Saturday, June 23, 2018

Eddie Robinson purchase

Eddie Robinson is currently the 6th oldest living MLB player (3rd for the White Sox).  None of the players older than Eddie played more games than him (1315 games overall).  During his 3 years in Chicago (1950-1952), he earned two all-star appearances.


1952-25.00% complete-67th overall
1951-24.39% complete-68th overall
1950-13.95% complete-75th overall

  1. 1950
    1. Appling, Luke
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. Gumpert, Randy
    4. Judson, Howie
    5. Pierce, Billy
    6. Robinson, Eddie
    7. Wight, Bill
  2. 1951
    1. Boyd, Bob
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. DeMaestri, Joe
    4. Gumpert, Randy
    5. Judson, Howie
    6. Minoso, Minnie
    7. Pierce, Billy
    8. Robinson, Eddie
    9. Wilson, Bob "Red"
    10. Zarilla, Al
  3. 1952
    1. Carrasquel, Chico
    2. Esposito, Sammy
    3. Judson, Howie
    4. Krsnich, Rocky
    5. Minoso, Minnie
    6. Pierce, Billy
    7. Rivera, Jim
    8. Robinson, Eddie
    9. Wilson, Bob "Red"
    10. Zarilla, Al

Jim Delsing purchase

Jim Delsing had a 10 year career in the majors that started in Chicago in 1948.  He was traded to the Yankees and then traveled a bit before heading back to Chicago in 1956.


1956-41.46% complete-47th overall
1948-17.65% complete-71st overall

  1. 1948
    1. Appling, Luke
    2. Bradley, Fred
    3. Delsing, Jim
    4. Gumpert, Randy
    5. Judson, Howie
    6. Kennedy, Bob
    7. Lyons, Ted (Manager)
    8. Wight, Bill
  2. 1956
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Delsing, Jim
    4. Donovan, Dick
    5. Dropo, Walt
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Harshman, Jack
    9. Hatfield, Fred
    10. Jackson, Ron
    11. Keegan, Bob
    12. Kell, George
    13. Kennedy, Bob
    14. LaPalme, Paul
    15. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    16. Minoso, Minnie
    17. Pierce, Billy
    18. Rivera, Jim
    19. Staley, Gerry

Ray Herbert purchase

Ray Herbert was an all-star for the White Sox in 1962 and played on the South Side from 1961-1964.  He had an impressive 12 complete games during his all-star season.
1961-53.85% complete-25th overall
1964-51.35% complete-30th overall
1962-45.00% complete-43rd overall
1963-37.50% complete-56th overall

  1. 1961
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Brice, Alan
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    6. Herbert, Ray
    7. Hershberger, Mike
    8. Horlen, Joe
    9. Larsen, Don
    10. Lepcio, Ted
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. Martin, J.C.
    13. McLish, Cal
    14. Minoso, Minnie
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Pierce, Billy
    17. Pizarro, Juan
    18. Rivera, Jim
    19. Shaw, Bob
    20. Sievers, Roy
    21. Staley, Gerry
    22. Wynn, Early
  2. 1962
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Berry, Ken
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Farley, Bob
    6. Fisher, Eddie
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Herbert, Ray
    9. Hershberger, Mike
    10. Horlen, Joe
    11. Kenworthy, Dick
    12. Lown, Turk
    13. Martin, J.C.
    14. Peters, Gary
    15. Pizarro, Juan
    16. Sievers, Roy
    17. Stone, Dean
    18. Tiefenthaler, Verle
    19. Weis, Al
    20. Wynn, Early
  3. 1963
    1. Baumann, Frank
    2. Berry, Ken
    3. Buford, Don
    4. Fisher, Eddie
    5. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    6. Hansen, Ron
    7. Herbert, Ray
    8. Hershberger, Mike
    9. Horlen, Joe
    10. Martin, J.C.
    11. Nicholson, Dave
    12. Peters, Gary
    13. Pizarro, Juan
    14. Ward, Pete
    15. Weis, Al
    16. Wilhelm, Hoyt
  4. 1964
    1. Baumann, Frank
    2. Berry, Ken
    3. Buford, Don
    4. Burgess, Smoky
    5. Fisher, Eddie
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Hansen, Ron
    8. Herbert, Ray
    9. Hershberger, Mike
    10. Horlen, Joe
    11. Kenworthy, Dick
    12. Martin, J.C.
    13. McNertney, Jerry
    14. Minoso, Minnie
    15. Nicholson, Dave
    16. Peters, Gary
    17. Pizarro, Juan
    18. Ward, Pete
    19. Weis, Al
    20. Wilhelm, Hoyt

