1957 Chicago White Sox season

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1957 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Dorothy Comiskey Rigney
Manager(s) Al Lopez
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Vince Lloyd)
Local radio WCFL
(Bob Elson, Don Wells)
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The 1957 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 57th season in the major leagues, and its 58th season overall. They finished with a record 90-64, good enough for second place in the American League, 8 games behind the first-place New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1957 season: Stan Johnson was signed as an amateur free agent by the White Sox.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Chicago White Sox 90 64 .584 8
Boston Red Sox 82 72 .532 16
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 20
Baltimore Orioles 76 76 .500 21
Cleveland Indians 76 77 .497 21.5
Kansas City Athletics 59 94 .386 38.5
Washington Senators 55 99 .357 43

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1957 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
Luis Aparicio, SS 143 575 82 148 22 6 3 41 52 55 .257 28
Earl Battey, C 48 115 12 20 2 3 3 6 11 38 .174 0
Ted Beard, RF 38 78 15 16 1 0 0 7 18 14 .205 3
Larry Doby, CF 119 416 57 120 27 2 14 79 56 79 .288 2
Walt Dropo, 1B 93 223 24 57 2 0 13 49 16 40 .256 0
Sammy Esposito, 3B,SS 94 176 26 36 3 0 2 15 38 27 .205 5
Nellie Fox, 2B 155 619 110 196 27 8 6 61 75 13 .317 5
Fred Hatfield, 3B 69 114 14 23 3 0 0 8 15 20 .202 1
Ron Jackson, 1B 13 60 4 19 3 0 2 8 1 12 .317 0
Bob Kennedy, PH 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Jim Landis, OF 96 274 38 58 11 3 2 16 45 61 .212 14
Sherm Lollar, C 101 351 33 90 11 2 11 70 35 24 .256 2
Minnie Miñoso, LF 153 568 96 176 36 5 12 103 79 54 .310 18
Les Moss, C 42 115 10 31 3 0 2 12 20 18 .270 0
Ron Northey, PH 40 27 0 5 1 0 0 7 11 5 .185 0
Dave Philley, RF 22 71 9 23 4 0 0 9 4 10 .324 1
Bubba Phillips, 3B,CF,RF 121 393 38 106 13 3 7 42 28 32 .270 5
Bob Powell, PR 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Jim Rivera, RF,1B 125 402 51 103 21 6 14 52 40 80 .256 18
Earl Torgeson, 1B 86 251 53 74 11 2 7 46 49 44 .295 7
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Jim Derrington, P 20 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 0
Dick Donovan, P 30 83 8 12 1 0 3 10 8 32 .145 0
Bill Fischer, P 33 40 1 6 0 0 0 5 0 8 .150 0
Jack Harshman, P 30 45 5 10 1 0 2 5 10 17 .222 0
Dixie Howell, P 42 27 4 5 1 1 3 3 2 6 .185 0
Bob Keegan, P 30 39 3 4 0 0 0 3 4 5 .103 0
Paul LaPalme, P 36 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .500 0
Barry Latman, P 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Jim McDonald, P 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 0
Billy Pierce, P 41 99 7 17 1 0 0 6 2 25 .172 0
Don Rudolph, P 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 0
Gerry Staley, P 47 22 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 6 .045 0
Jim Wilson, P 31 68 4 10 2 0 0 5 7 14 .147 0
Team totals
155 5265 707 1369 208 41 106 670 632 744 .260 109

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
Jim Derrington 0 1 4.86 20 5 0 37.0 29 21 20 4 29 14
Dick Donovan 16 6 2.77 28 28 0 220.2 203 76 68 17 53 88
Bill Fischer 7 8 3.48 33 11 1 124.0 139 50 48 1 41 48
Jack Harshman 8 8 4.10 30 26 1 151.1 142 78 69 16 84 83
Dixie Howell 6 5 3.29 37 0 6 68.1 64 25 25 6 34 37
Jim Hughes 0 0 10.80 4 0 0 5.0 12 6 6 0 3 2
Bob Keegan 10 8 3.53 30 20 2 142.2 131 62 56 22 39 36
Ellis Kinder 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Paul LaPalme 1 4 3.35 35 0 7 40.1 35 16 15 5 20 19
Barry Latman 1 2 8.03 7 2 1 12.1 12 11 11 2 13 9
Jim McDonald 0 1 2.01 10 0 0 22.1 18 8 5 2 11 12
Stover McIlwain 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0
Billy Pierce 20 12 3.26 37 34 2 257.0 228 98 93 18 80 171
Don Rudolph 1 0 2.25 5 0 0 12.0 6 3 3 2 2 2
Gerry Staley 5 1 2.06 47 0 7 105.0 95 27 24 7 36 44
Jim Wilson 15 8 3.48 30 29 0 201.2 189 85 78 22 73 100
Team totals
90 64 3.35 155 155 27 1401.2 1305 566 521 124 521 665

Awards[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Andy Cohen
A Colorado Springs Sky Sox Western League Ira Hutchinson
B Davenport DavSox Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Skeeter Scalzi
C Duluth-Superior White Sox Northern League Joe Hauser
D Dubuque Packers Midwest League George Noga
D Holdrege White Sox Nebraska State League Frank Parenti

Notes[edit]

References[edit]