1979 Chicago White Sox Roster

The 1979 Chicago White Sox team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1979 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1979 Chicago White Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1979 Chicago White Sox salary list, a 1979 Chicago White Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1979 Chicago White Sox primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1979 Chicago White Sox

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Complete Roster

6-03
195
Right
Right
1953-06-10
6-01
180
Left
Left
1955-05-27
6-05
218
Left
Left
1959-06-08
6-00
204
Right
Right
1959-01-10
6-01
190
Left
Right
1956-04-01
6-05
210
Right
Right
1949-10-18
6-02
185
Left
Left
1947-05-22
5-09
185
Left
Left
1956-07-09
6-03
190
Right
Right
1956-09-02
6-01
222
Right
Right
1955-01-01
6-02
185
Left
Left
1951-07-29
6-02
200
Right
Right
1953-06-08
6-05
220
Right
Right
1948-07-08
6-00
185
Right
Right
1950-12-15
6-00
180
Right
Right
1955-04-28
6-02
200
Right
Right
1953-11-18
6-01
185
Right
Both
1952-06-22
6-04
205
Right
Right
1948-04-18
5-09
175
Left
Left
1948-04-28
6-04
195
Left
Left
1957-07-30
6-00
185
Left
Right
1953-10-22
6-03
205
Right
Right
1955-04-19
6-00
195
Right
Left
1953-08-29
6-00
190
Right
Left
1950-08-01
6-02
200
Right
Right
1953-08-31
5-11
175
Right
Right
1951-09-03
6-00
195
Right
Right
1955-07-13
5-07
150
Right
Both
1957-10-26
5-07
175
Right
Left
1954-10-03
6-02
225
Right
Right
1950-09-02
6-01
175
Right
Both
1942-07-17
5-11
182
Right
Right
1952-09-23
6-00
186
Right
Right
1949-10-02
5-11
187
Right
Right
1948-09-24
5-11
185
Left
Left
1952-03-05
6-03
175
Left
Left
1956-09-17
5-11
197
Right
Left
1945-12-12
6-03
190
Right
Right
1955-02-04
6-00
195
Right
Right
1955-02-12
5-11
185
Right
Right
1953-01-25
5-10
180
Right
Both
1948-09-30
6-00
190
Left
Left
1954-08-31
6-02
205
Right
Right
1948-07-04
5-10
175
Right
Left
1950-11-26
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The 1979 Chicago White Sox played 160 games during the regular season, won 73 games, lost 87 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Comiskey Park (Park Factors: 100/101) where 1,280,702 fans witnessed their 1979 White Sox finish the season with a .456 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1979 Chicago White Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1979 Chicago White Sox salary list, a 1979 Chicago White Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1979 Chicago White Sox primary starters list:

1979 Chicago White Sox
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1979 Chicago White Sox
Salaries

Ross Baumgarten $21,000.00
Thad Bosley $21,000.00
Britt Burns $21,000.00
Harry Chappas $21,000.00
Mike Colbern $21,000.00
Richard Dotson $21,000.00
Mark Esser $21,000.00
Marv Foley $21,000.00
Joe Gates $21,000.00
Guy Hoffman $21,000.00
Fred Howard $21,000.00
La Marr Hoyt $21,000.00
Rusty Kuntz $21,000.00
Jim Morrison $21,000.00
Dewey Robinson $21,000.00
Randy Scarbery $21,000.00
Steve Trout $21,000.00
Rich Wortham $21,000.00

1979 Chicago White Sox
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1979 Chicago White Sox Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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