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1996 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1995 / 1997

85-77, Finished 2nd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Terry Bevington (85-77)
GM: Ron Schueler, Farm Dir: Steve Noworyta, Scouting Dir: Duane Shaffer
Scored 898 runs, Allowed 794 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-72

Ballparks: Comiskey Park II · Attendance: 1,676,403 (9th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 93, Pitching - 93

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1995 / 1997 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 DH PH PR WAR Salary
Wilson Alvarez 26 L L 6' 1" 175 Mar 24, 1970 7 35 35 0 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.3 $2,825,000
Luis Andujar 23 R R 6' 2" 175 Nov 22, 1972 2 5 5 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Harold Baines 37 L L 6' 2" 175 Mar 15, 1959 17 143 128 143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 141 15 0 2.8 $1,875,000
James Baldwin 24 R R 6' 3" 210 Jul 15, 1971 2 28 28 0 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.6 $115,000
Jason Bere 25 R R 6' 3" 185 May 26, 1971 4 5 5 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $230,000
Mike Bertotti 26 L L 6' 1" 185 Jan 18, 1970 2 15 2 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $109,500
Pat Borders 33 R R 6' 2" 190 May 14, 1963 9 31 25 31 30 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 -0.0
Mike Cameron 23 R R 6' 2" 210 Jan 8, 1973 2 11 3 11 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 5 11 2 1 2 -0.1 $115,000
Tony Castillo 33 L L 5' 10" 177 Mar 1, 1963 8 15 0 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Domingo Cedeno 27 B R 6' 1" 170 Nov 4, 1968 4 12 3 12 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 8 1 -0.3
Jeff Darwin 26 R R 6' 3" 180 Jul 6, 1969 2 22 0 0 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Ray Durham 24 B R 5' 8" 170 Nov 30, 1971 2 156 145 156 150 0 0 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5 3.1 $150,000
Alex Fernandez 26 R R 6' 2" 200 Aug 13, 1969 7 35 35 0 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.4 $4,500,000
Marvin Freeman 33 R R 6' 7" 200 Apr 10, 1963 10 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Ozzie Guillen 32 L R 5' 11" 150 Jan 20, 1964 12 150 129 150 147 0 0 0 0 0 146 2 0 0 2 0 9 0 -0.8 $4,000,000
Roberto Hernandez 31 R R 6' 4" 220 Nov 11, 1964 6 72 0 1 72 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.2 $2,105,000 All-Star
Stacy Jones 29 R R 6' 6" 225 May 26, 1967 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Matt Karchner 29 R R 6' 4" 245 Jun 28, 1967 2 50 0 0 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8 $135,000
Ron Karkovice 32 R R 6' 1" 210 Aug 8, 1963 11 111 99 111 111 0 111 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 $2,225,000
Brian Keyser 29 R R 6' 1" 180 Oct 31, 1966 2 28 0 0 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $145,000
Chad Kreuter 31 B R 6' 2" 190 Aug 26, 1964 9 46 26 46 40 0 38 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 3 0.2 $350,000
Al Levine 28 L R 6' 3" 180 May 22, 1968 1st 16 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Darren Lewis 28 R R 6' 0" 180 Aug 28, 1967 7 141 95 141 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 137 0 138 0 0 15 0.1 $1,625,000
Robert Machado 23 R R 6' 1" 205 Jun 3, 1973 1st 4 2 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Joe Magrane 31 R L 6' 6" 225 Jul 2, 1964 8 19 8 0 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $175,000
Norberto Martin 29 R R 5' 10" 175 Dec 10, 1966 4 70 31 70 37 0 0 0 10 3 24 0 0 0 0 22 17 16 0.8 $160,000
Dave Martinez 31 L L 5' 10" 150 Sep 26, 1964 11 146 104 146 136 0 0 23 0 0 0 3 73 73 149 0 19 3 4.8 $930,000
Kirk McCaskill 35 R R 6' 1" 190 Apr 9, 1961 12 29 4 0 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8 $800,000
Lyle Mouton 27 R R 6' 4" 240 May 13, 1969 2 87 54 87 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 29 50 28 20 3 1.1 $135,000
Jose Munoz 28 B R 5' 11" 165 Nov 11, 1967 1st 17 5 17 11 0 0 0 7 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 7 2 -0.1
Greg Norton 23 B R 6' 1" 190 Jul 6, 1972 1st 11 5 11 8 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 -0.1
Tony Phillips 37 B R 5' 10" 175 Apr 25, 1959 15 153 149 153 152 0 0 1 2 0 0 150 2 0 152 0 4 0 3.2 $2,100,000
Mike Robertson 25 L L 6' 0" 180 Oct 9, 1970 1st 6 1 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 -0.1
Scott Ruffcorn 26 R R 6' 4" 215 Dec 29, 1969 4 3 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Rich Sauveur 32 L L 6' 4" 163 Nov 23, 1963 5 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Bill Simas 24 L R 6' 3" 200 Nov 28, 1971 2 64 0 0 64 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $130,000
Mike Sirotka 25 L L 6' 1" 190 May 13, 1971 2 15 4 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Don Slaught 37 R R 6' 1" 190 Sep 11, 1958 15 14 11 14 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 -0.3
Chris Snopek 25 R R 6' 1" 180 Sep 20, 1970 2 46 29 46 38 0 0 0 0 27 12 0 0 0 0 3 6 5 0.6 $125,000
Kevin Tapani 32 R R 6' 0" 180 Feb 18, 1964 8 34 34 0 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 $1,500,000
Danny Tartabull 33 R R 6' 1" 185 Oct 30, 1962 13 132 128 132 122 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 122 122 10 4 0 0.6 $5,300,000
Frank Thomas HOF 28 R R 6' 5" 240 May 27, 1968 7 141 139 141 139 0 0 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.5 $7,150,000 All-Star
Larry Thomas 26 R L 6' 1" 195 Oct 25, 1969 2 57 0 1 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $130,000
Robin Ventura 28 L R 6' 1" 185 Jul 14, 1967 8 158 147 158 156 0 0 13 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 4.8 $6,000,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH 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.

1995 / 1997 Roster (40-man)