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1962 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1961 / 1963

85-77, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Al Lopez (85-77)
GM: Edwin Short (Hired 8/26/1961)
Scored 707 runs, Allowed 658 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-76

Ballparks: White Sox Park · Attendance: 1,131,562 (5th of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 94, Pitching - 94

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1961 / 1963 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 28 R R 5' 9" 160 Apr 29, 1934 7 153 141 153 152 0 0 0 0 0 152 0 0 0 0 1 4 1.6 $35,000 All-Star
Frank Baumann 28 L L 6' 0" 205 Jul 1, 1933 8 40 10 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8
Ken Berry 21 R R 6' 0" 175 May 10, 1941 1st 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0.0
John Buzhardt 25 R R 6' 2" 195 Aug 17, 1936 5 28 25 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Cam Carreon 24 R R 6' 1" 190 Aug 6, 1937 4 106 85 106 93 0 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 2 0.3
Ramon Conde 27 R R 5' 8" 172 Dec 29, 1934 1st 14 2 14 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 -0.4
Joe Cunningham 30 L L 6' 0" 180 Aug 27, 1931 8 149 145 149 145 0 0 143 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 4 0 4.2
Dave DeBusschere 21 R R 6' 6" 225 Oct 16, 1940 1st 12 0 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Mike DeGerick 19 R R 6' 2" 178 Apr 1, 1943 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Sammy Esposito 30 R R 5' 9" 165 Dec 15, 1931 9 75 22 75 64 0 0 0 7 41 20 0 0 0 0 4 13 0.2
Bob Farley 24 L L 6' 2" 200 Nov 15, 1937 2 35 9 35 14 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 2 -0.2
Eddie Fisher 25 R R 6' 2" 200 Jul 16, 1936 4 57 12 57 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nellie Fox HOF 34 L R 5' 10" 160 Dec 25, 1927 16 157 151 157 154 0 0 0 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1.5
Ray Herbert 32 R R 5' 11" 185 Dec 15, 1929 10 35 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.2 All-Star
Mike Hershberger 22 R R 5' 10" 175 Oct 9, 1939 2 148 106 148 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 27 116 135 15 7 0.5
Joe Horlen 24 R R 6' 0" 170 Aug 14, 1937 2 20 19 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Deacon Jones 28 L R 5' 10" 185 Apr 18, 1934 1st 18 6 18 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0.0
Mike Joyce 21 R R 6' 2" 193 Feb 12, 1941 1st 25 1 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Russ Kemmerer 30 R R 6' 2" 198 Nov 1, 1931 8 20 0 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Dick Kenworthy 21 R R 5' 9" 170 Apr 1, 1941 1st 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.1
Frank Kreutzer 23 R L 6' 1" 175 Feb 7, 1939 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jim Landis 28 R R 6' 1" 180 Mar 9, 1934 6 149 137 149 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 144 0 144 5 4 1.9 All-Star
Sherm Lollar 37 R R 6' 1" 185 Aug 23, 1924 17 84 59 84 66 0 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0.6
Turk Lown 38 R R 6' 0" 180 May 30, 1924 11 42 0 42 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
J.C. Martin 25 L R 6' 2" 188 Dec 13, 1936 4 18 5 18 8 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 -0.6
Charlie Maxwell 35 L L 5' 11" 185 Apr 8, 1927 12 69 57 69 61 0 0 6 0 0 0 49 0 7 56 10 0 1.4
Brian McCall 19 L L 5' 10" 170 Jan 25, 1943 1st 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0.3
Gary Peters 25 L L 6' 2" 200 Apr 21, 1937 4 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $6,900
Juan Pizarro 25 L L 5' 11" 170 Feb 7, 1937 6 37 32 37 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.2
Floyd Robinson 26 L R 5' 9" 175 May 9, 1936 3 156 154 156 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 113 0 78 155 2 0 3.6
Bob Roselli 30 R R 5' 11" 185 Dec 10, 1931 5 35 13 35 20 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 -0.1
Bob Sadowski 25 L R 6' 0" 175 Jan 15, 1937 3 79 25 79 27 0 0 0 12 16 0 0 0 0 0 50 3 0.7
Herb Score 29 L L 6' 2" 185 Jun 7, 1933 8 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Al Smith 34 R R 6' 0" 189 Feb 7, 1928 10 142 136 142 138 0 0 0 0 106 0 37 0 2 38 4 2 2.2 $36,500
Charley Smith 24 R R 6' 1" 170 Sep 15, 1937 3 65 36 65 54 0 0 0 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 14 1 -0.6
Dean Stone 31 L L 6' 4" 205 Sep 1, 1930 7 27 0 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Verle Tiefenthaler 24 L R 6' 1" 190 Jul 11, 1937 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Al Weis 24 B R 6' 0" 160 Apr 2, 1938 1st 7 4 7 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 -0.1
Early Wynn HOF 42 B R 6' 0" 190 Jan 6, 1920 22 27 26 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Dom Zanni 30 R R 5' 11" 180 Mar 1, 1932 4 44 2 44 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
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.

1961 / 1963 Roster (40-man)