1947 Chicago White Sox season

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1947 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Grace Comiskey
Manager(s) Ted Lyons
Local radio WJJD/WIND (AM)
(Bob Elson)
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The 1947 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 47th season in the major leagues, and their 48th season overall. They finished with a record 70-84, good enough for 6th place in the American League, 27 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 97 57 .630 --
Detroit Tigers 85 69 .552 12
Boston Red Sox 83 71 .539 14
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 17
Philadelphia Athletics 78 76 .506 19
Chicago White Sox 70 84 .455 27
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 33
St. Louis Browns 59 95 .383 38

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Player Position
Floyd Baker 3B
Luke Appling SS
Dave Philley CF
Bob Kennedy RF
Ralph Hodgin LF
Don Kolloway 1B
Cass Michaels 2B
Mike Tresh C
Ed Lopat P

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1947 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 139 503 67 154 29 0 8 49 64 28 .306 8
Floyd Baker, 3B 105 371 61 98 12 3 0 22 66 28 .264 9
Loyd Christopher, LF 7 23 1 5 0 1 0 0 2 4 .217 0
George Dickey, C 83 211 15 47 6 0 1 27 34 25 .223 4
Ralph Hodgin, LF 59 180 26 53 10 3 1 24 13 4 .294 1
Bob Kennedy, RF,LF 115 428 47 112 19 3 6 48 18 38 .262 3
Don Kolloway, 2B,1B,3B 124 485 49 135 25 4 2 35 17 34 .278 11
Jake Jones, 1B 45 171 15 41 7 1 3 20 13 25 .240 1
Joe Kuhel, PH 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 0
Cass Michaels, 2B,3B 110 355 31 97 15 4 3 34 39 28 .273 10
Dave Philley, CF,LF,3B 143 551 55 142 25 11 2 45 35 39 .258 21
Joe Stephenson, C 16 35 3 5 0 0 0 3 1 7 .143 0
Mike Tresh, C 90 274 19 66 6 2 0 20 26 26 .241 2
Thurman Tucker, CF 89 254 28 60 9 4 1 17 38 25 .236 10
Jack Wallaesa, SS,LF 81 205 25 40 9 1 7 32 23 51 .195 2
Taffy Wright, RF,LF 124 401 48 130 13 0 4 54 48 17 .324 8
Rudy York, 1B 102 400 40 97 18 4 15 64 36 55 .243 1
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Earl Caldwell, P 40 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Pete Gebrian, P 27 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 0
Bob Gillespie, P 25 33 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 12 .061 0
Orval Grove, P 25 48 2 7 2 0 0 1 5 16 .146 0
Earl Harrist, P 33 24 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 8 .208 0
Joe Haynes, P 29 65 7 17 2 0 0 6 0 7 .262 0
Thornton Lee, P 21 29 0 6 0 0 0 1 2 11 .207 0
Eddie Lopat, P 35 96 5 19 3 0 0 11 4 6 .198 0
Gordon Maltzberger, P 33 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 .143 0
Frank Papish, P 38 58 1 5 0 0 0 2 1 15 .086 0
Johnny Rigney, P 11 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 0
Red Ruffing, P 14 24 2 5 0 0 0 3 1 3 .208 0
Eddie Smith, P 15 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 0
Team totals
155 5274 553 1350 211 41 53 519 491 528 .256 91

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
Hi Bithorn 1 0 0.00 2 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Earl Caldwell 1 4 3.64 40 0 8 54.1 53 23 22 4 30 22
Pete Gebrian 2 3 4.48 27 4 5 66.1 61 40 33 7 33 17
Bob Gillespie 5 8 4.73 25 17 0 118.0 133 71 62 4 53 36
Orval Grove 6 8 4.44 25 19 0 135.2 158 78 67 10 70 33
Earl Harrist 3 8 3.56 33 4 5 93.2 85 48 37 3 49 55
Joe Haynes 14 6 2.42 29 22 0 182.0 174 65 49 5 61 50
Gordon Maltzberger 1 4 3.39 33 0 5 63.2 61 26 24 4 25 22
Thornton Lee 3 7 4.47 21 11 1 86.2 86 50 43 5 56 57
Eddie Lopat 16 13 2.81 31 31 0 252.2 241 88 79 17 73 109
Frank Papish 12 12 3.26 38 26 3 199.0 185 82 72 6 98 79
Johnny Rigney 2 3 1.95 11 7 0 50.2 42 15 11 3 15 19
Red Ruffing 3 5 6.11 9 9 0 53.0 63 39 36 7 16 11
Eddie Smith 1 3 7.29 15 5 0 33.1 40 36 27 1 24 12
Team totals
70 84 3.64 155 155 27 1391.0 1384 661 562 76 603 522

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League Jimmy Dykes
B Fall River Indians New England League Joe Holden
B Waterloo White Hawks Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Johnny Mostil and Jack Onslow
C Oil City Refiners Middle Atlantic League Charlie Engle
C Superior Blues Northern League Red Treadwell
D Madisonville Miners KITTY League Frank Zubik
D Lima Terriers Ohio State League Merle Settlemire
D Wisconsin Rapids White Sox Wisconsin State League Tony Parisse

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Waterloo[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frankie Hayes page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Tod Davis page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 184, Jonathan Eig, Simon & Schuster, 2007, New York, ISBN 978-0-7432-9461-4
  4. ^ Gus Zernial page at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Pete Wojey page at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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