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1955 Chicago White Sox

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Record: 91-63, Finished 3rd in American League (1955 AL)

Managed by Marty Marion

Coaches: Ray Berres, Joe Dobson, Don Gutteridge, George Myatt and Del Wilber

Ballpark: Comiskey Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

On April 23rd, the 1955 Chicago White Sox scored a club record 29 runs against the Kansas City Athletics. Sherm Lollar hit two homers and drove in five runs, and Bob Nieman and Walt Dropo each had seven RBI as the Sox won 29 to 6.

The Sox began September in first place, but a four-game losing streak dropped the team to third.

Awards and Honors[edit]


American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 96 58 .623 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 3
Chicago White Sox 91 63 .591 5
Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 12
Detroit Tigers 79 75 .513 17
Kansas City Athletics 63 91 .409 33
Baltimore Orioles 57 97 .370 39
Washington Senators 53 101 .344 43

1955 Opening Day Lineup[edit]

Chico Carrasquel, ss

Nellie Fox, 2b

Minnie Minoso, lf

George Kell, 3b

Jim Rivera, cf

Walt Dropo, 1b

Willard Marshall, rf

Sherm Lollar, c

Virgil Trucks, p