1952 Chicago White Sox season

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1952 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Grace Comiskey
Manager(s) Paul Richards
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton)
Local radio WCFL
(Bob Elson, Dick Bingham)
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The 1952 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 52nd season in the major leagues, and its 53rd season overall. They finished with a record 81-73, good enough for third place in the American League, 14 games behind the 1st place New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 95 59 .617 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 2
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 14
Philadelphia Athletics 79 75 .513 16
Washington Senators 78 76 .506 17
Boston Red Sox 76 78 .494 19
St. Louis Browns 64 90 .416 31
Detroit Tigers 50 104 .325 45

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1952 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
Jim Busby, CF 16 39 5 5 0 0 0 0 2 7 .128 0
Chico Carrasquel, SS 100 359 69 89 7 4 1 42 33 27 .248 2
Ray Coleman, OF 85 195 19 42 7 1 2 14 13 17 .215 0
Sam Dente, SS,3B,2B,LF 62 145 12 32 0 1 0 11 5 8 .221 0
Hank Edwards, LF 8 18 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 .333 0
Sammy Esposito, SS 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 0
Nellie Fox, 2B 152 648 76 192 25 10 0 39 34 14 .296 5
Darrell Johnson, C 22 37 3 4 0 0 0 1 5 9 .108 1
Rocky Krsnich, 3B 40 91 11 21 7 2 1 15 12 9 .231 0
Ken Landenberger, 1B 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 0
Sherm Lollar, C 132 375 35 90 15 0 13 50 54 34 .240 1
Phil Masi, C 30 63 9 16 1 1 0 7 10 10 .254 0
Sam Mele, RF 123 423 46 105 18 2 14 59 48 40 .248 1
Minnie Miñoso, LF,CF,RF,3B 147 569 96 160 24 9 13 61 71 46 .281 22
Willy Miranda, SS 70 150 14 33 4 1 0 7 13 14 .220 1
Don Nicholas, PH 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Jim Rivera, CF 53 201 27 50 7 3 3 18 21 27 .249 13
Eddie Robinson, 1B 155 594 79 176 33 1 22 104 70 49 .296 2
Héctor Rodríguez, 3B 124 407 55 108 14 0 1 40 47 22 .265 7
Bud Sheely, C 36 75 1 18 2 0 0 3 12 7 .240 0
Bud Stewart, LF,RF 92 225 23 60 10 0 5 30 28 17 .267 3
Leo Thomas, 3B 19 24 1 4 0 0 0 6 6 4 .167 0
George Wilson, RF 8 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .111 0
Red Wilson, C 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Tom Wright, RF,LF 77 132 14 33 5 3 2 25 12 21 .250 0
Al Zarilla, RF,LF 39 99 14 23 4 1 2 7 14 6 .232 1
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Luis Aloma, P 25 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Hal Brown, P 51 19 6 3 1 0 1 3 1 8 .158 0
Joe Dobson, P 29 63 3 12 0 0 0 3 4 20 .190 0
Fritz Dorish, P 39 22 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 .091 0
Marv Grissom, P 28 53 1 8 4 0 0 4 1 19 .151 0
Ken Holcombe, P 7 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 0
Howie Judson, P 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Bill Kennedy, P 47 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .231 0
Lou Kretlow, P 19 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 14 .050 0
Billy Pierce, P 35 91 11 17 1 0 0 3 6 20 .187 0
Saul Rogovin, P 33 84 6 17 3 0 1 7 4 18 .202 1
Chuck Stobbs, P 38 38 1 3 0 0 0 3 6 11 .079 0
Team totals
156 5316 610 1337 199 38 80 560 541 519 .252 61

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 3 1 4.28 25 0 6 40.0 42 20 19 5 11 18
Hal Brown 2 3 4.23 24 8 0 72.1 82 39 34 8 21 31
Joe Dobson 14 10 2.51 29 25 1 200.2 164 66 56 11 60 101
Fritz Dorish 8 4 2.47 39 1 11 91.0 66 28 25 4 42 47
Marv Grissom 12 10 3.74 28 24 0 166.0 156 79 69 6 79 97
Ken Holcombe 0 5 6.17 7 7 0 35.0 38 24 24 3 18 12
Hal Hudson 0 0 2.25 2 0 0 4.0 7 2 1 0 1 4
Howie Judson 0 1 4.24 21 0 1 34.0 30 17 16 4 22 15
Bill Kennedy 2 2 2.80 47 1 5 70.2 54 27 22 4 38 46
Lou Kretlow 4 4 2.96 19 11 1 79.0 52 31 26 5 56 63
Billy Pierce 15 12 2.57 33 32 1 255.1 214 76 73 12 79 144
Saul Rogovin 14 9 3.85 33 30 1 231.2 224 104 99 14 79 121
Chuck Stobbs 7 12 3.13 38 17 1 135.0 118 54 47 9 72 73
Al Widmar 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 2.0 4 1 1 1 0 2
Team totals
81 73 3.25 156 156 28 1416.2 1251 568 512 86 578 774

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Memphis Chicks Southern Association Luke Appling
A Colorado Springs Sky Sox Western League Don Gutteridge
B Waterloo White Hawks Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Skeeter Webb
B Gastonia Rockets Tri-State League Hal VanPelt
C Superior Blues Northern League Wally Millies
D Madisonville Miners KITTY League Franklin Robinson
D Wisconsin Rapids White Sox Wisconsin State League Ira Hutchinson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Memphis, Superior, Madisonville[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Marv Grisson page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Joe DeMaestri page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ J. W. Porter 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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