Don Larsen TTM Return

Don Larsen is most famous for his World Series perfect game with the Yankees.
He did have one your with Chicago in 1961.  He had a 7-2 record as a reliever.  He played for 7 teams over his 14 year career.

I sent this to him with $10.00 and it came back signed 10 days later.



1961-53.85% complete-25th overall
  1. 1961
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Brice, Alan
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    6. Herbert, Ray
    7. Hershberger, Mike
    8. Horlen, Joe
    9. Larsen, Don
    10. Lepcio, Ted
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. Martin, J.C.
    13. McLish, Cal
    14. Minoso, Minnie
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Pierce, Billy
    17. Pizarro, Juan
    18. Rivera, Jim
    19. Shaw, Bob
    20. Sievers, Roy
    21. Staley, Gerry
    22. Wynn, Early

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Johnny Romano purchase

Johnny Romano played 10 years in the majors.  He started his career on the South Side in 1958 and 1959.  He did appear in one game of the 1959 World Series.  He was part of the trade after the 1959 season that sent him to Cleveland with Norm Cash and Bubba Phillips for Dick Brown, Don Ferrarese, Minnie Minoso and Jake Striker.

He was traded before the 1965 season back to the White Sox.  The White Sox also got Tommie Agee and Tommy John. 

1965-61.76% complete-15th overall
1966-53.85% complete-24th overall
1958-50.00% complete-31st overall
1959-47.50% complete-37th overall

  1. 1958
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Boone, Ray
    4. Donovan, Dick
    5. Dropo, Walt
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Francona, Tito
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Qualters, Tom
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Trosky Jr., Hal
    21. Wynn, Early
  2. 1959
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Arias, Rudy
    3. Battey, Earl
    4. Boone, Ray
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hicks, Joe
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Lown, Turk
    11. Martin, J.C.
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Peters, Gary
    15. Pierce, Billy
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Wynn, Early
  1. 1965
    1. Agee, Tommie
    2. Berry, Ken
    3. Buford, Don
    4. Burgess, Smoky
    5. Fisher, Eddie
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Hansen, Ron
    8. Heath, Bill
    9. Horlen, Joe
    10. John, Tommy
    11. Kenworthy, Dick
    12. Lary, Frank
    13. Martin, J.C.
    14. Nicholson, Dave
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Pizarro, Juan
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Voss, Bill
    19. Ward, Pete
    20. Weis, Al
    21. Wilhelm, Hoyt
  2. 1966
    1. Agee, Tommie
    2. Berry, Ken
    3. Bradford, Buddy
    4. Buford, Don
    5. Burgess, Smoky
    6. Elia, Lee
    7. Fisher, Eddie
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Hansen, Ron
    10. Horlen, Joe
    11. John, Tommy
    12. Kenworthy, Dick
    13. Martin, J.C.
    14. McNertney, Jerry
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Pizarro, Juan
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Stanky, Eddie (Manager)
    19. Voss, Bill
    20. Ward, Pete
    21. Weis, Al
    22. Wilhelm, Hoyt

Jim McAnany purchase

Jim McAnany was an outfielder for the White Sox in the late 50's.  He got alot of playing time in the 1959 World Series as he played in 3 games.


