1932 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)J. Louis Comiskey
Manager(s)Lew Fonseca
Local radioWGN
(Bob Elson)
WJKS
(Johnny O'Hara)
WMAQ
(Hal Totten)
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The 1932 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 32nd season in the major leagues, and their 33rd season overall. They finished with a record 49–102, good enough for seventh place in the American League, 56.5 games behind the first place New York Yankees. The 1932 season was their worst ever (by winning percentage).

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 107 47 0.695 62–15 45–32
Philadelphia Athletics 94 60 0.610 13 51–26 43–34
Washington Senators 93 61 0.604 14 51–26 42–35
Cleveland Indians 87 65 0.572 19 43–33 44–32
Detroit Tigers 76 75 0.503 29½ 42–34 34–41
St. Louis Browns 63 91 0.409 44 33–42 30–49
Chicago White Sox 49 102 0.325 56½ 28–49 21–53
Boston Red Sox 43 111 0.279 64 27–50 16–61


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–10 4–18 6–16 5–17 4–18 7–15 5–17
Chicago 10–12 7–14–1 8–12 5–17 7–15 8–14 4–18
Cleveland 18–4 14–7–1 11–10 7–15 10–12 16–6 11–11
Detroit 16–6 12–8 10–11 5–17–2 7–15 15–7 11–11
New York 17–5 17–5 15–7 17–5–2 14–8 16–6 11–11
Philadelphia 18–4 15–7 12–10 15–7 8–14 16–6 10–12
St. Louis 15–7 14–8 6–16 7–15 6–16 6–16 9–13
Washington 17–5 18–4 11–11 11–11 11–11 12–10 13–9


Notable transactions

Roster

1932 Chicago White Sox
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 Frank Grube 93 277 78 .282 0 31
1B Lu Blue 112 373 93 .249 0 43
2B Jackie Hayes 117 475 122 .257 2 54
SS Luke Appling 139 489 134 .274 3 63
3B Carey Selph 116 396 112 .283 0 51
OF Bob Seeds 116 434 126 .290 2 45
OF Bob Fothergill 116 346 102 .295 7 50
OF Liz Funk 122 440 114 .259 2 40

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
Red Kress 135 515 147 .285 9 57
Billy Sullivan 93 307 97 .316 1 45
Charlie Berry 72 226 69 .305 4 31
Johnny Hodapp 68 176 40 .227 3 20
Jack Rothrock 39 64 12 .188 0 6
Charlie English 24 63 20 .317 1 8
Evar Swanson 14 52 16 .308 0 8
Johnny Watwood 13 49 15 .306 0 0
Bill Norman 13 48 11 .229 0 2
Bill Cissell 12 43 11 .256 1 5
Smead Jolley 12 42 15 .357 0 7
Lew Fonseca 18 37 5 .135 0 6
Hal Anderson 9 32 8 .250 0 2
Bruce Campbell 7 18 4 .222 0 2
Fabian Kowalik 6 13 5 .385 0 2
Bennie Tate 4 10 1 .100 0 0
Mel Simons 7 5 0 .000 0 0
Greg Mulleavy 1 3 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
Ted Lyons 33 230.2 10 15 3.28 58
Sam Jones 30 200.1 10 15 4.22 64
Milt Gaston 28 166.2 7 17 4.00 44
Vic Frazier 29 146.0 3 13 6.23 33
Ed Walsh 4 20.1 0 2 8.41 7

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
Paul Gregory 33 117.2 5 3 4.51 39
Pat Caraway 19 64.2 2 6 6.82 13
Pete Daglia 12 50.0 2 4 5.76 16
Tommy Thomas 12 43.2 3 3 6.18 11
Bill Chamberlain 12 41.1 0 5 4.57 11
Phil Gallivan 13 33.1 1 3 7.56 12
Charlie Biggs 6 24.2 1 1 6.93 1
Bump Hadley 3 18.2 1 1 3.86 13
Fabian Kowalik 2 10.1 0 1 6.97 2
Art Smith 3 7.0 0 1 11.57 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
Red Faber 42 2 11 5 3.74 26
Hal McKain 8 0 0 0 11.12 7
Art Evans 7 0 0 0 3.00 6
Chad Kimsey 7 1 1 2 2.45 6
Grant Bowler 4 0 0 0 15.63 2
Clarence Fieber 3 1 0 0 1.69 1
Les Bartholomew 3 0 0 0 5.06 1
Archie Wise 2 0 0 0 4.91 2
Jim Moore 1 0 0 0 0.00 2
Lew Fonseca 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Bob Poser 1 0 0 0 27.00 1

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
D Waterloo Hawks Mississippi Valley League Doc Bennett

[5]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Carey Selph page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Red Kress page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Chad Kimsey page at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References