1919 Chicago White Sox

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Managed by Kid Gleason

Ballpark: Comiskey Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

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.



American League W L Pct. GB
Chicago White Sox 88 62 .629 --
Cleveland Indians 84 55 .604
New York Yankees 80 59 .576
Detroit Tigers 80 60 .571 8
St. Louis Browns 67 72 .482 20½
Boston Red Sox 66 71 .482 20½
Washington Senators 56 84 .400 32
Philadelphia Athletics 36 104 .257 52

Further Reading[edit]

  • 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
  • Jacob Pomrenke, ed." September 24, 1919: White Sox clinch AL pennant on Shoeless Joe Jackson walk-off single", SABR

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