1958-50.00% complete-31st overall
1959-47.50% complete-37th overall
1960-46.15% complete-41st overall

  1. 1958
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Boone, Ray
    4. Donovan, Dick
    5. Dropo, Walt
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Francona, Tito
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Qualters, Tom
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Trosky Jr., Hal
    21. Wynn, Early
  2. 1959
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Arias, Rudy
    3. Battey, Earl
    4. Boone, Ray
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hicks, Joe
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Lown, Turk
    11. Martin, J.C.
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Peters, Gary
    15. Pierce, Billy
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Wynn, Early
  3. 1960
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Ferrarese, Don
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Hicks, Joe
    8. Lown, Turk
    9. Martin, J.C.
    10. McAnany, Jim
    11. Minoso, Minnie
    12. Peters, Gary
    13. Pierce, Billy
    14. Rivera, Jim
    15. Shaw, Bob
    16. Sievers, Roy
    17. Staley, Gerry
    18. Worthington, Al
    19. Wynn, Early

Rudy Arias purchase

Rudy Arias had one year in the majors in 1959 where he played in 34 games.  He recently passed away but was great to fans of baseball throughout his years. 

1959-47.50% complete-37th overall
  1. 1959
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Arias, Rudy
    3. Battey, Earl
    4. Boone, Ray
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hicks, Joe
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Lown, Turk
    11. Martin, J.C.
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Peters, Gary
    15. Pierce, Billy
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Wynn, Early

Ron Jackson Purchase

Ron Jackson played on the South Side for 6 of his 7 years.  He did play in 1959 but only in 10 games.
 
1958-50.00% complete-31st overall
1959-47.50% complete-37th overall
1957-41.67% complete-46th overall
1956-39.02% complete-50th overall
1954-36.84% complete-58th overall
1955-34.09% complete-64th overall
  1. 1954
    1. Boyd, Bob
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. Cavarretta, Phil
    4. Flanigan, Tom
    5. Harshman, Jack
    6. Jackson, Ron
    7. Keegan, Bob
    8. Kell, George
    9. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    10. Minoso, Minnie
    11. Pierce, Billy
    12. Rivera, Jim
    13. Trucks, Virgil
    14. Valentinetti, Vito
    15. Wilson, Bob "Red"
  2. 1955
    1. Battey, Earl
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. Cavarretta, Phil
    4. Coan, Gil
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Dropo, Walt
    7. Esposito, Sammy
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Harshman, Jack
    10. Jackson, Ron
    11. Keegan, Bob
    12. Kell, George
    13. Kennedy, Bob
    14. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    15. Minoso, Minnie
    16. Pierce, Billy
    17. Rivera, Jim
    18. Trucks, Virgil
  3. 1956
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Dropo, Walt
    5. Esposito, Sammy
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Harshman, Jack
    8. Hatfield, Fred
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Kell, George
    12. Kennedy, Bob
    13. LaPalme, Paul
    14. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    15. Minoso, Minnie
    16. Pierce, Billy
    17. Rivera, Jim
    18. Staley, Gerry
  4. 1957
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Dropo, Walt
    5. Esposito, Sammy
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Harshman, Jack
    8. Hatfield, Fred
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Kennedy, Bob
    12. LaPalme, Paul
    13. Minoso, Minnie
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Rivera, Jim
    16. Staley, Gerry
  5. 1958
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Boone, Ray
    4. Donovan, Dick
    5. Dropo, Walt
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Francona, Tito
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Qualters, Tom
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Trosky Jr., Hal
    21. Wynn, Early
  6. 1959
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Arias, Rudy
    3. Battey, Earl
    4. Boone, Ray
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hicks, Joe
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Lown, Turk
    11. Martin, J.C.
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Peters, Gary
    15. Pierce, Billy
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Wynn, Early

Don Gutteridge Purchase

Don Gutteridge was on Al Lopez's coaching staff for years.  He did end up replacing him and became manager for the White Sox in 1969 and 1970, compiling a record of 109-172.


