1973 Chicago White Sox season

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1973 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Arthur Allyn, Jr. and John Allyn
Manager(s) Chuck Tanner
Local television WSNS-TV
(Harry Caray, Bob Waller)
Local radio WMAQ (AM)
(Harry Caray, Gene Osborn)
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The 1973 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 73rd season in the major leagues, and its 74th season overall. They finished with a record 77-85, good enough for fifth place in the American League West, 17 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L GB Pct.
Oakland Athletics 94 68 -- .580
Kansas City Royals 88 74 6 .543
Minnesota Twins 81 81 13 .500
California Angels 79 83 15 .488
Chicago White Sox 77 85 17 .475
Texas Rangers 57 105 37 .352

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1973 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
Cy Acosta, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Dick Allen, 1B 72 250 39 79 20 3 16 41 33 51 .316 7
Hank Allen, 1B,LF 28 39 2 4 2 0 0 0 1 9 .103 0
Luis Alvarado, 2B,SS,3B 80 203 21 47 7 2 0 20 4 20 .232 6
Mike Andrews, DH,1B,2B,3B 52 159 10 32 9 0 0 10 23 28 .201 0
Buddy Bradford, CF 53 168 24 40 3 1 8 15 17 43 .238 4
Chuck Brinkman, C 63 139 13 26 6 0 1 10 11 37 .187 0
Bucky Dent, SS 40 117 17 29 2 0 0 10 10 18 .248 2
Brian Downing, C,3B,RF,LF 34 73 5 13 1 0 2 4 10 17 .178 0
Sam Ewing, 1B 11 20 1 3 1 0 0 2 2 6 .150 0
Terry Forster, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Jerry Hairston, LF,1B,DH 60 210 25 57 11 1 0 23 33 30 .271 0
Ken Henderson, CF,DH,LF 73 262 32 68 13 0 6 32 27 49 .260 3
Ed Herrmann, C 119 379 42 85 17 1 10 39 31 55 .224 2
Johnny Jeter, OF 89 300 38 72 14 4 7 26 9 74 .240 4
Pat Kelly, RF 144 550 77 154 24 5 1 44 65 91 .280 22
Joe Keough, PH 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Eddie Leon, SS,2B 127 399 37 91 10 3 3 30 34 103 .228 1
Carlos May, DH,LF 149 553 62 148 20 0 20 96 53 73 .268 8
Bill Melton, 3B 152 560 83 155 29 1 20 87 75 66 .277 4
Rich Morales, 3B,2B 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000 0
Tony Muser, 1B,DH 109 309 38 88 14 3 4 30 33 36 .285 8
Jorge Orta, 2B,DH 128 425 46 113 9 10 6 40 37 87 .266 8
Rick Reichardt, LF,CF,DH 46 153 15 42 8 1 3 16 8 29 .275 2
Bill Sharp, CF,LF 77 196 23 54 8 3 4 22 19 28 .276 2
Pete Varney, C 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 0
Team totals
162 5475 652 1400 228 38 111 598 537 952 .256 83

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
Cy Acosta 10 6 2.23 48 0 18 97.0 66 30 24 8 42 60
Stan Bahnsen 18 21 3.57 42 42 0 282.1 290 128 112 20 119 120
Dave Baldwin 0 0 3.60 3 0 0 5.0 7 2 2 0 5 1
Eddie Fisher 6 7 4.88 26 16 0 110.2 135 64 60 12 39 57
Terry Forster 6 11 3.23 51 12 16 172.2 174 69 62 7 84 120
Ken Frailing 0 0 1.96 10 0 0 18.1 18 6 4 1 7 15
Jim Geddes 0 0 2.87 6 1 0 15.2 14 6 5 0 14 7
Goose Gossage 0 4 7.43 20 4 0 49.2 57 44 41 9 39 33
Bart Johnson 3 3 4.13 22 9 0 80.2 76 39 37 6 40 56
Jim Kaat 4 1 4.22 7 7 0 42.2 44 23 20 4 4 16
Steve Kealey 0 0 15.09 7 0 0 11.1 23 22 19 2 8 4
Jim McGlothlin 0 1 3.91 5 1 0 18.1 13 8 8 2 13 14
Denny O'Toole 0 0 5.63 6 0 0 16.0 23 11 10 3 3 8
Steve Stone 6 11 4.24 36 22 1 176.1 163 87 83 11 82 138
Wilbur Wood 24 20 3.46 49 48 0 359.1 381 166 138 25 94 199
Team totals
77 85 3.86 162 162 35 1456.0 1484 705 625 110 593 848

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Oaks American Association Joe Sparks
AA Knoxville White Sox Southern League Jim Napier
A Appleton Foxes Midwest League Deacon Jones and Bert Thiel
Rookie GCL White Sox Gulf Coast League Joe Jones

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Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

  • Pat Kelly, reserve[8]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Walt Williams page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Joe Keough page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Chuck Hartenstein page at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 136, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  5. ^ Jim Kaat page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/fisheed02.shtml
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/asgbox/yr1973as.shtml

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