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1950 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1949 / 1951

60-94, Finished 6th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jack Onslow (8-22) and Red Corriden (52-72)
GM: Frank Lane
Scored 625 runs, Allowed 749 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-90

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 781,330 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 99

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1949 / 1951 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
Herb Adams 22 L L 5' 9" 160 Apr 14, 1928 3 34 31 34 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 33 1 1 -0.2
Luis Aloma 27 R R 6' 2" 195 Jun 19, 1923 1st 42 0 42 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Luke Appling HOF 43 R R 5' 10" 183 Apr 2, 1907 20 50 28 50 33 0 0 13 1 0 20 0 0 0 0 18 1 0.1 $18,000
Floyd Baker 33 L R 5' 9" 160 Oct 10, 1916 8 83 43 83 58 0 0 0 3 53 0 2 0 0 2 25 1 1.2
Jack Bruner 25 L L 6' 1" 185 Jul 1, 1924 2 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jim Busby 23 R R 6' 1" 175 Jan 8, 1927 1st 18 10 18 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 12 0 7 -0.6
Bob Cain 25 L L 6' 0" 165 Oct 16, 1924 2 35 23 35 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.2
Chico Carrasquel 24 R R 6' 0" 170 Jan 23, 1926 1st 141 141 141 141 0 0 0 0 0 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.7
Bill Connelly 25 L R 6' 0" 175 Jun 29, 1925 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $5,000
Charlie Cuellar 32 R R 5' 11" 183 Sep 24, 1917 1st 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Joe Erautt 28 R R 5' 9" 175 Sep 1, 1921 1st 16 1 16 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 -0.1
Nellie Fox HOF 22 L R 5' 10" 160 Dec 25, 1927 4 130 120 130 121 0 0 0 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 -0.4
Gordon Goldsberry 22 L L 6' 0" 170 Aug 30, 1927 2 82 23 82 43 0 0 39 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 42 2 0.6
Randy Gumpert 32 R R 6' 3" 185 Jan 23, 1918 8 41 17 41 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.4 $14,000
Mickey Haefner 37 L L 5' 8" 160 Oct 9, 1912 8 24 9 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Ken Holcombe 31 R R 5' 11" 169 Aug 23, 1918 3 24 15 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Howie Judson 24 R R 6' 1" 195 Feb 16, 1926 3 46 3 46 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8
Gus Keriazakos 18 R R 6' 3" 187 Jul 28, 1931 1st 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Joe Kirrene 18 R R 6' 2" 195 Oct 4, 1931 1st 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Al Kozar 28 R R 5' 9" 173 Jul 5, 1921 3 10 1 10 5 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0.0
Chuck Kress 28 L L 6' 0" 190 Dec 9, 1921 3 3 2 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Lou Kretlow 29 R R 6' 2" 185 Jun 27, 1921 4 11 1 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Bob Kuzava 27 B L 6' 2" 202 May 28, 1923 4 10 7 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $10,000
Hank Majeski 33 R R 5' 9" 174 Dec 13, 1916 8 122 112 122 112 0 0 0 0 112 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 2.0
Eddie Malone 30 R R 5' 10" 175 Jun 16, 1920 2 31 18 31 21 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 -0.3
Phil Masi 34 R R 5' 10" 177 Jan 6, 1916 12 122 106 122 114 0 114 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 1.8
Mike McCormick 33 R R 6' 0" 195 May 6, 1917 9 55 34 55 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 44 0 46 11 2 -0.4
Ed McGhee 25 R R 5' 11" 170 Sep 29, 1924 1st 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 -0.0
Cass Michaels 24 R R 5' 11" 175 Mar 4, 1926 8 36 35 36 35 0 0 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 $17,500
Gus Niarhos 29 R R 6' 0" 160 Dec 6, 1920 4 41 30 41 36 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0.5
Johnny Ostrowski 32 R R 5' 10" 170 Oct 17, 1917 7 22 11 22 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 8 15 9 0 0.2
John Perkovich 26 R R 5' 11" 170 Mar 10, 1924 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dave Philley 30 B R 6' 0" 188 May 16, 1920 6 156 153 156 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 104 154 1 1 -0.4 $12,000
Billy Pierce 23 L L 5' 10" 160 Apr 2, 1927 4 40 29 40 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3.5
Marv Rickert 29 L R 6' 2" 195 Jan 8, 1921 6 84 72 84 78 0 0 1 0 0 0 18 0 63 78 7 1 -1.2
Eddie Robinson 29 L R 6' 2" 210 Dec 15, 1920 6 119 119 119 119 0 0 119 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.4
Marv Rotblatt 22 B L 5' 7" 160 Oct 18, 1927 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Bill Salkeld 33 L R 5' 10" 190 Mar 8, 1917 6 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Jerry Scala 25 L R 5' 11" 178 Sep 27, 1924 3 40 17 40 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 0 23 6 11 -0.5
Ray Scarborough 32 R R 6' 0" 185 Jul 23, 1917 7 27 23 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 All-Star
Bill Wight 28 L L 6' 1" 180 Apr 12, 1922 5 30 28 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Bill Wilson 21 R R 6' 2" 200 Nov 6, 1928 1st 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 -0.1
Gus Zernial 27 R R 6' 2" 210 Jun 27, 1923 2 143 136 143 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 137 0 0 137 7 0 1.2
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.

1949 / 1951 Roster (40-man)