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1957 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1956 / 1958

90-64, Finished 2nd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Al Lopez (90-64)
GM: Charles Comiskey (Co-GM), Johnny Rigney (Co-GM)
Scored 707 runs, Allowed 566 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-62

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 1,135,668 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 97

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1956 / 1958 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
Luis Aparicio HOF 23 R R 5' 9" 160 Apr 29, 1934 2 143 139 143 142 0 0 0 0 0 142 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.1 $12,000
Earl Battey 22 R R 6' 1" 205 Jan 5, 1935 3 48 31 48 43 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 -0.3
Ted Beard 36 L L 5' 8" 165 Jan 7, 1921 6 38 18 38 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 25 28 4 9 -0.0
Jim Derrington 17 L L 6' 3" 190 Nov 29, 1939 2 20 5 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Larry Doby HOF 33 L R 6' 1" 180 Dec 13, 1923 11 119 109 119 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 110 0 110 10 0 2.2 $36,000
Dick Donovan 29 L R 6' 3" 190 Dec 7, 1927 7 30 28 30 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.2
Walt Dropo 34 R R 6' 5" 220 Jan 30, 1923 9 93 50 93 69 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 0.3 $21,500
Sammy Esposito 25 R R 5' 9" 165 Dec 15, 1931 4 94 53 94 80 0 0 0 4 53 22 0 1 0 1 12 15 1.6
Bill Fischer 26 R R 6' 0" 190 Oct 11, 1930 2 33 11 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nellie Fox HOF 29 L R 5' 10" 160 Dec 25, 1927 11 155 155 155 155 0 0 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.9 All-Star
Jack Harshman 29 L L 6' 2" 178 Jul 12, 1927 7 30 26 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Fred Hatfield 32 L R 6' 1" 171 Mar 18, 1925 8 69 26 69 44 0 0 0 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 27 7 0.1
Dixie Howell 37 L R 6' 2" 210 Jan 7, 1920 5 42 0 42 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 1.5
Jim Hughes 34 R R 6' 1" 200 Mar 21, 1923 6 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Ron Jackson 23 R R 6' 7" 225 Oct 22, 1933 4 13 13 13 13 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Bob Keegan 36 R R 6' 2" 207 Aug 4, 1920 5 30 20 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Bob Kennedy 36 R R 6' 2" 193 Aug 18, 1920 16 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 -0.1
Ellis Kinder 42 R R 6' 0" 195 Jul 26, 1914 12 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jim Landis 23 R R 6' 1" 180 Mar 9, 1934 1st 96 78 96 91 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 41 42 91 5 7 1.1
Paul LaPalme 33 L L 5' 10" 175 Dec 14, 1923 7 36 0 36 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.8
Barry Latman 21 R R 6' 3" 210 May 21, 1936 1st 7 2 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Sherm Lollar 32 R R 6' 1" 185 Aug 23, 1924 12 101 90 101 96 0 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 1.8
Jim McDonald 30 R R 5' 10" 185 May 17, 1927 8 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Stover McIlwain 17 R R 6' 4" 195 Sep 22, 1939 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Minnie Minoso 31 R R 5' 10" 175 Nov 29, 1925 8 153 152 153 152 0 0 0 0 1 0 152 0 0 152 1 0 5.4 All-Star
Les Moss 32 R R 5' 11" 205 May 14, 1925 12 42 34 42 39 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.4
Ron Northey 37 L R 5' 10" 195 Apr 26, 1920 12 40 0 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 0.1
Dave Philley 37 B R 6' 0" 188 May 16, 1920 13 22 16 22 19 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 17 17 4 0 0.6 $22,000
Bubba Phillips 29 R R 5' 9" 180 Feb 24, 1928 3 121 108 121 114 0 0 0 0 97 0 1 13 8 20 4 7 2.7
Billy Pierce 30 L L 5' 10" 160 Apr 2, 1927 11 41 34 41 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3.1 All-Star
Bob Powell 23 R R 6' 1" 190 Oct 17, 1933 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Jim Rivera 35 L L 6' 0" 196 Jul 22, 1921 6 125 106 125 113 0 0 31 0 0 0 1 4 83 86 12 4 0.5
Don Rudolph 25 L L 5' 11" 195 Aug 16, 1931 1st 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Gerry Staley 36 R R 6' 0" 195 Aug 21, 1920 11 47 0 47 47 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.6
Earl Torgeson 33 L L 6' 3" 180 Jan 1, 1924 11 86 62 86 71 0 0 70 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 20 2 2.2
Jim Wilson 35 R R 6' 1" 200 Feb 20, 1922 11 31 29 31 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.5 $18,500
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.

1956 / 1958 Roster (40-man)