1962 Chicago White Sox season

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1962 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Arthur Allyn, Jr., John Allyn
Manager(s) Al Lopez
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Vince Lloyd)
Local radio WCFL
(Bob Elson, Milo Hamilton)
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The 1962 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 62nd season in the major leagues, and its 63rd season overall. They finished with a record 85-77, good enough for fifth place in the American League, 11 games behind the first-place New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • April 22, 1962: Dave DeBusschere made his major league baseball debut in a game against the Kansas City Athletics.[4] He pitched one inning and gave up one walk.

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 96 66 .593 --
Minnesota Twins 91 71 .562 5
Los Angeles Angels 85 76 .531 10
Detroit Tigers 85 76 .528 10.5
Chicago White Sox 85 77 .525 11
Cleveland Indians 80 82 .494 16
Baltimore Orioles 77 85 .475 19
Boston Red Sox 76 84 .475 19
Kansas City Athletics 72 90 .444 24
Washington Senators 60 101 .373 35.5

Roster[edit]

1962 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
Luis Aparicio, SS 153 581 72 140 23 5 7 40 32 36 .241 31
Ken Berry, OF 3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 0
Cam Carreon, C 106 313 31 80 19 1 4 37 33 37 .256 1
Ramón Conde, 3B 14 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 .000 0
Joe Cunningham, 1B, RF 149 526 91 155 32 7 8 70 101 59 .295 3
Sammy Esposito, SS, 3B 75 81 14 19 1 0 0 4 17 13 .235 0
Bob Farley, 1B 35 53 7 10 1 1 1 4 13 13 .189 0
Nellie Fox, 2B 157 621 79 166 27 7 2 54 38 12 .267 1
Mike Hershberger, RF, CF 148 427 54 112 14 2 4 46 37 36 .262 10
Deacon Jones, 1B 18 28 3 9 2 0 0 8 4 6 .321 0
Dick Kenworthy, 2B 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 0
Jim Landis, CF 149 534 82 122 21 6 15 61 80 105 .228 19
Sherm Lollar, C 84 220 17 59 12 0 2 26 32 23 .268 1
J.C. Martin, C 18 26 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 .077 0
Charlie Maxwell, LF, RF, 1B 69 206 30 61 8 3 9 43 34 32 .296 0
Brian McCall, CF 4 8 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 2 .375 0
Floyd Robinson, LF, RF 156 600 89 187 45 10 11 109 72 47 .312 4
Bob Roselli, C 35 64 4 12 3 1 1 5 11 15 .188 1
Bob Sadowski, 3B, 2B 79 130 22 30 3 3 6 24 13 22 .231 0
Al Smith, 3B, LF 142 511 62 149 23 8 16 82 57 60 .292 3
Charley Smith, 3B 65 145 11 30 4 0 2 17 9 32 .207 0
Al Weis, SS 7 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 .083 1
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Frank Baumann, P 40 30 3 8 2 1 0 4 6 9 .267 0
John Buzhardt, P 28 51 2 6 0 0 0 1 2 22 .118 0
Eddie Fisher, P 57 46 2 6 2 1 0 2 2 12 .130 0
Ray Herbert, P 35 82 6 16 5 0 2 9 5 16 .195 0
Joe Horlen, P 20 38 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 11 .053 0
Mike Joyce, P 25 7 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .429 0
Russ Kemmerer, P 20 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 0
Turk Lown, P 42 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Juan Pizarro, P 37 69 10 11 1 0 0 5 4 17 .159 0
Dean Stone, P 27 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 0
Early Wynn, P 27 54 5 7 1 0 0 2 7 17 .130 0
Dom Zanni, P 44 18 2 5 0 0 0 3 3 3 .278 1
Team totals
162 5514 707 1415 250 56 92 662 620 674 .257 76

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
Frank Baumann 7 6 3.38 40 10 4 119.2 117 46 45 10 41 55
John Buzhardt 8 12 4.19 28 25 0 152.1 156 75 71 16 62 64
Dave DeBusschere 0 0 2.00 12 0 0 18.0 5 7 4 1 24 8
Mike DeGerick 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Eddie Fisher 9 5 3.10 57 12 5 182.2 169 74 63 17 46 88
Ray Herbert 20 9 3.27 35 35 0 236.2 228 90 86 13 78 115
Joe Horlen 7 6 4.89 20 19 0 108.2 108 62 59 10 45 63
Mike Joyce 2 1 3.32 25 1 2 43.1 40 17 16 2 16 9
Russ Kemmerer 2 1 3.86 20 0 0 28.0 30 14 12 3 12 17
Frank Kreutzer 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Turk Lown 4 2 3.04 42 0 6 56.1 58 21 19 3 30 40
Gary Peters 0 1 5.68 5 0 0 6.1 8 5 4 0 1 4
Juan Pizarro 12 14 3.81 36 32 1 203.1 182 97 86 16 100 173
Herb Score 0 0 4.50 4 0 0 6.0 6 3 3 1 4 3
Dean Stone 1 0 3.26 27 0 5 30.1 28 11 11 3 11 23
Verle Tiefenthaler 0 0 9.82 3 0 0 3.2 6 4 4 1 7 1
Early Wynn 7 15 4.46 27 26 0 167.2 171 90 83 15 62 91
Dom Zanni 6 5 3.75 44 2 5 86.1 67 42 36 12 34 66
Team totals
85 77 3.73 162 162 28 1451.2 1380 658 602 123 575 821

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Luke Appling
A Savannah/Lynchburg White Sox Sally League Les Moss
C Visalia White Sox California League Dick Kinaman
D Harlan Smokies Appalachian League George Sobek and Lamar North
D Sarasota Sun Sox Florida State League George Noga
D Clinton C-Sox Midwest League Ira Hutchinson

Savannah franchise moved to Lynchburg, August 26, 1962; Harlan affiliation shared with New York Yankees[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Minnie Miñoso page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Charley Smith page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Ramón Conde page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Dave DeBusschere 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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