1941 Chicago White Sox season

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1941 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Grace Comiskey
Manager(s) Jimmy Dykes
Local radio WGN (AM)
(Bob Elson, Jack Brickhouse)
WCFL
(Hal Totten, Jimmy Dudley)
WJJD
(Alan Hale, Pat Flanagan)
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The 1941 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 41st season in the major leagues, and their 42nd season overall. They finished with a record 77–77, good enough for 3rd place in the American League, 24 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 101 53 .656 --
Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 17
Chicago White Sox 77 77 .500 24
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 26
Detroit Tigers 75 79 .487 26
St. Louis Browns 70 84 .455 31
Washington Senators 70 84 .455 31
Philadelphia Athletics 64 90 .416 37

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1941 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 16–6 9–13 11–11 9–13–1 16–6 9–13 14–8
Chicago 6–16 17–5 12–10–1 8–14 10–12 11–11–1 13–9
Cleveland 13–9 5–17 10–12 7–15 15–7 13–9–1 12–10
Detroit 11–11 10–12–1 12–10 11–11 13–9 11–11 7–15
New York 13–9–1 14–8 15–7 11–11 14–8 18–4 16–6–1
Philadelphia 6–16 12–10 7–15 9–13 8–14 11–11 11–11
St. Louis 13–9 11–11–1 9–13–1 11–11 4–18 11–11 11–11–1
Washington 8–14 9–13 10–12 15–7 6–16–1 11–11 11–11–1


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1941 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
Luke Appling, SS 154 592 93 186 26 8 1 57 82 32 .314 12
Ben Chapman, OF 57 190 26 43 9 1 2 19 19 14 .226 2
George Dickey, C 32 55 6 11 1 0 2 8 5 7 .200 0
Stan Goletz, PH 5 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .600 0
Chet Hajduk, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Myril Hoag, LF,CF 106 380 30 97 13 3 1 44 27 29 .255 6
Jake Jones, 1B 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 0
Bob Kennedy, 3B 76 257 16 53 9 3 1 29 17 23 .206 5
Bill Knickerbocker, 2B 89 343 51 84 23 2 7 29 41 27 .245 6
Don Kolloway, 2B,1B 71 280 33 76 8 3 3 24 6 12 .271 11
Mike Kreevich, CF 121 436 44 101 16 8 0 37 35 26 .232 17
Joe Kuhel, 1B 153 600 99 150 39 5 12 63 70 55 .250 20
Dario Lodigiani, 3B 87 322 39 77 19 2 4 40 31 19 .239 0
Dave Philley, LF 7 9 4 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 .222 0
Larry Rosenthal, RF,CF 20 59 9 14 4 0 0 1 12 5 .237 0
Dave Short, LF 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 0
Moose Solters, LF 76 251 24 65 9 4 4 43 18 31 .259 3
Mike Tresh, C 115 390 38 98 10 1 0 33 38 27 .251 1
Tom Turner, C 38 126 7 30 5 0 0 8 9 15 .238 2
Skeeter Webb, 2B,SS,3B 29 84 7 16 2 0 0 6 3 9 .190 1
Taffy Wright, RF 136 513 71 165 35 5 10 97 60 27 .322 5
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Pete Appleton, P 13 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 0
Bill Dietrich, P 19 34 4 3 1 0 0 1 7 11 .088 0
Orval Grove, P 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Jack Hallett, P 22 26 2 4 0 1 0 1 2 6 .154 0
Joe Haynes, P 8 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 0
Johnny Humphries, P 14 23 1 2 2 0 0 3 0 12 .087 0
Thornton Lee, P 35 114 7 29 5 0 0 8 4 20 .254 0
Ted Lyons, P 22 74 8 20 2 0 0 6 2 6 .270 0
Johnny Rigney, P 30 84 8 17 1 1 0 5 6 27 .202 0
Buck Ross, P 20 32 2 7 1 0 0 2 2 5 .219 0
Eddie Smith, P 34 88 6 19 4 0 0 3 8 19 .216 0
Team totals
156 5404 638 1376 245 47 47 567 509 476 .255 91

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
Pete Appleton 0 3 5.27 13 0 1 27.1 27 21 16 4 17 12
Bill Dietrich 5 8 5.35 19 15 0 109.1 114 73 65 7 50 26
Orval Grove 0 0 10.29 2 0 0 7.0 9 8 8 2 5 5
Jack Hallett 5 5 6.03 22 6 0 74.2 96 57 50 7 38 25
Joe Haynes 0 0 3.86 8 0 0 28.0 30 13 12 0 11 18
Johnny Humphries 4 2 1.84 14 6 1 73.1 63 18 15 2 22 25
Thornton Lee 22 11 2.37 35 34 1 300.1 258 98 79 18 92 130
Ted Lyons 12 10 3.70 22 22 0 187.1 199 87 77 9 37 63
Johnny Rigney 13 13 3.84 30 29 0 237.0 224 116 101 21 92 119
Buck Ross 3 8 3.16 20 11 0 108.1 99 51 38 6 43 30
Eddie Smith 13 17 3.18 34 33 1 263.1 243 107 93 13 114 111
Team totals
77 77 3.52 156 156 4 1416.0 1362 649 554 89 521 564

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA St. Paul Saints American Association Red Kress
B Waterloo White Hawks Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Louis Brower and Johnny Mostil
C Saginaw White Sox Michigan State League Bill Prince and Wally McMullen
C Grand Forks Chiefs Northern League Larry Bettencourt
D Jonesboro White Sox Northeast Arkansas League Johnny Mostil and Bill Prince
D Lubbock Hubbers West Texas–New Mexico League Charlie Engle
D Wisconsin Rapids White Sox Wisconsin State League Frank Parenti

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Thurman Tucker at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p. 5, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  3. ^ Dave Philley at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

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