  1. 1955
    1. Battey, Earl
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. Cavarretta, Phil
    4. Coan, Gil
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Dropo, Walt
    7. Esposito, Sammy
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Harshman, Jack
    10. Jackson, Ron
    11. Keegan, Bob
    12. Kell, George
    13. Kennedy, Bob
    14. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    15. Minoso, Minnie
    16. Pierce, Billy
    17. Rivera, Jim
    18. Trucks, Virgil
  2. 1956
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Dropo, Walt
    5. Esposito, Sammy
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Harshman, Jack
    8. Hatfield, Fred
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Kell, George
    12. Kennedy, Bob
    13. LaPalme, Paul
    14. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    15. Minoso, Minnie
    16. Pierce, Billy
    17. Rivera, Jim
    18. Staley, Gerry
  3. 1957
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Dropo, Walt
    5. Esposito, Sammy
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Harshman, Jack
    8. Hatfield, Fred
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Kennedy, Bob
    12. LaPalme, Paul
    13. Minoso, Minnie
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Rivera, Jim
    16. Staley, Gerry
  4. 1958
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Boone, Ray
    4. Donovan, Dick
    5. Dropo, Walt
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Francona, Tito
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Qualters, Tom
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Trosky Jr., Hal
    21. Wynn, Early
  5. 1959
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Arias, Rudy
    3. Battey, Earl
    4. Boone, Ray
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hicks, Joe
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Lown, Turk
    11. Martin, J.C.
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Peters, Gary
    15. Pierce, Billy
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Wynn, Early
  6. 1960
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Ferrarese, Don
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Hicks, Joe
    8. Lown, Turk
    9. Martin, J.C.
    10. McAnany, Jim
    11. Minoso, Minnie
    12. Peters, Gary
    13. Pierce, Billy
    14. Rivera, Jim
    15. Shaw, Bob
    16. Sievers, Roy
    17. Staley, Gerry
    18. Worthington, Al
    19. Wynn, Early
  7. 1961
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Brice, Alan
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    6. Hershberger, Mike
    7. Horlen, Joe
    8. Lepcio, Ted
    9. Lown, Turk
    10. Martin, J.C.
    11. McLish, Cal
    12. Minoso, Minnie
    13. Peters, Gary
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Pizarro, Juan
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Shaw, Bob
    18. Sievers, Roy
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Wynn, Early
  8. 1962
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Berry, Ken
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Farley, Bob
    6. Fisher, Eddie
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hershberger, Mike
    9. Horlen, Joe
    10. Kenworthy, Dick
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. Martin, J.C.
    13. Peters, Gary
    14. Pizarro, Juan
