1929 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Comiskey
Manager(s)Lena Blackburne
Local radioWCFL
(Johnny O'Hara)
WGN
(Bob Elson, Quin Ryan, Frank Dahm)
WMAQ
(Hal Totten)
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The 1929 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 29th season in the major leagues, and its 30th season overall.

League Performance

They finished with a record 59–93, good enough for seventh place in the American League, 46 games behind the first place Philadelphia Athletics.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 104 46 0.693 57–16 47–30
New York Yankees 88 66 0.571 18 49–28 39–38
Cleveland Indians 81 71 0.533 24 44–32 37–39
St. Louis Browns 79 73 0.520 26 41–36 38–37
Washington Senators 71 81 0.467 34 37–40 34–41
Detroit Tigers 70 84 0.455 36 38–39 32–45
Chicago White Sox 59 93 0.388 46 35–41 24–52
Boston Red Sox 58 96 0.377 48 32–45 26–51

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–11 9–13 8–14 5–17 4–18 11–11–1 10–12
Chicago 11–11 9–12 10–12 6–16 9–13 4–17 10–12
Cleveland 13–9 12–9 11–11 14–8 7–14 10–12 14–8
Detroit 14–8 12–10 11–11 9–13 4–18 10–12 10–12–1
New York 17–5 16–6 8–14 13–9 8–14 14–8 12–10
Philadelphia 18–4 13–9 14–7 18–4 14–8 11–10–1 16–4
St. Louis 11–11–1 17–4 12–10 12–10 8–14 10–11–1 9–13
Washington 12–10 12–10 8–14 12–10–1 10–12 4–16 13–9


Roster

1929 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 107 352 101 .287 0 47
1B Art Shires 100 353 110 .312 3 41
2B John Kerr 127 419 108 .258 1 39
SS Bill Cissell 152 618 173 .280 5 62
3B Willie Kamm 147 523 140 .268 3 63
OF Dutch Hoffman 107 337 87 .258 3 37
OF Alex Metzler 146 568 156 .275 2 49
OF Carl Reynolds 131 517 164 .317 11 67

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
Bud Clancy 92 290 82 .283 3 45
Johnny Watwood 85 278 84 .302 2 28
Bill Hunnefield 47 127 23 .181 0 9
Doug Taitt 47 124 21 .169 0 12
Buck Crouse 45 107 29 .271 2 12
Chick Autry 43 96 20 .208 1 12
Buck Redfern 21 46 6 .130 0 3
Johnny Mostil 12 35 8 .229 0 3
Frank Sigafoos 7 3 1 .333 0 1
Bill Barrett 3 1 0 .000 0 0
Karl Swanson 2 1 0 .000 0 0

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 36 259.2 14 18 3.19 62
Ted Lyons 37 259.1 14 20 4.10 57
Red Faber 31 234.0 13 13 3.88 68
Ed Walsh Jr. 24 129.0 6 11 5.65 31

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
Hal McKain 34 158.0 6 9 3.65 33
Grady Adkins 31 138.1 2 11 5.33 24
Bob Weiland 15 62.0 2 4 5.81 25
Ted Blankenship 8 18.1 0 2 8.84 7
Dutch Henry 2 15.0 1 0 6.00 2
Jerry Byrne 3 7.1 0 1 7.36 1

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
Dan Dugan 19 1 4 1 6.65 15
Sarge Connally 11 0 0 1 4.76 3
Lena Blackburne 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

References