1946 Chicago White Sox season

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1946 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Grace Comiskey
Manager(s) Jimmy Dykes and Ted Lyons
Local radio WJJD
(Bob Elson)
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The 1946 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 46th season in the major leagues, and their 47th season overall. They finished with a record 74-80, good enough for 5th place in the American League, 30 games behind the first place Boston Red Sox.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 104 50 .675 --
Detroit Tigers 92 62 .597 12
New York Yankees 87 67 .565 17
Washington Senators 76 78 .494 28
Chicago White Sox 74 80 .481 30
Cleveland Indians 68 86 .442 36
St. Louis Browns 66 88 .429 38
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 .318 55

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1946 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 149 582 59 180 27 5 1 55 71 41 .309 6
Floyd Baker, 3B 9 24 2 6 1 0 0 3 2 3 .250 0
Guy Curtright, OF 23 55 7 11 2 0 0 5 11 14 .200 0
George Dickey, C 37 78 8 15 1 0 0 1 12 13 .192 0
Ed Fernandes, C 14 32 4 8 2 0 0 4 8 7 .250 0
Frankie Hayes, C 53 179 15 38 6 0 2 16 29 33 .212 1
Ralph Hodgin, LF,RF 87 258 32 65 10 1 0 25 19 6 .252 0
Bob Kennedy, LF,3B,RF,CF 113 411 43 106 13 5 5 34 24 42 .258 6
Don Kolloway, 2B,3B 123 482 45 135 23 4 3 53 9 29 .280 14
Jake Jones, 1B 24 79 10 21 5 1 3 13 2 13 .266 0
Tom Jordan, C 10 15 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 .267 0
Joe Kuhel, 1B 64 238 24 65 9 3 4 20 21 24 .273 4
Dario Lodigiani, 3B 44 155 12 38 8 0 0 13 16 14 .245 4
Cass Michaels, 2B,3B,SS 91 291 37 75 8 0 1 22 29 36 .258 9
Wally Moses, RF,CF 56 168 20 46 9 1 4 16 17 20 .274 2
Dave Philley, LF 17 68 10 24 2 3 0 17 4 4 .353 5
Whitey Platt, OF 84 247 28 62 8 5 3 32 17 34 .251 1
Joe Smaza, RF 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 0
Mike Tresh, C 80 217 28 47 5 2 0 21 36 24 .217 0
Hal Trosky, 1B 88 299 22 76 12 3 2 31 34 37 .254 4
Thurman Tucker, CF 121 438 62 126 20 3 1 36 54 45 .288 9
Leo Wells, 3B 45 127 11 24 4 1 1 11 12 34 .189 3
Frank Whitman, SS,1B,2B 17 16 7 1 0 0 0 1 2 6 .063 0
Taffy Wright, RF,LF 115 422 46 116 19 4 7 52 42 17 .275 10
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Earl Caldwell, P 39 18 2 3 0 0 0 2 5 4 .167 0
Bill Dietrich, P 11 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 .053 0
Orval Grove, P 33 65 2 7 0 1 0 2 5 27 .108 0
Ralph Hamner, P 25 18 1 3 1 0 0 2 1 7 .167 0
Joe Haynes, P 32 57 4 14 4 0 0 6 1 10 .246 0
Al Hollingsworth, P 21 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 0
Thornton Lee, P 7 15 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 4 .267 0
Eddie Lopat, P 30 87 10 22 2 1 0 10 8 7 .253 0
Ted Lyons, P 5 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 0
Gordon Maltzberger, P 19 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 0
Emmett O'Neill, P 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Frank Papish, P 31 43 3 8 1 0 0 2 1 7 .186 0
Johnny Rigney, P 15 26 2 4 1 0 0 4 0 7 .154 0
Eddie Smith, P 24 45 2 8 1 0 0 3 3 9 .178 0
Team totals
155 5312 562 1364 206 44 37 515 499 602 .257 78

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
Earl Caldwell 13 4 2.08 39 0 8 90.2 60 28 21 2 29 42
Bill Dietrich 3 3 2.61 11 9 1 62.0 63 21 18 4 24 20
Orval Grove 8 13 3.02 33 26 0 205.1 213 96 69 10 78 60
Ralph Hamner 2 7 4.42 25 7 1 71.1 80 47 35 2 39 29
Joe Haynes 7 9 3.76 32 23 2 177.1 203 80 74 14 60 60
Al Hollingsworth 3 2 4.58 21 2 1 55.0 63 29 28 2 22 22
Gordon Maltzberger 2 0 1.59 19 0 2 39.2 30 7 7 3 6 17
Thornton Lee 2 4 3.53 7 7 0 43.1 39 24 17 1 23 23
Eddie Lopat 13 13 2.73 29 29 0 231.0 216 80 70 18 48 89
Ted Lyons 1 4 2.32 5 5 0 42.2 38 17 11 2 9 10
Emmett O'Neill 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 3.2 4 2 0 0 5 0
Frank Papish 7 5 2.74 31 15 0 138.0 122 52 42 7 63 66
Len Perme 0 0 8.31 4 0 0 4.1 6 4 4 0 7 2
Johnny Rigney 5 5 4.03 15 11 0 82.2 76 37 37 6 35 51
Eddie Smith 8 11 2.85 24 21 1 145.1 135 71 46 9 60 59
Team totals
74 80 3.10 155 155 16 1392.1 1348 595 479 80 508 550

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Milwaukee Brewers American Association Nick Cullop
AA Little Rock Travelers Southern Association Willis Hudlin
AA Shreveport Sports Texas League Salty Parker and Hub Northen
A Greenville Spinners Sally League Ivy Griffin
B Waterloo White Hawks Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Johnny Mostil
C Texarkana Bears East Texas League Gabby Lusk and Joe Kracher
C Superior Blues Northern League Fred Hensley and Red Treadwell
D Brewton Millers Alabama State League Ben Catchings
D New River Rebels Appalachian League Jack Crosswhite
D Alexandria Aces Evangeline League Carl Kott
D Cordele White Sox Georgia-Florida League Joe Holden
D Madisonville Miners KITTY League Frank Zubik
D Lima Terriers Ohio State League Charles Moore
D Wisconsin Rapids White Sox Wisconsin State League Charlie Engle

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: New River[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tony Cuccinello page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Frankie Hayes page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Wally Moses page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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