
Dave Philley# 21 7 12 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $1,800 Purchased /7O
Johnny Rigney 26 30 92 -9 -0 0 0 10 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $9,500 1
Larry Rosenthal* 31 20 71 -1 0 0 -2 -1 -4 -0.4 2 -1 -0.1 .481 .498 0.1 -0.3 1 $8,000 Purchased O9/8
Buck Ross 26 20 38 -3 0 0 0 4 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .505 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Purchased 1
Dave Short* 24 3 10 -2 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .442 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /7O
Eddie Smith# 27 34 100 -7 0 0 0 11 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .511 .502 0.4 0.0 4 $7,500 Waivers 1
Moose Solters 35 76 270 -7 -0 0 1 -3 -9 -0.9 9 0 -0.0 .488 .494 -0.1 -0.2 -1 Traded O7/9
Mike Tresh 27 115 433 -20 1 0 -1 4 -16 -1.7 15 -2 -0.3 .486 .490 -0.2 0.3 -1 $8,500 Traded *2
Tom Turner 24 38 135 -9 1 0 -1 1 -8 -0.8 5 -3 -0.4 .479 .495 -0.3 0.0 -2 $3,900 Rule 5 Draft 2
Skeeter Webb 31 29 88 -10 0 0 -1 1 -9 -0.9 3 -6 -0.6 .468 .494 -0.6 0.0 -5 $6,000 Traded 4/65
Taffy Wright* 29 136 580 24 -0 0 3 -6 20 2.0 20 40 3.9 .515 .512 3.6 -0.3 37 $8,000 Traded *O9
Team Total 30.0 1598 6012 -173 1 0 23 59 -89 -9.2 186 97 8.6 .494 .498 6.4 2.8 74 $165,850
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 37 27.1 13 0 21 6.91 4.92 0.15 0.00 97.7 4.66 -7 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .449 .496 $8,000 Traded
Bill Dietrich 31 109.1 19 15 73 6.01 4.75 0.16 0.00 101.4 4.65 -17 -1.6 1.0 -0.1 -0.6 -6 .416 .490 $7,500 Waivers
Orval Grove 21 7.0 2 0 8 10.29 4.62 0.14 0.00 101.8 4.56 -5 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .314 .498 $3,600
Jack Hallett 26 74.2 22 6 57 6.87 4.81 0.17 0.00 101.2 4.70 -19 -1.7 1.0 -0.0 -1.1 -11 .421 .489 $2,400 Purchased
Joe Haynes 23 28.0 8 0 13 4.18 4.91 0.14 0.00 102.3 4.88 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.4 5 .525 .501 $4,000 Purchased
Johnny Humphries 26 73.1 14 6 18 2.21 4.66 0.15 0.00 101.8 4.59 19 2.1 1.0 -0.0 2.7 27 .647 .513 $5,000 Traded
Thornton Lee* 34 300.1 35 34 98 2.94 4.89 0.14 0.00 98.3 4.67 56 6.1 1.0 -0.2 8.7 88 .675 .538 $9,500 Traded
Ted Lyons 40 187.1 22 22 87 4.18 4.85 0.16 0.00 98.9 4.64 8 0.9 -0.1 2.5 28 .539 .505 $11,000 Free Agency
Johnny Rigney 26 237.0 30 29 116 4.41 4.94 0.14 0.00 99.3 4.77 8 0.8 1.0 -0.1 2.9 33 .527 .505 $9,500
Buck Ross 26 108.1 20 11 51 4.24 5.02 0.15 0.00 99.6 4.84 7 0.7 1.0 -0.1 1.6 18 .534 .504 Purchased
Eddie Smith* 27 263.1 34 33 107 3.66 4.89 0.14 0.00 98.6 4.68 28 3.0 1.0 -0.2 5.2 56 .587 .518 $7,500 Waivers
Team Total 30.2 1416.0 219 156 649 4.13 4.87 0.15 0.00 99.4 4.70 81 9.4 1.0 -0.9 21.6 231 .543 .509 $68,000
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1940 / 1942 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics