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1939 Chicago White Sox

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Record: 85-69, Finished 4th in American League (1939 AL)

Managed by Jimmy Dykes

Coaches: Jimmy Austin, Muddy Ruel and Billy Webb

Ballpark: Comiskey Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

On August 14th, the 1939 Chicago White Sox hosted the St. Louis Browns in the first night game played in Chicago.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 106 45 .702 --
Boston Red Sox 88 61 .591
Cleveland Indians 86 66 .566 13
Detroit Tigers 84 70 .545 16
Washington Senators 75 76 .497 23½
Chicago White Sox 65 83 .439 32
Philadelphia Athletics 55 97 .362 44
St. Louis Browns 43 111 .279 64½

1939 Opening Day Lineup[edit]

Marv Owen, 3b

Hank Steinbacher, rf

Gee Walker, lf

Luke Appling, ss

Mike Kreevich, cf

Joe Kuhel, 1b

Eric McNair, 2b

Ken Silvestri, c

Johnny Rigney, p