1958 Chicago White Sox season

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1958 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 1958 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 58th season in the major leagues, and its 59th season overall. They finished with a record 82-72, good enough for second place in the American League, 10 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 92 62 .597 --
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 10
Boston Red Sox 79 75 .513 13
Cleveland Indians 77 76 .503 14.5
Detroit Tigers 77 77 .500 15
Baltimore Orioles 74 79 .484 17.5
Kansas City Athletics 73 81 .474 19
Washington Senators 61 93 .396 31

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1958 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 145 557 76 148 20 9 2 40 35 38 .266 29
Earl Battey, C 68 168 24 38 8 0 8 26 24 34 .226 1
Ted Beard, OF 19 22 5 2 0 0 1 2 6 5 .091 3
Ray Boone, 1B 77 246 25 60 12 1 7 41 18 33 .244 1
Johnny Callison, LF 18 64 10 19 4 2 1 12 6 14 .297 1
Norm Cash, OF 13 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 0
Walt Dropo, 1B 28 52 3 10 1 0 2 8 5 11 .192 0
Sammy Esposito, 3B,SS 98 81 16 20 3 0 0 3 12 6 .247 1
Nellie Fox, 2B 155 623 82 187 21 6 0 49 47 11 .300 5
Tito Francona, RF,LF 41 128 10 33 3 2 1 10 14 24 .258 2
Billy Goodman, 3B 116 425 41 127 15 5 0 40 37 21 .299 1
Ron Jackson, 1B 61 146 19 34 4 0 7 21 18 46 .233 2
Jim Landis, CF 142 523 72 145 23 7 15 64 52 80 .277 19
Charlie Lindstrom, C 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1.000 0
Sherm Lollar, C 127 421 53 115 16 0 20 84 57 37 .273 2
Jim McAnany, RF 5 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 0
Les Moss, PH 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .00 0
Don Mueller, RF 70 166 7 42 5 0 0 16 11 9 .253 0
Bubba Phillips, 3B,OF 84 260 26 71 10 0 5 30 15 14 .273 3
Jim Rivera, OF 116 276 37 62 8 4 9 35 24 49 .225 21
John Romano, C 4 7 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .286 0
Al Smith, LF,RF 139 480 61 121 23 5 12 58 48 77 .252 3
Earl Torgeson, 1B 96 188 37 50 8 0 10 30 48 29 .266 7
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Dick Donovan, P 34 80 5 9 0 0 0 1 10 33 .113 0
Bill Fischer, P 17 7 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .143 0
Bob Keegan, P 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 0
Barry Latman, P 13 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 .083 0
Turk Lown, P 27 9 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 3 .333 0
Stover McIlwain, P 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Ray Moore, P 32 44 1 9 2 0 1 2 2 13 .205 0
Billy Pierce, P 35 83 10 17 3 0 0 4 4 13 .205 0
Tom Qualters, P 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 0
Bob Shaw, P 29 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 .000 0
Gerry Staley, P 50 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 .000 0
Jim Wilson, P 28 51 1 4 0 0 0 0 4 16 .078 0
Early Wynn, P 40 75 7 15 1 0 0 11 10 25 .200 0
Team totals
155 5249 634 1348 191 42 101 594 518 669 .257 101

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
Dick Donovan 15 14 3.01 34 34 0 248.0 240 92 83 23 58 127
Bill Fischer 2 3 6.69 17 3 0 36.1 43 28 27 6 14 16
Dixie Howell 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Keegan 0 2 6.07 14 2 0 29.2 44 25 20 9 22 8
Barry Latman 3 0 0.76 13 3 0 47.2 27 7 4 1 17 28
Turk Lown 3 3 3.98 27 0 8 40.2 49 22 18 1 32 40
Jim McDonald 0 0 19.29 3 0 0 2.1 6 8 5 1 4 0
Stover McIlwain 0 0 2.25 1 1 0 4.0 4 1 1 1 0 4
Ray Moore 9 7 3.82 32 20 2 136.2 107 63 58 10 72 73
Billy Pierce 17 11 2.68 35 32 2 245.0 204 83 73 33 68 144
Tom Qualters 0 0 4.19 26 0 0 43.0 45 22 20 1 24 14
Don Rudolph 1 0 2.57 7 0 1 7.0 4 2 2 0 6 2
Bob Shaw 4 2 4.64 29 3 1 64.0 67 33 33 8 31 18
Gerry Staley 4 5 3.16 50 0 8 85.1 81 36 30 10 27 27
Hal Trosky 1 0 6.00 2 0 0 3.0 5 3 2 0 2 1
Jim Wilson 9 9 4.10 28 23 1 155.2 156 75 71 21 71 70
Early Wynn 14 16 4.13 40 34 2 239.2 214 115 110 27 107 179
Team totals
82 72 3.61 155 155 25 1389.2 1296 615 557 152 555 751

Awards[edit]

Farm system[edit]

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

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Colorado Springs[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Minnie Miñoso page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ray Boone page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Walt Dropo page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b American League Gold Glove winners 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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