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1982 Chicago White Sox

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1981 / 1983

87-75, Finished 3rd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tony La Russa (87-75)
GM: Roland Hemond
Scored 786 runs, Allowed 710 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-73

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 1,567,787 (9th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 97

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1981 / 1983 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 30, 1981

Traded Gary Holle and Dewey Robinson to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Jose Castro (minors).

November 13, 1981

Ed Farmer granted Free Agency.

Lamar Johnson granted Free Agency.

Jerry Turner granted Free Agency.

November 27, 1981

Traded Chet Lemon to the Detroit Tigers. Received Steve Kemp.

December 11, 1981

Traded Rod Allen, Todd Cruz and Jim Essian to the Seattle Mariners. Received Tom Paciorek.

December 31, 1981

Traded Mike Colbern to the Atlanta Braves. Received Butch Edge.

January 12, 1982

Drafted Rodney McCray in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1982 amateur draft (January), but did not sign the player.

Drafted John Cangelosi in the 4th round of the 1982 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 11, 1982.

Drafted Chris Beasley in the 6th round of the 1982 amateur draft (January), but did not sign the player.

February 2, 1982

Chose Joel Skinner from the Pittsburgh Pirates as a free agent compensation pick.

February 11, 1982

Signed Pete Mackanin as a free agent.

February 13, 1982

Signed Steve Dillard as a free agent.

March 20, 1982

Purchased Geoff Combe from the Cincinnati Reds.

March 21, 1982

Traded Ross Baumgarten and Butch Edge to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Ernie Camacho and Vance Law.

March 24, 1982

Traded Greg Pryor to the Kansas City Royals. Received Jeff Schattinger.

March 26, 1982

Purchased Chico Escarrega from Campeche (Mexican).

March 29, 1982

Released Pete Mackanin.

Released George Riley.

Traded a player to be named later to the Chicago Cubs. Received Lynn McGlothen. The Chicago White Sox sent Bob Molinaro (March 29, 1982) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade.

March 30, 1982

Traded Burwell Geiger (minors) and Cecil Espy to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Rudy Law.

April 1, 1982 (Standings)

Purchased Salome Barojas from Mexico City Reds (Mexican).

April 2, 1982 (Standings)

Traded Wayne Nordhagen to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Aurelio Rodriguez.

April 13, 1982 (Standings)

Released Lynn McGlothen.

June 7, 1982 (Standings)

Drafted Ron Karkovice in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1982 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 1982.

Drafted Joel McKeon in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1982 amateur draft (June Secondary).

Drafted Ken Williams in the 3rd round of the 1982 amateur draft.

Drafted Mike Trujillo in the 7th round of the 1982 amateur draft.

Drafted Tim Layana in the 28th round of the 1982 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 14, 1982 (Standings)

Traded Jim Morrison to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Eddie Solomon.

July 6, 1982 (Standings)

Released Eddie Solomon.

July 11, 1982 (Standings)

Signed Ed Correa as an amateur free agent.

July 29, 1982 (Standings)

Signed Fernando Arroyo as a free agent.

August 21, 1982 (Standings)

Purchased Sparky Lyle from the Philadelphia Phillies.

August 23, 1982 (Standings)

Traded players to be named later to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Jim Kern. The Chicago White Sox sent Wade Rowdon (September 7, 1982) and Leo Garcia (September 7, 1982) to the Cincinnati Reds to complete the trade.

August 30, 1982 (Standings)

Purchased Warren Brusstar from the Philadelphia Phillies.

October 8, 1982 (Standings)

Released Steve Dillard.

October 12, 1982 (Standings)

Released Sparky Lyle.

October 22, 1982

Ernie Camacho granted Free Agency.

November 10, 1982

Signed Casey Parsons as a free agent.

Bill Almon granted Free Agency.

Steve Kemp granted Free Agency.

Aurelio Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

November 29, 1982

Sold Jay Loviglio to the Chicago Cubs.

December 8, 1982

Sold Chico Escarrega to Mexico City Reds (Mexican).

Traded Jesse Anderson (minors) to the Oakland Athletics. Received Bobby Moore.

December 10, 1982

Traded Reggie Patterson to the Chicago Cubs. Received Ty Waller.

December 13, 1982

Signed Floyd Bannister as a free agent.

1983

Jim Smith received from the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction.

January 11, 1983

Drafted Steve Peters in the 7th round of the 1983 amateur draft (January), but did not sign the player.

Drafted Damon Berryhill in the 13th round of the 1983 amateur draft (January), but did not sign the player.

January 25, 1983

Traded Warren Brusstar and Steve Trout to the Chicago Cubs. Received Scott Fletcher, Randy Martz, Pat Tabler and Dick Tidrow.

January 26, 1983

Signed Dave Stegman as a free agent.

Chose Steve Mura from the St. Louis Cardinals as a free agent compensation pick.

March 15, 1983

Signed Bob Long as a free agent.

April 1, 1983

Traded Pat Tabler to the Cleveland Indians. Received Jerry Dybzinski.

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1981 / 1983 Trades and Transactions