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Record: 88-52, Finished 1st in American League (1919 AL)
Won AL Pennant
Managed by Kid Gleason
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
During the regular season, the 1919 Chicago White Sox had the highest batting average in the American League but were only fourth in ERA. Joe Jackson was third in the league in Adjusted OPS and Eddie Cicotte with 29 wins was far ahead of the rest of the pitchers in the league in wins. Buck Weaver led the league in at-bats and outs, while Eddie Collins led the league in plate appearances and in stolen bases. Lefty Williams led the league in games started.
See also Black Sox Scandal.
- Susan Dellinger: Red Legs and Black Sox: Edd Roush and the Untold Story of the 1919 World Series, Emmis Books, Cincinnati, OH, 2006.
- Michael T. Lynch, Jr.: It Ain't So: A Might-Have-Been History of the White Sox in 1919, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2010.
- Jacob Pomrenke, ed.: Scandal on the South Side: The 1919 Chicago White Sox, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015. ISBN 978-1-933599-95-3