1938 Chicago White Sox season

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1938 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, Jimmy Dudley)
WJJD
(John Harrington, Jack Drees)
WBBM (AM)
(Val Sherman, Pat Flanagan, Charley Grimm)
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The 1938 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 38th season in the major leagues and their 39th season overall. They finished with a record 65-83, good enough for 5th place in the American League, 32 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 99 53 .651 --
Boston Red Sox 88 61 .591 9.5
Cleveland Indians 86 66 .566 13.0
Detroit Tigers 84 70 .545 16.0
Washington Senators 75 76 .497 23.5
Chicago White Sox 65 83 .439 32.0
St. Louis Browns 55 97 .362 44.0
Philadelphia Athletics 53 99 .349 46.0

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1938 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 81 294 41 89 14 0 0 44 42 17 .303 1
Boze Berger, SS,2B,3B 118 470 60 102 15 3 3 36 43 80 .217 4
Merv Connors, 1B 24 62 14 22 4 0 6 13 9 17 .355 0
Jimmy Dykes, 2B 26 89 9 27 4 2 2 13 10 8 .303 0
Johnny Gerlach, SS 9 25 2 7 0 0 0 1 4 2 .280 0
Jackie Hayes, 2B 62 238 40 78 21 2 1 20 24 6 .328 3
Mike Kreevich, CF 129 489 73 145 26 12 6 73 55 23 .297 13
Joe Kuhel, 1B 117 412 67 110 27 4 8 51 72 35 .267 9
Jesse Landrum, 2B 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 0
Joe Martin, PR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
George Meyer, 2B 24 81 10 24 2 2 0 9 11 17 .296 3
Marv Owen, 3B 141 577 84 162 23 6 6 55 45 31 .281 6
Rip Radcliff, LF,1B 129 503 64 166 23 6 5 81 36 17 .330 5
Tony Rensa, C 59 165 15 41 5 0 3 19 25 16 .248 1
Larry Rosenthal, CF 61 105 14 30 5 1 1 12 12 13 .286 0
Norm Schlueter, C 35 118 11 27 5 1 0 7 4 15 .229 1
Luke Sewell, C 65 211 23 45 4 1 0 27 20 20 .213 0
Hank Steinbacher, RF,CF 106 399 59 132 23 8 4 61 41 19 .331 1
Tommy Thompson, 1B 19 18 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 .111 0
Mike Tresh, C 10 28 3 7 2 0 0 2 8 4 .241 0
Gee Walker, RF,LF 120 442 69 135 23 6 16 87 38 32 .305 9
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Harry Boyles, P 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 0
Clint Brown, P 8 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .500 0
Sugar Cain, P 5 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 0
Bill Cox, P 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Bill Dietrich, P 8 16 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 .063 0
Gene Ford, P 4 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 0
Frank Gabler, P 18 21 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 5 .238 0
Jack Knott, P 20 40 0 5 0 0 0 2 2 19 .125 0
Thornton Lee, P 34 97 14 25 3 1 4 16 0 23 .258 0
Ted Lyons, P 24 72 9 14 2 0 0 4 2 9 .194 0
Johnny Rigney, P 38 55 1 8 1 0 0 4 1 17 .145 0
Monty Stratton, P 27 79 17 21 5 0 2 10 2 9 .266 0
John Whitehead, P 32 60 3 6 0 0 0 5 5 15 .100 0
Team totals
149 5199 709 1439 239 55 67 657 515 489 .277 56

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
Harry Boyles 0 4 5.22 9 2 1 29.1 31 27 17 2 25 18
Clint Brown 1 3 4.61 8 0 2 13.2 16 8 7 0 9 2
Sugar Cain 0 1 4.58 5 3 0 19.2 26 17 10 0 18 6
Bill Cox 0 2 6.94 7 1 0 11.2 11 14 9 0 13 5
Bill Dietrich 2 4 5.44 8 7 0 48.0 49 33 29 7 31 11
Gene Ford 0 0 10.29 4 0 0 14.0 21 16 16 1 12 2
Frank Gabler 1 7 9.09 18 7 0 69.1 107 74 70 12 34 17
George Gick 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jack Knott 5 10 4.05 20 18 0 131.0 135 70 59 8 54 35
Thornton Lee 13 12 3.49 33 30 1 245.1 252 123 95 12 94 77
Ted Lyons 9 11 3.70 23 23 0 194.2 238 93 80 13 52 54
Johnny Rigney 9 9 3.56 38 12 1 167.0 164 74 66 16 72 84
Monty Stratton 15 9 4.01 26 22 2 186.1 186 95 83 18 56 82
Bob Uhl 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
John Whitehead 10 11 4.76 32 24 2 183.1 218 108 97 12 80 38
Team totals
65 83 4.36 149 149 9 1316.1 1449 752 638 101 550 432

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA St. Paul Saints American Association Babe Ganzel
A1 Dallas Steers Texas League Ray Brubaker and Jim Levey
B Anniston Rams Southeastern League Lena Styles and Ray Brubaker
C Monroe White Sox Cotton States League Luther Harvel and Doug Taitt
C Longview Cannibals East Texas League Harold Funk
D Rayne Rice Birds Evangeline League John Fitzpatrick
D Lubbock Hubbers West Texas-New Mexico League Hack Miller

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Monroe, Lubbock[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Mike Tresh page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bill Cox page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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