1918 Chicago White Sox season

1918 Chicago White Sox season

1918 Chicago White Sox
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Owner(s) Charles Comiskey
Manager(s) Pants Rowland
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Depleted of most of their stars due to World War I, the Chicago White Sox had a relatively bad year in 1918, going 57–67 and finishing in the second division. They had won the American League pennant in 1917 and would win another in 1919.

Contents

  • Regular season 1
    • Season standings 1.1
    • Record vs. opponents 1.2
    • Roster 1.3
  • Player stats 2
    • Batting 2.1
      • Starters by position 2.1.1
      • Other batters 2.1.2
    • Pitching 2.2
      • Starting pitchers 2.2.1
      • Other pitchers 2.2.2
      • Relief pitchers 2.2.3
  • Awards and honors 3
    • League top ten finishers 3.1
  • External links 4

Regular season

Ace pitcher Eddie Cicotte led the AL in losses, with 19.

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 75 51 0.595 49–21 26–30
Cleveland Indians 73 54 0.575 38–22 35–32
Washington Senators 72 56 0.563 4 41–32 31–24
New York Yankees 60 63 0.488 13½ 37–29 23–34
St. Louis Browns 58 64 0.475 15 23–30 35–34
Chicago White Sox 57 67 0.460 17 30–26 27–41
Detroit Tigers 55 71 0.437 20 28–29 27–42
Philadelphia Athletics 52 76 0.406 24 35–32 17–44


Record vs. opponents

1918 American League Records

Sources:

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


Roster

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 Schalk, RayRay Schalk 108 333 73 .219 0 22
1B Gandil, ChickChick Gandil 114 439 119 .271 0 55
2B Collins, EddieEddie Collins 97 330 91 .276 2 30
3B McMullin, FredFred McMullin 70 235 65 .277 1 16
SS Weaver, BuckBuck Weaver 112 420 126 .300 0 29
OF Collins, ShanoShano Collins 103 365 100 .274 1 56
OF Murphy, EddieEddie Murphy 91 286 85 .297 0 23
OF Leibold, NemoNemo Leibold 116 440 110 .250 0 31

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
Jackson, JoeJoe Jackson 17 65 23 .354 1 20
Jacobs, OttoOtto Jacobs 29 73 15 .205 0 3

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
Cicotte, EddieEddie Cicotte 38 266 12 19 2.77 104
Faber, RedRed Faber 11 80.2 4 1 1.23 26

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
Benz, JoeJoe Benz 29 154 8 8 2.63 30

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
Corey, EdEd Corey 1 0 0 0 4.50 0

Awards and honors

League top ten finishers

Eddie Cicotte

  • #6 in AL in strikeouts (104)

Eddie Murphy

  • #9 in AL in batting average (.297)

Buck Weaver

  • #7 in AL in batting average (.300)

External links

  • 1918 Chicago White Sox at Baseball Reference