1949 Chicago White Sox
63 - 91
1948 / 1950 (Organization)
6th place in the AL (34 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
32 - 45 (.416)
31 - 46 (.403)
-11.1 wins
-2.9 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 648 / 707 ( -59 )
Allowed/Expected: 737 / 700 ( -37 )
Pyth Record: 68 - 86 (-5)
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Comiskey Park
Attendance: 937,151 Avg Att: 12,171 (0.70)
Att Rank: 5 / 8 Lg Avg: 17,364
       
Park Factor: 0.97    
HR Factor: 0.92 R/L HR: 0.92 / 0.93
Notes:


Batting

Filters
Bats
#
R
H
K
1 Cass Michaels
2B
23.3
672
21.4
23.3
18.3
15.9
19.0
0.5
2.9
-4.6
-5.0
4.4
39.0
21.1
33.3
0.4
27.5
-1.6
-0.0
-1.6
2 Luke Appling
SS
42.2
619
18.5
16.7
2.9
34.1
13.8
-3.5
-0.6
-4.8
-13.8
26.4
49.8
47.7
34.4
-2.4
86.1
0.3
7.0
-3.5
3 Gus Zernial
LF
26.0
213
8.6
10.1
22.2
-1.7
3.4
8.6
0.1
1.7
12.1
-8.8
1.6
-10.5
6.2
-0.8
-23.6
-1.5
-1.8
-0.5
4 Floyd Baker
3B
32.7
474
3.6
-2.8
-24.0
10.9
1.7
-3.5
-0.3
-6.6
-21.2
6.4
15.8
27.7
28.1
-1.8
37.1
-1.6
-4.5
0.8
5 Jim Baumer
SS
18.4
14
2.8
1.3
3.1
2.4
-0.3
0.4
0.9
-0.2
1.8
0.1
3.0
0.3
3.5
1.9
0.5
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
6 Bill Higdon
CF
25.2
29
2.3
0.9
1.1
4.0
-0.9
1.9
-0.3
-0.5
0.2
-0.7
2.6
2.5
3.6
-0.1
1.6
0.7
0.5
0.5
7 Johnny Ostrowski
LF
31.7
175
1.6
-0.2
12.7
6.8
-5.3
2.1
2.4
2.3
12.9
-27.0
-4.4
-5.9
-5.6
0.3
-46.1
2.9
5.0
0.2
8 Eddie Malone
C
29.0
200
0.1
0.6
-6.1
-0.3
2.6
-0.9
0.2
-2.1
-6.6
-2.8
3.6
5.1
5.4
-0.8
1.0
0.2
-0.3
0.4
9 Pat Seerey
RF
26.3
7
-0.2
-1.1
-1.6
2.0
-1.2
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
-0.5
-0.4
0.5
2.2
0.7
-0.0
1.5
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
10 Don Kolloway
3B
30.9
4
-0.7
-1.1
-1.6
-1.0
-0.7
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
-0.5
-0.7
-1.4
-0.5
-1.3
-0.0
-1.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
11 Jerry Scala
CF
24.8
139
-1.6
-2.1
-4.6
-2.3
-2.3
1.6
-0.2
-1.2
-2.5
-7.8
-1.5
0.4
0.1
0.5
-11.1
1.9
4.0
-0.3
12 Earl Rapp
LF
28.1
59
-2.5
-0.4
-4.0
-6.1
2.1
-1.3
0.5
-0.9
-3.5
-1.2
-2.2
-2.0
-2.1
-0.2
-3.9
0.5
1.1
-0.1
13 Rocky Krsnich
3B
21.9
61
-2.6
-2.7
-1.4
-1.3
-3.2
0.6
0.4
0.0
1.3
0.9
-3.9
-1.3
-3.7
-0.2
0.1
-0.4
0.3
-0.5
14 George Yankowski
C
26.6
18
-3.1
-1.8
-3.0
-3.7
-1.0
0.3
-0.2
-0.3
-1.2
-0.5
-3.5
-2.2
-4.8
-0.1
-3.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
15 Bobby Rhawn
3B
30.4
86
-4.1
-4.5
-7.4
-2.0
-4.4
0.6
0.2
-1.4
-2.8
-1.0
-3.5
1.7
-2.8
-0.3
0.2
-0.6
-0.1
-0.5
16 Steve Souchock
LF
30.3
277
-4.7
-8.4
5.1
6.3
-12.3
2.1
2.5
2.7
13.6
-15.7
-15.5
-8.1
-12.6
-1.1
-31.4
3.4
4.0
1.2
17 Gordon Goldsberry
1B
21.8
163
-4.9
-2.8
-10.4
-7.8
2.7
-3.4
0.5
-1.6
-7.6
4.2
-4.5
-1.5
-1.7
-0.6
4.7
0.7
-0.5
0.9
18 Don Wheeler
C
26.8
220
-6.2
-5.4
-12.7
-5.1
-2.8
0.3
-0.0
-2.5
-7.3
-1.2
-5.6
0.7
-3.1
-0.8
-1.1
0.3
-1.1
0.9
19 Chuck Kress
1B
27.6
409
-6.2
3.7
-7.2
-22.3
5.6
1.1
2.3
-5.6
-10.9
-11.0
-3.7
-9.9
-9.3
-1.6
-26.3
2.9
7.3
-1.2
20 Fred Hancock
SS
29.3
61
-6.3
-6.9
-9.2
-2.6
-6.2
-0.4
0.4
-1.0
-2.3
-4.1
-5.9
0.7
-6.7
0.8
-5.3
-0.4
0.3
-0.5
21 Dick Lane
LF
22.0
47
-7.1
-6.2
-11.3
-7.0
-2.9
-1.9
-0.4
-0.7
-5.1
0.8
-6.9
-0.6
-7.2
-0.2
0.6
-0.3
0.5
-0.5
22 Herb Adams
CF
21.2
218
-7.4
5.4
-8.9
-35.4
16.6
-3.5
1.0
-3.5
-14.3
1.6
-7.9
-17.1
-5.5
-0.8
-14.7
-0.7
-0.2
-0.6
23 Billy Bowers
CF
27.3
83
-9.8
-5.9
-11.3
-12.4
-1.9
-1.2
0.3
-1.3
-5.5
1.7
-10.4
-5.9
-12.8
-0.3
-3.4
0.6
1.2
-0.1
24 Joe Tipton
C
27.4
219
-10.6
-12.1
-15.3
-2.8
-8.6
-3.7
1.0
-0.4
-3.2
0.7
-11.6
0.8
-9.8
0.2
1.9
-0.6
-0.9
-0.1
25 Dave Philley
RF
29.1
660
-10.7
11.3
-25.7
-57.9
33.1
-6.0
2.1
-10.6
-37.0
2.4
-7.7
-25.2
-2.4
-0.5
-21.6
7.5
6.9
3.8
26 Catfish Metkovich
CF
28.7
381
-17.6
-10.5
-19.5
-14.3
-1.8
-5.9
0.6
-1.1
-9.0
6.9
-14.4
-4.5
-23.3
-0.5
5.6
2.1
3.7
0.1
5508
-47.3
-1.7
-119.6
-103.8
45.0
-15.6
16.3
-44.5
-117.9
-26.2
1.5
15.7
0.6
-9.2
-24.4
15.8
31.9
-1.7
 
