1971 Chicago White Sox

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Record: 79-83, Finished 3rd in AL Western Division (1971 AL)

Managed by Chuck Tanner

Coaches: Luke Appling, Joe Lonnett, Al Monchak and Johnny Sain

Ballpark: Comiskey Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

For the 1971 Chicago White Sox, Bill Melton hit 33 homers to lead the American League and become the first White Sox player to win a home run crown.

Awards and Honors[edit]

1971 Opening Day Lineup[edit]

Lee Richard, ss

Jay Johnstone, cf

Mike Andrews, 2b

Bill Melton, 3b

Carlos May, 1b

Rick Reichardt, lf

Walt Williams, rf

Ed Herrmann, c

Tommy John, p