1950 Chicago White Sox season

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1950 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Grace Comiskey
Manager(s) Jack Onslow, Red Corriden
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton)
Local radio WJJD/WBKI
(Bob Elson)
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The 1950 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 50th season in the major leagues, and its 51st season overall. They finished with a record 60-94, good enough for sixth place in the American League, 38 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 98 56 .636 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1950 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
Herb Adams, CF 34 118 12 24 2 3 0 2 12 7 .203 3
Luke Appling, SS,1B 50 128 11 30 3 4 0 13 12 8 .234 2
Floyd Baker, 3B 83 186 26 59 7 0 0 11 32 10 .317 1
Jim Busby, CF 18 48 5 10 0 0 0 4 1 5 .208 0
Chico Carrasquel, SS 141 524 72 148 21 5 4 46 66 46 .282 0
Joe Erautt, C 16 18 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .222 0
Nellie Fox, 2B 130 457 45 113 12 7 0 30 35 17 .247 4
Gordon Goldsberry, 1B 82 127 19 34 8 2 2 25 26 18 .268 0
Joe Kirrene, 3B 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 0
Al Kozar, 2B 10 10 4 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 .300 0
Chuck Kress, 1B 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Hank Majeski, 3B 122 414 47 128 18 2 6 46 42 34 .309 1
Eddie Malone, C 31 71 2 16 2 0 0 10 10 8 .225 0
Phil Masi, C 122 377 38 105 17 2 7 55 49 36 .279 2
Mike McCormick, CF 55 138 16 32 4 3 0 10 16 6 .232 0
Ed McGhee, RF 3 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .167 0
Cass Michaels, 2B 36 138 21 43 6 3 4 19 13 8 .312 0
Gus Niarhos, C 41 105 17 34 4 0 0 16 14 6 .324 0
Johnny Ostrowski, OF 22 49 10 12 2 1 2 2 9 9 .245 0
Dave Philley, RF,CF 156 619 69 150 21 5 14 80 52 57 .242 6
Marv Rickert, RF,LF 84 278 38 66 9 2 4 27 21 42 .237 0
Eddie Robinson, 1B 119 424 62 133 11 2 20 73 60 28 .314 0
Bill Salkeld, C 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 0
Jerry Scala, CF 40 67 8 13 2 1 0 6 10 10 .194 0
Bill Wilson, CF 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 0
Gus Zernial, LF 143 543 75 152 16 4 29 93 38 110 .280 0
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Luis Aloma, P 42 15 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6 .067 0
Bob Cain, P 35 61 7 12 2 0 0 2 3 15 .197 0
Randy Gumpert, P 41 42 2 3 0 0 0 4 2 10 .071 0
Mickey Haefner, P 24 20 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 3 .200 0
Ken Holcombe, P 24 32 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 8 .156 0
Howie Judson, P 46 20 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 5 .100 0
Gus Keriazakos, P 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0
Lou Kretlow, P 26 48 1 4 0 0 0 5 2 24 .083 0
Bob Kuzava, P 10 12 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 .083 0
John Perkovich, P 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Billy Pierce, P 40 77 10 20 3 0 0 6 6 13 .260 0
Marv Rotblatt, P 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Ray Scarborough, P 27 46 1 8 0 0 0 4 3 7 .174 1
Bill Wight, P 30 61 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 17 .000 0
Team totals
156 5260 625 1368 172 47 93 592 549 567 .260 19

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
Luis Aloma 7 2 3.80 42 0 4 87.2 77 44 37 6 53 49
Jack Bruner 0 0 3.65 9 0 0 12.1 7 6 5 0 14 8
Bob Cain 9 12 3.93 34 23 2 171.2 153 80 75 12 109 77
Bill Connelly 0 0 11.57 2 0 0 2.1 5 3 3 1 1 0
Charlie Cuellar 0 0 33.75 2 0 0 1.1 6 6 5 0 3 1
Randy Gumpert 5 12 4.75 40 17 0 155.1 165 87 82 15 58 48
Mickey Haefner 1 6 5.73 24 9 0 70.2 83 49 45 11 45 17
Ken Holcombe 3 10 4.59 24 15 1 96.0 122 68 49 10 45 37
Howie Judson 2 3 3.94 46 3 0 112.0 105 53 49 10 63 34
Gus Keriazakos 0 1 19.29 1 1 0 2.1 7 5 5 0 5 1
Lou Kretlow 0 0 3.80 11 1 0 21.1 17 13 9 1 27 14
Bob Kuzava 1 3 5.68 10 7 0 44.1 43 28 28 5 27 21
John Perkovich 0 0 7.20 1 0 0 5.0 7 4 4 3 1 3
Billy Pierce 12 16 3.98 33 29 1 219.1 189 112 97 11 137 118
Marv Rotblatt 0 0 6.23 2 0 0 8.2 11 7 6 2 5 6
Ray Scarborough 10 13 5.30 27 23 1 149.1 160 95 88 10 62 70
Bill Wight 10 16 3.58 30 28 0 206.0 213 89 82 10 79 62
Team totals
60 94 4.41 156 156 9 1365.2 1370 749 669 107 734 566

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League Red Kress and Joe Marty
AA Memphis Chicks Southern Association Al Todd
A Colorado Springs Sky Sox Western League Buddy Hassett
B Waterloo White Hawks Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Otto Denning
C Hot Springs Bathers Cotton States League John Antonelli
C Superior Blues Northern League Bennie Huffman and Red Kress
D Madisonville Miners KITTY League George Mitro and Skeeter Webb
D Wisconsin Rapids White Sox Wisconsin State League John Kerr and Joe Holden

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