#
R
H
K
1 Mickey Haefner
P
36.7
33
1.9
1.9
1.0
1.2
1.8
-0.7
-0.1
-0.1
-1.0
-0.3
3.5
1.7
3.3
-0.0
1.6
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
2 Marino Pieretti
P
28.8
40
0.4
2.3
1.7
-3.7
2.9
0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.6
1.1
0.6
-2.9
1.9
1.0
-2.5
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
3 Clyde Shoun
P
37.3
6
0.2
0.1
-0.1
0.4
0.2
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
1.2
0.6
0.6
0.8
-0.0
1.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
4 Ed Klieman
P
31.3
10
0.1
0.6
0.3
-1.0
0.7
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.1
-0.7
-0.0
-0.0
-0.7
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
5 Fred Bradley
P
28.9
1
-0.1
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.8
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
6 Jack Bruner
P
25.0
1
-0.1
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.8
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
7 Bill Evans
P
30.3
1
-0.1
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.2
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
8 Bob Cain
P
24.7
3
-0.2
-0.5
-0.7
-0.4
-0.4
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
-0.4
-0.7
-0.2
-0.6
-0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
9 Al Gettel
P
31.8
20
-0.6
-0.2
-0.9
-0.2
0.4
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.7
2.1
0.2
0.6
-0.1
-0.0
1.3
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
10 Billy Pierce
P
22.2
62
-0.9
-0.1
-2.2
-1.2
1.1
-1.3
-0.2
-0.2
-2.1
-2.5
0.5
0.6
-0.6
-0.1
-0.3
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
11 Max Surkont
P
27.0
26
-1.2
-2.9
-3.8
1.3
-2.3
-0.5
-0.1
-0.1
-0.9
-6.8
-1.3
2.2
-0.3
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
12 Bill Wight
P
27.2
100
-1.7
-1.1
-1.6
-2.4
-1.9
1.0
-0.3
-0.4
-0.5
-7.0
-1.9
-1.1
-2.3
-0.1
-3.6
-0.0
0.9
-0.3
13 Howie Judson
P
23.4
35
-2.0
-3.5
-3.8
-1.8
-3.5
0.3
-0.1
-0.1
-0.3
-4.0
-4.7
-1.5
-6.2
-0.0
-2.9
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
14 Randy Gumpert
P
31.4
93
-2.3
1.1
-1.4
-6.4
3.1
-0.9
-0.2
-0.3
-2.5
2.9
-2.0
-3.7
-2.9
-0.1
-2.7
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
15 Bob Kuzava
P
26.1
64
-3.6
-8.1
-10.4
-3.9
-6.3
-1.3
-0.2
-0.2
-2.3
-6.2
-9.3
-1.6
-9.1
-0.1
-3.7
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
495
-10.2
-11.0
-22.7
-18.3
-4.5
-4.2
-1.3
-1.7
-11.8
-21.2
-15.1
-6.2
-16.7
0.4
-13.7
-0.2
0.2
-0.3

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