    15. Sievers, Roy
    16. Stone, Dean
    17. Tiefenthaler, Verle
    18. Weis, Al
    19. Wynn, Early
  9. 1963
    1. Baumann, Frank
    2. Berry, Ken
    3. Buford, Don
    4. Fisher, Eddie
    5. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    6. Hansen, Ron
    7. Hershberger, Mike
    8. Horlen, Joe
    9. Martin, J.C.
    10. Nicholson, Dave
    11. Peters, Gary
    12. Pizarro, Juan
    13. Ward, Pete
    14. Weis, Al
    15. Wilhelm, Hoyt
  10. 1964
    1. Baumann, Frank
    2. Berry, Ken
    3. Buford, Don
    4. Burgess, Smoky
    5. Fisher, Eddie
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Hansen, Ron
    8. Hershberger, Mike
    9. Horlen, Joe
    10. Kenworthy, Dick
    11. Martin, J.C.
    12. McNertney, Jerry
    13. Minoso, Minnie
    14. Nicholson, Dave
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Pizarro, Juan
    17. Ward, Pete
    18. Weis, Al
    19. Wilhelm, Hoyt
  11. 1965
    1. Agee, Tommie
    2. Berry, Ken
    3. Buford, Don
    4. Burgess, Smoky
    5. Fisher, Eddie
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Hansen, Ron
    8. Heath, Bill
    9. Horlen, Joe
    10. John, Tommy
    11. Kenworthy, Dick
    12. Lary, Frank
    13. Martin, J.C.
    14. Nicholson, Dave
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Pizarro, Juan
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Voss, Bill
    19. Ward, Pete
    20. Weis, Al
    21. Wilhelm, Hoyt
  12. 1966
    1. Agee, Tommie
    2. Berry, Ken
    3. Bradford, Buddy
    4. Buford, Don
    5. Burgess, Smoky
    6. Elia, Lee
    7. Fisher, Eddie
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Hansen, Ron
    10. Horlen, Joe
    11. John, Tommy
    12. Kenworthy, Dick
    13. Martin, J.C.
    14. McNertney, Jerry
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Pizarro, Juan
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Stanky, Eddie (Manager)
    19. Voss, Bill
    20. Ward, Pete
    21. Weis, Al
    22. Wilhelm, Hoyt
  13. 1968
    1. Alomar Sr., Sandy
    2. Aparicio, Luis
    3. Berry, Ken
    4. Bradford, Buddy
    5. Carlos, Cisco
    6. Davis, Tommy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hansen, Ron
    9. Horlen, Joe
    10. John, Tommy
    11. Kenworthy, Dick
    12. May, Carlos
    13. McNertney, Jerry
    14. Melton, Bill
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Snyder, Russ
    17. Stanky, Eddie (Manager)
    18. Voss, Bill
    19. Ward, Pete
    20. Wilhelm, Hoyt
    21. Wood, Wilbur
  14. 1969
    1. Alomar Sr., Sandy
    2. Aparicio, Luis
    3. Arrigo, Jerry
    4. Berry, Ken
    5. Bradford, Buddy
    6. Brinkman, Chuck
    7. Carlos, Cisco
    8. Gutteridge, Don (Manager)
    9. Hansen, Ron
    10. Herrmann, Ed
    11. Horlen, Joe
    12. John, Tommy
    13. Knoop, Bobby
    14. May, Carlos
    15. Melton, Bill
    16. Murphy, Danny
    17. O'Toole, Denny
    18. Pavletich, Don
    19. Peters, Gary
    20. Ward, Pete
    21. Wood, Wilbur
  15. 1970
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Appling, Luke (Coach)
    3. Berry, Ken
    4. Bradford, Buddy
    5. Brinkman, Chuck
    6. Gutteridge, Don (Manager)
    7. Horlen, Joe
    8. John, Tommy
    9. Knoop, Bobby
    10. Kusnyer, Art
    11. May, Carlos
    12. McKinney, Rich
    13. Melton, Bill
    14. Murphy, Danny
    15. O'Toole, Denny
    16. Wood, Wilbur

