1934 Chicago White Sox season

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1934 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)J. Louis Comiskey
Manager(s)Lew Fonseca and Jimmy Dykes
Local radioWGN (AM)
(Bob Elson)
WMAQ (AM)
WIND (AM)
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The 1934 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 34th season in the major leagues and its 35th season overall. They finished with a record 53–99, good enough for eighth and last place in the American League (47 games behind the first place Detroit Tigers).

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 101 53 .656 --
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 7
Cleveland Indians 85 69 .552 16
Boston Red Sox 76 76 .500 24
Philadelphia Athletics 68 82 .453 31
St. Louis Browns 67 85 .441 33
Washington Senators 66 86 .434 34
Chicago White Sox 53 99 .349 47

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1934 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–10 7–15 8–14 10–12 12–9 14–8 14–8–1
Chicago 10–11 8–14 5–17 5–17 9–13 7–14–1 9–13
Cleveland 15–7 14–8 6–16 11–11 13–9 15–7 11–11
Detroit 14–8 17–5 16–6 12–10 12–10 15–7 15–7
New York 12–10 17–5 11–11 10–12 15–7 17–5 12–10
Philadelphia 9–12 13–9 9–13 10–12 7–15 9–12–1 11–9–2
St. Louis 8–14 14–7–1 7–15 7–15 5–17 12–9–1 14–8
Washington 8–14–1 13–9 11–11 7–15 10–12 9–11–2 8–14


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1934 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Ed Madjeski 85 281 62 .221 5 32
1B Zeke Bonura 127 510 154 .302 27 110
2B Jackie Hayes 62 226 58 .257 1 31
3B Jimmy Dykes 127 456 122 .268 7 82
SS Luke Appling 118 452 137 .303 2 61
OF Al Simmons 138 558 192 .344 18 104
OF Evar Swanson 117 426 127 .298 0 34
OF Mule Haas 106 351 94 .268 2 22

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bob Boken 81 297 70 .236 3 40
Marty Hopkins 67 210 45 .214 2 28
Jocko Conlan 63 225 56 .249 0 16
Merv Shea 62 176 28 .159 0 5
Frenchy Uhalt 57 165 40 .242 0 16
Rip Radcliff 14 56 15 .268 0 5
Red Kress 8 14 4 .286 0 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
George Earnshaw 33 227 14 11 4.52 97
Ted Lyons 30 205.1 11 13 4.87 53
Milt Gaston 29 194 6 19 5.85 48
Sam Jones 27 183.1 8 12 5.11 60
Vern Kennedy 3 19.1 0 2 3.72 7

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Phil Gallivan 35 126.2 4 7 5.61 35

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Joe Heving 33 1 7 4 7.26 40
Harry Kinzy 13 0 1 0 4.98 12
Whit Wyatt 23 4 11 2 7.18 36
John Pomorski 3 0 0 0 5.40 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
C Longview Cannibals West Dixie League Roy Flaskamper and Dallas Warren
D Lafayette White Sox Evangeline League Lee Schulte

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Chad Kimsey page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Red Kress page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Ed Madjeski page at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Marty Hopkins page at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Rip Radcliff page at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

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