1936 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)J. Louis Comiskey
Manager(s)Jimmy Dykes
Local radioWCFL
(Hal Totten)
WGN
(Bob Elson)
WIND
(Russ Hodges)
WJJD
(John O'Hara)
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The 1936 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 36th season in the major leagues, and their 37th season overall. They finished with a record 81–70, good enough for 4th place in the American League, 20 games behind the first place New York Yankees.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 102 51 0.667 56–21 46–30
Detroit Tigers 83 71 0.539 19½ 44–33 39–38
Washington Senators 82 71 0.536 20 42–35 40–36
Chicago White Sox 81 70 0.536 20 43–32 38–38
Cleveland Indians 80 74 0.519 22½ 49–30 31–44
Boston Red Sox 74 80 0.481 28½ 47–29 27–51
St. Louis Browns 57 95 0.375 44½ 31–43 26–52
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 0.346 49 31–46 22–54


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–10 9–13 13–9 15–7–1 13–9 12–10 8–14
Chicago 10–12 12–10–1 8–14 7–14 15–7 13–8–1 16–5
Cleveland 13–9 10–12–1 9–13 6–16–1 13–9 15–7–1 14–8
Detroit 9–13 14–8 13–9 8–14 17–5 11–11 11–11
New York 15–7–1 14–7 16–6–1 14–8 16–6 14–8 13–9
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 9–13 5–17 6–16 11–10–1 6–16
St. Louis 10–12 8–13–1 7–15–1 11–11 8–14 10–11–1 3–19
Washington 14–8 5–16 8–14 11–11 9–13 16–16 19–3


Roster

1936 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 Luke Sewell 128 451 113 .251 5 73
1B Zeke Bonura 148 587 194 .330 12 138
2B Jackie Hayes 108 417 130 .312 5 84
SS Luke Appling 138 526 204 .388 6 128
3B Jimmy Dykes 127 435 116 .267 7 60
OF Mike Kreevich 137 550 169 .307 5 69
OF Rip Radcliff 138 618 207 .335 8 82
OF Mule Haas 119 408 116 .284 0 46

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
Tony Piet 109 352 96 .273 7 42
Larry Rosenthal 85 317 89 .281 3 46
Frank Grube 33 93 15 .161 0 11
Dixie Walker 26 70 19 .271 0 11
George Washington 20 49 8 .163 1 5
Jo-Jo Morrissey 17 38 7 .184 0 6
Merv Shea 14 24 3 .125 0 2
George Stumpf 10 22 6 .273 0 5
Les Rock 2 1 0 .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
Vern Kennedy 35 274.1 21 9 4.63 99
John Whitehead 34 230.2 13 13 4.64 70
Sugar Cain 30 195.1 14 10 4.75 42
Ted Lyons 26 182.0 10 13 5.14 48
Monty Stratton 16 95.0 5 7 5.21 37
Bill Dietrich 14 82.2 4 4 4.68 39

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
Italo Chelini 18 83.2 4 3 4.95 16
Ray Phelps 15 68.2 4 6 6.03 17

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
Clint Brown 38 6 2 5 4.99 19
Red Evans 17 0 3 1 7.61 19
Bill Shores 9 0 0 0 9.53 5
Whit Wyatt 3 0 0 1 0.00 0
Les Tietje 2 0 0 0 27.00 3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A1 Dallas Steers Texas League Alex Gaston
C Longview Cannibals East Texas League Tex Jeanes
D Cassville Blues Arkansas–Missouri League Gary Coker and Cliff Clay
D Rayne Rice Birds Evangeline League Harold Funk
D Crookston Pirates Northern League Ken Penner

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Notes

  1. ^ Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References