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1946 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1945 / 1947

74-80, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jimmy Dykes (10-20) and Ted Lyons (64-60)
Scored 562 runs, Allowed 595 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-81

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 983,403 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 97


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1945 / 1947 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 39 R R 5' 10" 183 Apr 2, 1907 16 149 149 149 149 0 0 0 0 0 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.9 $12,000 All-Star
Floyd Baker 29 L R 5' 9" 160 Oct 10, 1916 4 9 6 9 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.0 $6,000
Earl Caldwell 41 R R 6' 1" 178 Apr 9, 1905 6 39 0 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $4,800
Guy Curtright 33 R R 5' 11" 200 Oct 18, 1912 4 23 15 23 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 11 15 8 0 -0.2 $7,000
George Dickey 30 B R 6' 2" 180 Jul 10, 1915 5 37 20 37 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 -0.2 $5,000
Bill Dietrich 36 R R 6' 0" 185 Mar 29, 1910 14 11 9 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $9,500
Ed Fernandes 28 B R 5' 9" 185 Mar 11, 1918 2 14 9 14 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.1
Orval Grove 26 R R 6' 3" 196 Aug 29, 1919 7 33 26 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $9,000
Ralph Hamner 29 R R 6' 3" 165 Sep 12, 1916 1st 25 7 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.4
Frankie Hayes 31 R R 6' 0" 185 Oct 13, 1914 13 53 52 53 52 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1
Joe Haynes 28 R R 6' 2" 190 Sep 21, 1917 8 32 23 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $9,000
Ralph Hodgin 31 L R 5' 10" 167 Feb 10, 1915 4 87 56 87 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 8 57 30 0 -0.3 $8,000
Al Hollingsworth 38 L L 6' 0" 174 Feb 25, 1908 11 21 2 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Jake Jones 25 R R 6' 3" 197 Nov 23, 1920 3 24 20 24 20 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.0
Tom Jordan 26 R R 6' 1" 195 Sep 5, 1919 2 10 2 10 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0.1 $4,800
Bob Kennedy 25 R R 6' 2" 193 Aug 18, 1920 5 113 100 113 104 0 0 0 0 29 0 57 14 4 75 9 1 0.1 $7,500
Don Kolloway 27 R R 6' 3" 200 Aug 4, 1918 5 123 120 123 121 0 0 0 90 31 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1.7 $8,000
Joe Kuhel 40 L L 6' 0" 180 Jun 25, 1906 17 64 60 64 63 0 0 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.6
Thornton Lee 39 L L 6' 3" 205 Sep 13, 1906 14 7 7 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dario Lodigiani 30 R R 5' 8" 150 Jun 6, 1916 6 44 44 44 44 0 0 0 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $5,500
Eddie Lopat 28 L L 5' 10" 185 Jun 21, 1918 3 30 29 30 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.7 $9,000
Ted Lyons HOF 45 B R 5' 11" 200 Dec 28, 1900 21 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $13,000
Gordon Maltzberger 33 R R 6' 0" 170 Sep 4, 1912 3 19 0 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 $9,000
Cass Michaels 20 R R 5' 11" 175 Mar 4, 1926 4 91 80 91 84 0 0 0 66 13 6 0 0 0 0 3 4 0.5 $4,800
Wally Moses 35 L L 5' 10" 160 Oct 8, 1910 12 56 36 56 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 25 36 20 0 0.9 $12,000
Emmett O'Neill 28 R R 6' 3" 185 Jan 13, 1918 4 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Frank Papish 28 R L 6' 2" 192 Oct 21, 1917 2 31 15 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 $5,100
Len Perme 28 L L 6' 0" 170 Nov 25, 1917 2 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $2,100
Dave Philley 26 B R 6' 0" 188 May 16, 1920 2 17 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 1 0 17 0 0 0.9 $4,200
Whitey Platt 25 R R 6' 1" 190 Aug 21, 1920 3 84 53 84 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 24 13 61 26 0 -0.1
Johnny Rigney 31 R R 6' 2" 190 Oct 28, 1914 7 15 11 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $10,500
Joe Smaza 22 L L 5' 11" 175 Jul 7, 1923 1st 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 -0.0 $2,400
Eddie Smith 32 B L 5' 10" 174 Dec 14, 1913 9 24 21 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $7,500
Mike Tresh 32 R R 5' 11" 170 Feb 23, 1914 9 80 72 80 79 0 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.6 $10,000
Hal Trosky 33 L R 6' 2" 207 Nov 11, 1912 11 88 74 88 80 0 0 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 -0.2 $11,000
Thurman Tucker 28 L R 5' 10" 165 Sep 26, 1917 4 121 107 121 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 110 0 110 11 0 2.0 $8,500
Leo Wells 28 R R 5' 9" 170 Jul 18, 1917 2 45 36 45 40 0 0 0 0 38 2 0 0 0 0 3 2 -0.4 $4,200
Frank Whitman 21 R R 6' 2" 175 Aug 15, 1924 1st 17 4 17 8 0 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 9 -0.3
Taffy Wright 34 L R 5' 10" 180 Aug 10, 1911 6 115 107 115 107 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 99 107 8 0 1.8 $11,000
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.

1945 / 1947 Roster (40-man)