1954 Chicago White Sox season

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1954 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Grace Comiskey
Manager(s) Paul Richards, Marty Marion
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Harry Creighton)
Local radio WCFL
(Bob Elson, Don Wells)
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The 1954 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 54th season in the major leagues, and its 55th season overall. They finished with a record 94–60, good enough for third place in the American League, 17 games behind the first place Cleveland Indians.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 111 43 .721 --
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 8
Chicago White Sox 94 60 .610 17
Boston Red Sox 69 85 .448 42
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 43
Washington Senators 66 88 .429 45
Baltimore Orioles 54 100 .351 57
Philadelphia Athletics 51 103 .331 60

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1954 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
Matt Batts, C 55 158 16 36 7 1 3 19 17 15 .228 0
Bob Boyd, LF,1B 29 56 10 10 3 0 0 5 4 3 .179 2
Bob Cain, PR 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Chico Carrasquel, SS 155 620 106 158 28 3 12 62 85 67 .255 7
Phil Cavarretta, 1B,RF,LF 71 158 21 50 6 0 3 24 26 12 .316 4
Ferris Fain, 1B 65 235 30 71 10 1 5 51 40 14 .302 5
Nellie Fox, 2B 155 631 111 201 24 8 2 47 51 12 .319 16
Johnny Groth, CF,LF 125 422 41 116 20 0 7 60 42 37 .275 3
Grady Hatton, 3B 13 30 3 5 1 0 0 3 5 3 .167 1
Ron Jackson, 1B 40 93 10 26 4 0 4 10 6 20 .280 2
Stan Jok, 3B 3 12 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 .167 0
George Kell, 1B,3B 71 233 25 66 10 0 5 48 18 12 .283 1
Joe Kirrene, 3B 9 23 4 7 1 0 0 4 5 2 .304 1
Sherm Lollar, C 107 316 31 77 13 0 7 34 37 28 .244 0
Fred Marsh, 3B 62 98 21 30 5 2 0 4 9 16 .306 4
Willard Marshall, RF,LF 47 71 7 18 2 0 1 7 11 9 .254 0
Ed McGhee, OF 42 75 12 17 1 0 0 5 12 8 .227 5
Cass Michaels, 3B 101 282 35 74 13 2 7 44 56 31 .262 10
Minnie Miñoso, LF,RF,CF,3B 153 568 119 182 29 18 19 116 77 46 .320 18
Don Nicholas, PR,PH 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 0
Jim Rivera, RF,CF 145 490 62 140 16 8 13 61 49 68 .286 18
Carl Sawatski, C 43 109 6 20 3 3 1 12 15 20 .183 0
Bud Stewart, RF 18 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 .077 0
Bill Wilson, LF,RF 20 35 4 6 1 0 2 5 7 5 .171 0
Red Wilson, C 8 20 2 4 0 0 1 1 1 2 .200 0
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Sandy Consuegra, P 39 48 4 11 0 0 0 3 3 11 .229 0
Fritz Dorish, P 37 27 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .111 0
Mike Fornieles, P 16 11 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 1
Jack Harshman, P 36 56 6 8 1 0 2 5 12 21 .143 0
Don Johnson, P 46 35 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 12 .029 0
Bob Keegan, P 32 75 5 9 2 1 0 7 4 11 .120 0
Morrie Martin, P 35 15 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 6 .133 0
Billy Pierce, P 38 57 4 11 0 0 0 5 4 12 .193 0
Al Sima, P 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Dick Strahs, P 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Virgil Trucks, P 40 93 5 17 2 0 0 8 1 21 .183 0
Team totals
155 5168 711 1382 203 47 94 655 604 536 .267 98

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
Sandy Consuegra 16 3 2.69 39 17 3 154.0 142 52 46 9 35 31
Fritz Dorish 6 4 2.72 37 6 6 109.0 88 35 33 9 29 48
Tom Flanigan 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0
Mike Fornieles 1 2 4.29 15 6 1 42.0 41 24 20 4 14 18
Jack Harshman 14 8 2.95 35 21 1 177.0 157 61 58 7 96 134
Don Johnson 8 7 3.13 46 16 7 144.0 129 53 50 14 43 68
Bob Keegan 16 9 3.09 31 27 2 209.2 211 84 72 16 82 61
Morrie Martin 5 4 2.06 35 2 5 70.0 52 18 16 5 24 31
Billy Pierce 9 10 3.48 36 26 3 188.2 179 86 73 15 86 148
Al Sima 0 1 5.14 5 1 1 7.0 11 5 4 1 2 1
Dick Strahs 0 0 5.65 9 0 1 14.1 16 10 9 0 8 8
Virgil Trucks 19 12 2.79 40 33 3 264.2 224 87 82 13 95 152
Vito Valentinetti 0 0 54.00 1 0 0 1.0 4 6 6 1 2 1
Team totals
94 60 3.05 155 155 33 1383.0 1255 521 469 94 517 701

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Charleston Senators American Association Joe Becker
AA Memphis Chicks Southern Association Don Gutteridge
A Colorado Springs Sky Sox Western League Mickey Livingston, Bud Stewart and Al Jacinto
B Waterloo White Hawks Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Wally Millies
C Topeka Owls Western Association Ira Hutchinson
D Madisonville Miners KITTY League Bob Latshaw and Bill Close
D Dubuque Packers Mississippi-Ohio Valley League Jack Conway

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Al Sima page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Carl Sawatski page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnny Groth page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Morrie Martin page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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