1928 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Comiskey
Manager(s)Ray Schalk, Lena Blackburne
Local radioWGN (AM)
(Bob Elson, Quin Ryan)
WMAQ (AM)
WCFL
(John O'Hara)
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The 1928 Chicago White Sox season was a season in Major League Baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League, 29 games behind the pennant-winning New York Yankees.

Offseason

Notable transactions

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 101 53 0.656 52–25 49–28
Philadelphia Athletics 98 55 0.641 52–25 46–30
St. Louis Browns 82 72 0.532 19 43–34 39–38
Washington Senators 75 79 0.487 26 37–43 38–36
Chicago White Sox 72 82 0.468 29 37–40 35–42
Detroit Tigers 68 86 0.442 33 36–41 32–45
Cleveland Indians 62 92 0.403 39 28–49 34–43
Boston Red Sox 57 96 0.373 43½ 26–47 31–49


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 10–12 9–13 7–15 6–16 3–18 9–13 13–9–1
Chicago 12–10 12–10–1 13–9 9–13 6–16 10–12 10–12
Cleveland 13–9 10–12–1 10–12 6–16 6–16 7–15 10–12
Detroit 15–7 9–13 12–10 7–15 8–14 9–13 8–14
New York 16–6 13–9 16–6 15–7 16–6 12–10 13–9
Philadelphia 18–3 16–6 16–6 14–8 6–16 16–6 12–10
St. Louis 13–9 12–10 15–7 13–9 10–12 6–16 13–9
Washington 9–13–1 12–10 12–10 14–8 9–13 10–12 9–13


Roster

1928 Chicago White Sox roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Moe Berg 76 224 55 .246 0 29
1B Bud Clancy 130 487 132 .271 2 37
2B Bill Hunnefield 94 333 98 .294 2 24
SS Bill Cissell 125 443 115 .260 1 60
3B Willie Kamm 155 552 170 .308 1 84
OF Johnny Mostil 133 503 136 .270 0 51
OF Alex Metzler 139 464 141 .304 3 55
OF Carl Reynolds 84 291 94 .323 2 36

Other batters

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
Bibb Falk 98 286 83 .290 1 37
Buck Redfern 86 261 61 .234 0 35
Bill Barrett 76 235 65 .277 3 26
Buck Crouse 78 218 55 .252 2 20
Art Shires 33 123 42 .341 1 11
Harry McCurdy 49 103 27 .262 2 13
George Blackerby 30 83 21 .253 0 12
Karl Swanson 22 64 9 .141 0 6
Randy Moore 24 61 13 .213 0 5
Johnny Mann 6 6 2 .333 0 1
Ray Schalk 2 1 1 1.000 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy Thomas 36 283.0 17 16 3.08 129
Ted Lyons 39 240.0 15 14 3.98 60
Grady Adkins 36 224.2 10 16 3.73 54
Red Faber 27 201.1 13 9 3.75 43
Ted Blankenship 27 158.0 9 11 4.61 36
Ed Walsh Jr. 14 78.0 4 7 4.96 32
Bob Weiland 1 9.0 1 0 0.00 9

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Sarge Connally 28 74.1 2 5 4.84 28
Charlie Barnabe 7 9.2 0 2 6.52 3

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
George Cox 26 1 2 0 5.26 22
John Goodell 2 0 0 0 18.00 0
Rudy Leopold 2 0 0 0 3.86 0
Roy Wilson 1 0 0 0 0.00 2
Al Williamson 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Dan Dugan 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

References