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2008 Chicago White Sox


89 - 74

(1st place in the AL Central)

2007 / 2009 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 811 / 810 (+1)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 729 / 814 (+85)

Pythagorean Record: 90 - 73 (-1)

Home Record: 54 - 28 (.659) +8.4 wins
Away Record: 35 - 46 (.432) -0.9 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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U.S. Cellular Field

Attendance: 2,500,648 Avg Att: 30,496 (1.00)
Att Rank: 5 / 14 Lg Avg: 30,432
       
Park Factor: 1.04    
HR Factor: 1.14 R/L HR: 1.16 / 1.12

Notes:


• Central Division Champions
• Lost to Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS
• Defeated Minnesota Twins in the Tiebreaker


2008 Chicago White Sox
rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field
25
5.3
5.8
-0.0
30
0.1
0.4
-0.2
27
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
Center Field
27
-0.2
1.3
-1.0
26
0.8
0.4
0.2
38
0.4
0.2
0.2

Right Field
34
2.8
4.3
-0.9
Shortstop
33
2.6
1.4
0.3
Second Base
26
1.5
2.0
-0.9
24
0.0
0.0
0.0
26
0.0
0.0
0.0
Third Base
30
2.4
0.9
1.3
29
0.5
0.4
-0.2
33
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
25
-0.5
-0.3
-0.2
First Base
32
0.9
1.7
-0.0
Manager W-L
44
89-74
.546
3.7
Catcher
31
0.9
0.8
-0.8
32
0.1
-0.0
-0.1
31
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
Designated Hitter
37
2.1
3.3
0.1
Starting Pitcher
29
218.2
4.5
4.4
-0.0
31
208.1
3.1
3.1
-0.1
25
206.1
3.4
3.4
-0.1
23
195.0
6.4
6.4
-0.0
36
121.0
2.0
2.0
-0.0
24
47.2
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
24
14.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
Relief Pitcher
31
67.1
2.5
2.4
-0.1
34
67.0
0.8
0.7
-0.1
27
61.2
2.5
2.5
-0.0
31
46.1
1.0
0.9
-0.0
26
44.2
0.2
0.2
-0.0
23
42.1
-0.4
-0.5
-0.0
31
38.2
0.8
0.8
-0.0
25
26.0
0.1
0.1
-0.0
27
19.2
-0.6
-0.6
-0.0
31
17.0
0.6
0.6
-0.0
28
13.0
-0.3
-0.3
-0.0
36
3.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
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The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James