1986 Chicago White Sox season

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1986 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jerry Reinsdorf
Manager(s) Tony La Russa, Doug Rader, and Jim Fregosi
Local television WFLD
Sportsvision
(Don Drysdale, Frank Messer)
Local radio WMAQ (AM)
(Del Crandall, Lorn Brown)
WTAQ
(Armando Perez Martinez, Frank Diaz)
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The 1986 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 87th season. They finished with a record 72-90, good enough for 5th place in the American League West, 20 games behind of the 1st place California Angels.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 25, 1985: Wayne Tolleson was traded by the Texas Rangers with Dave Schmidt to the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later, Ed Correa, and Scott Fletcher. The Chicago White Sox sent Jose Mota (December 11, 1985) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.[1]
  • December 10, 1985: Bobby Bonilla was drafted by the Chicago White Sox from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1985 rule 5 draft.[2]
  • December 12, 1985: Ron Hassey was traded by the New York Yankees with Joe Cowley to the Chicago White Sox for Britt Burns, Glen Braxton (minors), and Mike Soper (minors).[3]
  • February 13, 1986: Ron Hassey was traded by the Chicago White Sox with Chris Alvarez (minors), Eric Schmidt (minors), and Matt Winters to the New York Yankees for Neil Allen, Scott Bradley, Glen Braxton (minors), and cash.[3]

Regular season[edit]

In a game against the Minnesota Twins held on October 4, Greg Gagne of the Twins hit two inside the park home runs in one game.[4]

Season standings[edit]

AL West Wins Losses Win % GB
California Angels   92 70 .568    --
Texas Rangers   87 75 .537   5.0
Kansas City Royals   76 86 .469 16.0
Oakland Athletics   76 86 .469 16.0
Chicago White Sox   72 90 .444 20.0
Minnesota Twins   71 91 .438 21.0
Seattle Mariners   67 95 .414 25.0


Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 29, 1986: Steve Lyons was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Chicago White Sox for Tom Seaver.[5]
  • July 23, 1986: Bobby Bonilla was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Pittsburgh Pirates for José DeLeón.[2]
  • July 30, 1986: Ron Hassey was traded by the New York Yankees with a player to be named later and Carlos Martinez to the Chicago White Sox for Ron Kittle, Wayne Tolleson, and Joel Skinner. The New York Yankees sent Bill Lindsey (December 24, 1986) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.[3]
  • August 12, 1986: Steve Carlton signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.[6]
  • August 15, 1986: George Foster was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.[7]
  • August 13, 1986: Craig Grebeck was signed by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent.[8]
  • September 7, 1986: George Foster was released by the Chicago White Sox.[7]

1986 Opening Day Lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1986 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
Harold Baines, RF,DH 145 570 72 169 29 2 21 88 38 89 .296 2
Bobby Bonilla, OF,1B 75 234 27 63 10 2 2 26 33 49 .269 4
Daryl Boston, CF 56 199 29 53 11 3 5 22 21 33 .266 9
Scott Bradley, DH,OF 9 21 3 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286 0
Iván Calderón, DH,LF 13 33 3 10 2 1 0 2 3 6 .303 0
John Cangelosi, OF 137 438 65 103 16 3 2 32 71 61 .235 50
Dave Cochrane, 3B 19 62 4 12 2 0 1 2 5 22 .194 0
Rod Craig, OF 10 10 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200 0
Julio Cruz, 2B 81 209 38 45 2 0 0 19 42 28 .215 7
Bill Dawley, P,PH 46 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Carlton Fisk, C,LF,DH 125 457 42 101 11 0 14 63 22 92 .221 2
George Foster, LF,DH 15 51 2 11 0 2 1 4 3 8 .216 0
9 11 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .273 0
Ozzie Guillén, SS 159 547 58 137 19 4 2 47 12 52 .250 8
Jerry Hairston, DH,1B,OF 101 225 32 61 15 0 5 26 26 26 .271 0
Ron Hassey, DH,C 49 150 22 53 11 1 3 20 22 11 .353 0
Marc Hill, C 22 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .158 0
Tim Hulett, 3B,2B 150 520 53 120 16 5 17 44 21 91 .231 4
Ron Karkovice, C 37 97 13 24 7 0 4 13 9 37 .247 1
Ron Kittle, DH,LF 86 296 34 63 11 0 17 48 28 87 .213 2
Bryan Little, 2B,SS 20 35 3 6 1 0 0 2 4 4 .171 0
Steve Lyons, OF,3B 42 123 10 25 2 1 0 6 7 24 .203 2
Russ Morman, 1B 49 159 18 40 5 0 4 17 16 36 .252 1
Reid Nichols, OF 74 136 9 31 4 0 2 18 11 23 .228 5
Jack Perconte, 2B 24 73 6 16 1 0 0 4 11 10 .219 2
Luis Salazar, DH 4 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .143 0
Joel Skinner, C 60 149 17 30 5 1 4 20 9 43 .201 1
Wayne Tolleson, 3B,SS 81 260 39 65 7 3 3 29 38 43 .250 13
Greg Walker, 1B 78 282 37 78 10 6 13 51 29 44 .277 1
Kenny Williams, OF 15 31 2 4 0 0 1 1 1 11 .129 1
Team totals
162 5406 644 1335 197 34 121 605 487 940 .247 115

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
Juan Agosto 0 2 7.71 9 0 0 4.2 6 5 4 0 4 3
Neil Allen 7 2 3.82 22 17 0 113.0 101 50 48 8 39 57
Floyd Bannister 10 14 3.54 28 27 0 165.1 162 81 65 17 48 92
Steve Carlton 4 3 3.69 10 10 0 63.1 58 30 26 6 25 40
Bryan Clark 0 0 4.50 5 0 0 8.0 8 4 4 0 2 5
Joe Cowley 11 11 3.88 27 27 0 162.1 133 81 70 20 84 132
Joel Davis 4 5 4.70 19 19 0 105.1 115 64 55 9 51 54
Bill Dawley 0 7 3.32 46 0 2 97.2 91 38 36 10 31 66
José DeLeón 4 5 2.96 13 13 0 79.0 49 30 26 7 42 68
Richard Dotson 10 17 5.48 34 34 0 197.0 226 125 120 24 71 110
Pete Filson 0 1 6.17 3 1 0 11.2 14 9 8 4 5 4
Bob James 5 4 5.25 49 0 14 58.1 61 36 34 8 26 32
Joel McKeon 3 1 2.45 30 0 1 33.0 18 10 9 2 19 18
Gene Nelson 6 6 3.85 54 1 6 114.2 118 52 49 7 46 70
Dave Schmidt 3 6 3.31 49 1 8 92.1 94 37 34 10 34 67
Ray Searage 1 0 0.62 29 0 0 29.0 15 3 2 1 22 26
Tom Seaver 2 6 4.38 12 12 0 72.0 66 37 35 9 28 31
Bobby Thigpen 2 0 1.77 20 0 7 35.2 26 7 7 1 12 20
Team totals
72 90 3.93 162 162 38 1442.1 1361 699 630 143 589 895

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons American Association Jim Marshall
AA Birmingham Barons Southern League Tom Haller and Bob Bailey
A Peninsula White Sox Carolina League Bob Bailey and Duke Sims
A Appleton Foxes Midwest League Duke Sims and Rico Petrocelli
Rookie GCL White Sox Gulf Coast League Steve Dillard

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/t/tollewa01.shtml
  2. ^ a b Bobby Bonilla Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ a b c Ron Hassey Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.262, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  5. ^ Steve Lyons Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ Steve Carlton Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ a b George Foster Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/grebecr01.shtml
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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