1950 Chicago White Sox season

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1950 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Grace Comiskey
General manager(s) Frank Lane
Manager(s) Jack Onslow, Red Corriden
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton)
Local radio WJJD/WBKI
(Bob Elson)
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The 1950 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 50th season in the major leagues, and its 51st season overall. They finished with a record 60–94, good enough for sixth place in the American League, 38 games behind the first place New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1950 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 15–7 10–12 10–12 9–13 19–3 19–3 12–10
Chicago 7–15 8–14 6–16–2 8–14 11–11 12–10 8–14
Cleveland 12–10 14–8 13–9–1 8–14 17–5 13–9 15–7
Detroit 12–10 16–6–2 9–13–1 11–11 17–5 17–5 13–9
New York 13–9 14–8 14–8 11–11 15–7 17–5 14–8–1
Philadelphia 3–19 11–11 5–17 5–17 7–15 8–14 13–9
St. Louis 3–19 10–12 9–13 5–17 5–17 14–8 12–10
Washington 10–12 14–8 7–15 9–13 8–14–1 9–13 10–12


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1950 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Base on balls; SO = Strikeouts; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Herb Adams, CF 34 118 12 24 2 3 0 2 12 7 .203 3
Luke Appling, SS,1B 50 128 11 30 3 4 0 13 12 8 .234 2
Floyd Baker, 3B 83 186 26 59 7 0 0 11 32 10 .317 1
Jim Busby, CF 18 48 5 10 0 0 0 4 1 5 .208 0
Chico Carrasquel, SS 141 524 72 148 21 5 4 46 66 46 .282 0
Joe Erautt, C 16 18 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .222 0
Nellie Fox, 2B 130 457 45 113 12 7 0 30 35 17 .247 4
Gordon Goldsberry, 1B 82 127 19 34 8 2 2 25 26 18 .268 0
Joe Kirrene, 3B 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 0
Al Kozar, 2B 10 10 4 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 .300 0
Chuck Kress, 1B 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Hank Majeski, 3B 122 414 47 128 18 2 6 46 42 34 .309 1
Eddie Malone, C 31 71 2 16 2 0 0 10 10 8 .225 0
Phil Masi, C 122 377 38 105 17 2 7 55 49 36 .279 2
Mike McCormick, CF 55 138 16 32 4 3 0 10 16 6 .232 0
Ed McGhee, RF 3 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .167 0
Cass Michaels, 2B 36 138 21 43 6 3 4 19 13 8 .312 0
Gus Niarhos, C 41 105 17 34 4 0 0 16 14 6 .324 0
Johnny Ostrowski, OF 22 49 10 12 2 1 2 2 9 9 .245 0
Dave Philley, RF,CF 156 619 69 150 21 5 14 80 52 57 .242 6
Marv Rickert, RF,LF 84 278 38 66 9 2 4 27 21 42 .237 0
Eddie Robinson, 1B 119 424 62 133 11 2 20 73 60 28 .314 0
Bill Salkeld, C 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 0
Jerry Scala, CF 40 67 8 13 2 1 0 6 10 10 .194 0
Bill Wilson, CF 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 0
Gus Zernial, LF 143 543 75 152 16 4 29 93 38 110 .280 0
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Luis Aloma, P 42 15 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6 .067 0
Bob Cain, P 35 61 7 12 2 0 0 2 3 15 .197 0
Randy Gumpert, P 41 42 2 3 0 0 0 4 2 10 .071 0
Mickey Haefner, P 24 20 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 3 .200 0
Ken Holcombe, P 24 32 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 8 .156 0
Howie Judson, P 46 20 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 5 .100 0
Gus Keriazakos, P 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0
Lou Kretlow, P 26 48 1 4 0 0 0 5 2 24 .083 0
Bob Kuzava, P 10 12 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 .083 0
John Perkovich, P 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Billy Pierce, P 40 77 10 20 3 0 0 6 6 13 .260 0
Marv Rotblatt, P 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Ray Scarborough, P 27 46 1 8 0 0 0 4 3 7 .174 1
Bill Wight, P 30 61 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 17 .000 0
Team totals
156 5260 625 1368 172 47 93 592 549 567 .260 19

Pitching[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; HR = Home runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB K
Luis Aloma 7 2 3.80 42 0 4 87.2 77 44 37 6 53 49
Jack Bruner 0 0 3.65 9 0 0 12.1 7 6 5 0 14 8
Bob Cain 9 12 3.93 34 23 2 171.2 153 80 75 12 109 77
Bill Connelly 0 0 11.57 2 0 0 2.1 5 3 3 1 1 0
Charlie Cuellar 0 0 33.75 2 0 0 1.1 6 6 5 0 3 1
Randy Gumpert 5 12 4.75 40 17 0 155.1 165 87 82 15 58 48
Mickey Haefner 1 6 5.73 24 9 0 70.2 83 49 45 11 45 17
Ken Holcombe 3 10 4.59 24 15 1 96.0 122 68 49 10 45 37
Howie Judson 2 3 3.94 46 3 0 112.0 105 53 49 10 63 34
Gus Keriazakos 0 1 19.29 1 1 0 2.1 7 5 5 0 5 1
Lou Kretlow 0 0 3.80 11 1 0 21.1 17 13 9 1 27 14
Bob Kuzava 1 3 5.68 10 7 0 44.1 43 28 28 5 27 21
John Perkovich 0 0 7.20 1 0 0 5.0 7 4 4 3 1 3
Billy Pierce 12 16 3.98 33 29 1 219.1 189 112 97 11 137 118
Marv Rotblatt 0 0 6.23 2 0 0 8.2 11 7 6 2 5 6
Ray Scarborough 10 13 5.30 27 23 1 149.1 160 95 88 10 62 70
Bill Wight 10 16 3.58 30 28 0 206.0 213 89 82 10 79 62
Team totals
60 94 4.41 156 156 9 1365.2 1370 749 669 107 734 566

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League Red Kress and Joe Marty
AA Memphis Chicks Southern Association Al Todd
A Colorado Springs Sky Sox Western League Buddy Hassett
B Waterloo White Hawks Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Otto Denning
C Hot Springs Bathers Cotton States League John Antonelli
C Superior Blues Northern League Bennie Huffman and Red Kress
D Madisonville Miners KITTY League George Mitro and Skeeter Webb
D Wisconsin Rapids White Sox Wisconsin State League John Kerr and Joe Holden

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chico Carrasquel at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Catfish Metkovich at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Bill Wilson at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Vito Valentinetti at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ 1950 Chicago White Sox Roster by Baseball Almanac
  6. ^ Jack Bruner at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

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