1937 Chicago White Sox season

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1937 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) J. Louis Comiskey
Manager(s) Jimmy Dykes
Local radio WGN (AM)
(Bob Elson)
WCFL
(Hal Totten)
WIND (AM)
(Russ Hodges)
WJJD
(John Harrington)
WBBM (AM)
(George Sutherland, Pat Flanagan)
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The 1937 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 37th season in the major leagues, and their 38th season overall . They finished with a record 86-68, good enough for 3rd place in the American League, 16 games behind the first place New York Yankees.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 52 .662 --
Detroit Tigers 89 65 .578 13
Chicago White Sox 86 68 .558 16
Cleveland Indians 83 71 .539 19
Boston Red Sox 80 72 .526 21
Washington Senators 73 80 .477 28½
Philadelphia Athletics 54 97 .358 46½
St. Louis Browns 46 108 .299 56

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1937 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
Luke Appling, SS 154 574 98 182 42 8 4 77 86 28 .317 18
Boze Berger, 3B 52 130 19 31 5 0 5 13 15 24 .238 1
Zeke Bonura, 1B 116 447 79 154 41 2 19 100 49 24 .345 5
Merv Connors, 3B 28 103 12 24 4 1 2 12 14 19 .233 2
Jimmy Dykes, 1B,3B 30 85 10 26 5 0 1 23 9 7 .306 0
Mule Haas, 1B 54 111 8 23 3 3 0 15 16 10 .207 1
Jackie Hayes, 2B 143 573 63 131 27 4 2 79 41 37 .229 1
Mike Kreevich, CF 144 583 94 176 29 16 12 73 43 45 .302 10
Tony Piet, 3B,2B 100 332 34 78 15 1 4 38 32 36 .235 14
Rip Radcliff, LF 144 584 105 190 38 10 4 79 53 25 .325 6
Tony Rensa, C 26 57 10 17 5 1 0 5 8 6 .298 3
Larry Rosenthal, CF 58 97 20 28 5 3 0 9 9 20 .289 1
Luke Sewell, C 122 412 51 111 21 6 1 61 46 18 .269 4
Merv Shea, C 25 71 7 15 1 0 0 5 15 10 .211 1
Hank Steinbacher, LF 26 73 13 19 4 1 1 9 4 7 .260 2
Dixie Walker, RF 154 593 105 179 28 16 9 95 78 26 .302 1
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Clint Brown, P 53 18 1 4 0 0 0 3 5 5 .222 0
Sugar Cain, P 18 22 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 4 .182 0
Italo Chelini, P 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 0
Bill Cox, P 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 0
Bill Dietrich, P 29 44 6 8 0 1 0 1 7 20 .182 0
Vern Kennedy, P 32 87 12 20 1 1 2 9 0 17 .230 0
Thornton Lee, P 30 71 5 15 3 2 0 4 1 16 .211 0
Ted Lyons, P 23 67 6 12 0 0 0 3 9 14 .211 0
Johnny Rigney, P 22 30 4 5 0 0 0 0 4 9 .167 0
Monty Stratton, P 22 60 9 12 2 0 1 6 0 9 .200 0
John Whitehead, P 26 58 7 13 1 0 0 5 4 10 .224 0
Team totals
154 5277 780 1478 280 76 67 726 549 447 .280 70

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
Clint Brown 7 7 3.42 53 0 18 100.0 92 47 38 8 36 51
Sugar Cain 4 2 6.16 18 6 0 68.2 88 48 47 7 51 17
Italo Chelini 0 1 10.38 4 0 0 8.2 15 10 10 2 0 3
Bill Cox 1 0 0.71 3 2 0 12.2 9 1 1 0 5 8
Bill Dietrich 8 10 4.90 29 20 1 143.1 162 93 78 15 72 62
George Gick 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Vern Kennedy 14 13 5.09 32 30 0 221.0 238 150 125 16 124 116
Thornton Lee 12 10 3.52 30 25 0 204.2 209 91 80 16 60 80
Ted Lyons 12 7 4.15 22 22 0 169.1 182 86 78 21 45 45
Johnny Rigney 2 5 4.96 22 4 1 90.2 107 65 50 10 46 38
Monty Stratton 15 5 2.40 22 21 0 164.2 142 55 44 6 37 69
John Whitehead 11 8 4.07 26 24 0 165.2 191 84 75 14 56 45
Team totals
86 68 4.17 154 154 21 1351.1 1435 730 626 115 532 533

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA St. Paul Saints American Association Gabby Street and Phil Todt
A1 Dallas Steers Texas League Alex Gaston, Firpo Marberry and Ray Brubaker
C Vicksburg Hill Billies Cotton States League Ray Brubaker and Al Libby
C Longview Cannibals East Texas League Harry Faulkner and Wally Paschal
C Dayton Ducks Middle Atlantic League Ducky Holmes
D Rayne Rice Birds Evangeline League Harold Funk

[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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