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1948 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1947 / 1949

51-101, Finished 8th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ted Lyons (51-101)
Scored 559 runs, Allowed 814 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 51-101

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 777,844 (7th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 94, Pitching - 98


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1947 / 1949 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

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
Herb Adams 20 L L 5' 9" 160 Apr 14, 1928 1st 5 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 1 0.0
Luke Appling HOF 41 R R 5' 10" 183 Apr 2, 1907 18 139 131 139 135 0 0 0 0 72 64 0 0 0 0 5 1 3.5 $17,000
Floyd Baker 31 L R 5' 9" 160 Oct 10, 1916 6 104 86 104 90 0 0 0 18 71 1 0 0 0 0 13 1 0.4
Fred Bradley 27 R R 6' 1" 180 Jul 31, 1920 1st 8 0 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Earl Caldwell 43 R R 6' 1" 178 Apr 9, 1905 8 25 1 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Jim Delsing 22 L R 5' 10" 175 Nov 13, 1925 1st 20 15 20 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 5 0 -0.6
Al Gettel 30 R R 6' 3" 200 Sep 17, 1917 4 24 19 24 23 22 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.7
Bob Gillespie 28 R R 6' 4" 187 Oct 8, 1919 3 25 6 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Jim Goodwin 21 L L 6' 1" 170 Aug 15, 1926 1st 8 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Orval Grove 28 R R 6' 3" 196 Aug 29, 1919 9 32 11 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0 $12,000
Randy Gumpert 30 R R 6' 3" 185 Jan 23, 1918 6 16 11 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
Earl Harrist 29 R R 6' 0" 175 Apr 20, 1919 3 11 1 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Joe Haynes 30 R R 6' 2" 190 Sep 21, 1917 10 27 22 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 All-Star
Ralph Hodgin 33 L R 5' 10" 167 Feb 10, 1915 6 114 78 114 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 2 40 79 35 0 -0.4 $9,000
Howie Judson 22 R R 6' 1" 195 Feb 16, 1926 1st 41 5 41 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.5
Bob Kennedy 27 R R 6' 2" 193 Aug 18, 1920 7 30 28 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 6 30 1 0 -0.6
Don Kolloway 29 R R 6' 3" 200 Aug 4, 1918 7 119 100 119 101 0 0 0 83 18 0 0 0 0 0 15 4 0.2 $13,000
Tony Lupien 31 L L 5' 10" 185 Apr 23, 1917 6 154 154 154 154 0 0 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.7 $12,000
Cass Michaels 22 R R 5' 11" 175 Mar 4, 1926 6 145 140 145 140 0 0 0 55 0 85 0 1 0 1 5 0 1.4 $12,000
Glen Moulder 30 R R 6' 0" 180 Sep 28, 1917 3 33 9 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Frank Papish 30 R L 6' 2" 192 Oct 21, 1917 4 32 14 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $10,000
Ike Pearson 31 R R 6' 1" 180 Mar 1, 1917 6 23 2 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Dave Philley 28 B R 6' 0" 188 May 16, 1920 4 137 128 137 128 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 123 0 128 9 0 1.7 $10,000
Marino Pieretti 27 R R 5' 7" 153 Sep 23, 1920 4 32 18 32 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 -0.0
Aaron Robinson 33 L R 6' 2" 205 Jun 23, 1915 5 98 91 98 92 0 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1.2
Marv Rotblatt 20 B L 5' 7" 160 Oct 18, 1927 1st 7 2 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Jerry Scala 23 L R 5' 11" 178 Sep 27, 1924 1st 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 -0.2
Pat Seerey 25 R R 5' 10" 200 Mar 17, 1923 6 95 93 95 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 82 12 0 93 2 0 0.7
Mike Tresh 34 R R 5' 11" 170 Feb 23, 1914 11 39 29 39 34 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 -0.2 $14,000
Jack Wallaesa 28 B R 6' 3" 191 Aug 31, 1919 5 33 5 33 6 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 1 27 0 -0.4
Ralph Weigel 26 R R 6' 1" 180 Oct 2, 1921 2 66 36 66 41 0 39 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 28 0 -0.3
Frank Whitman 23 R R 6' 2" 175 Aug 15, 1924 2 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.2
Bill Wight 26 L L 6' 1" 180 Apr 12, 1922 3 34 32 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Taffy Wright 36 L R 5' 10" 180 Aug 10, 1911 8 134 112 134 114 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 108 114 21 0 0.4 $17,000
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.

1947 / 1949 Roster (40-man)