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1973 Chicago White Sox
Major league affiliations
1973 information
Owner(s) Arthur Allyn, Jr. and John Allyn
Manager(s) Chuck Tanner
Local television WSNS-TV
(Harry Caray, Bob Waller)
Local radio WMAQ (AM)
(Harry Caray, Gene Osborn)

The 1973 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 73rd season in the major leagues, and their 74th season overall. They finished with a record 77-85, good enough for 5th place in the American League West, 17 games behind the 1st place Oakland Athletics.



Regular season

  • July 20, 1973: Wilbur Wood became the last pitcher in the 20th century to start both ends of a doubleheader.[4]

Opening Day lineup

Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Oakland Athletics 94 68 -- .580
Kansas City Royals 88 74 6 .543
Minnesota Twins 81 81 13 .500
California Angels 79 83 15 .488
Chicago White Sox 77 85 17 .475
Texas Rangers 57 105 37 .352

Notable transactions


1973 Chicago White Sox roster
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


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
1B Muser, TonyTony Muser 109 309 88 .285 4 30
SS Leon, EddieEddie Leon 127 399 91 .228 3 30

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
Brinkman, ChuckChuck Brinkman 63 139 26 .187 1 10


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Wood, WilburWilbur Wood 49 359.1 24 20 3.46 199
Bahnsen, StanStan Bahnsen 42 282.1 18 21 3.57 120

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Acosta, CyCy Acosta 48 10 6 18 2.23 60

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Oaks American Association Joe Sparks
AA Knoxville White Sox Southern League Jim Napier
A Appleton Foxes Midwest League Deacon Jones and Bert Thiel
Rookie GCL White Sox Gulf Coast League Joe Jones


Awards and honors

All-Star Game

  • Pat Kelly, Outfield[7]


  1. ^ Walt Williams page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Joe Keough page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^
  4. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 136, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  5. ^ Jim Kaat page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997
  7. ^



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