Sammy Esposito purchase

One of 11 living players from the Go Go Sox, Sammy Esposito played 10 years on the South Side as a utility player.  It seems like he was a great signer until he was unable to sign anymore. 
  
1958-50.00% complete-31st overall
1961-48.72% complete-33rd overall
1959-47.50% complete-37th overall
1960-46.15% complete-41st overall
1962-42.50% complete-44th overall
1957-41.67% complete-46th overall
1956-39.02% complete-50th overall
1954-36.84% complete-58th overall
1955-34.09% complete-64th overall
1952-22.50% complete-67th overall

  1. 1952
    1. Carrasquel, Chico
    2. Esposito, Sammy
    3. Judson, Howie
    4. Krsnich, Rocky
    5. Minoso, Minnie
    6. Pierce, Billy
    7. Rivera, Jim
    8. Wilson, Bob "Red"
    9. Zarilla, Al
  2. 1954
    1. Boyd, Bob
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. Cavarretta, Phil
    4. Flanigan, Tom
    5. Harshman, Jack
    6. Jackson, Ron
    7. Keegan, Bob
    8. Kell, George
    9. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    10. Minoso, Minnie
    11. Pierce, Billy
    12. Rivera, Jim
    13. Trucks, Virgil
    14. Valentinetti, Vito
    15. Wilson, Bob "Red"
  3. 1955
    1. Battey, Earl
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. Cavarretta, Phil
    4. Coan, Gil
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Dropo, Walt
    7. Esposito, Sammy
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Harshman, Jack
    10. Jackson, Ron
    11. Keegan, Bob
    12. Kell, George
    13. Kennedy, Bob
    14. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    15. Minoso, Minnie
    16. Pierce, Billy
    17. Rivera, Jim
    18. Trucks, Virgil
  4. 1956
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Dropo, Walt
    5. Esposito, Sammy
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Harshman, Jack
    8. Hatfield, Fred
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Kell, George
    12. Kennedy, Bob
    13. LaPalme, Paul
    14. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    15. Minoso, Minnie
    16. Pierce, Billy
    17. Rivera, Jim
    18. Staley, Gerry
  5. 1957
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Dropo, Walt
    5. Esposito, Sammy
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Harshman, Jack
    8. Hatfield, Fred
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Kennedy, Bob
    12. LaPalme, Paul
    13. Minoso, Minnie
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Rivera, Jim
    16. Staley, Gerry
  6. 1958
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Battey, Earl
    3. Boone, Ray
    4. Donovan, Dick
    5. Dropo, Walt
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Francona, Tito
    8. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Keegan, Bob
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Qualters, Tom
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Trosky Jr., Hal
    21. Wynn, Early
  7. 1959
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Arias, Rudy
    3. Battey, Earl
    4. Boone, Ray
    5. Donovan, Dick
    6. Esposito, Sammy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hicks, Joe
    9. Jackson, Ron
    10. Lown, Turk
    11. Martin, J.C.
    12. McAnany, Jim
    13. Mueller, Don
    14. Peters, Gary
    15. Pierce, Billy
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Romano, Johnny
    18. Shaw, Bob
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Wynn, Early
  8. 1960
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Donovan, Dick
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Ferrarese, Don
    6. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    7. Hicks, Joe
    8. Lown, Turk
    9. Martin, J.C.
    10. McAnany, Jim
    11. Minoso, Minnie
    12. Peters, Gary
    13. Pierce, Billy
    14. Rivera, Jim
    15. Shaw, Bob
    16. Sievers, Roy
    17. Staley, Gerry
    18. Worthington, Al
    19. Wynn, Early
  9. 1961
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Brice, Alan
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    6. Hershberger, Mike
    7. Horlen, Joe
    8. Lepcio, Ted
    9. Lown, Turk
    10. Martin, J.C.
    11. McLish, Cal
    12. Minoso, Minnie
    13. Peters, Gary
    14. Pierce, Billy
    15. Pizarro, Juan
    16. Rivera, Jim
    17. Shaw, Bob
    18. Sievers, Roy
    19. Staley, Gerry
    20. Wynn, Early
  10. 1962
    1. Aparicio, Luis
    2. Baumann, Frank
    3. Berry, Ken
    4. Esposito, Sammy
    5. Farley, Bob
    6. Fisher, Eddie
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hershberger, Mike
    9. Horlen, Joe
    10. Kenworthy, Dick
    11. Lown, Turk
    12. Martin, J.C.
    13. Peters, Gary
    14. Pizarro, Juan
    15. Sievers, Roy
    16. Stone, Dean
    17. Tiefenthaler, Verle
    18. Weis, Al
    19. Wynn, Early

Tommy Davis purchase

Tommy Davis had a great 18 year career playing with 10 different teams.  His 1968 season with the White Sox came after a trade with the Mets that ended up being a better deal for the Mets.


1968-48.72% complete-32nd overall.
  1. 1968
    1. Alomar Sr., Sandy
    2. Aparicio, Luis
    3. Berry, Ken
    4. Bradford, Buddy
    5. Carlos, Cisco
    6. Davis, Tommy
    7. Gutteridge, Don (coach)
    8. Hansen, Ron
    9. Horlen, Joe
    10. John, Tommy
    11. Kenworthy, Dick
    12. May, Carlos
    13. McNertney, Jerry
    14. Melton, Bill
    15. Peters, Gary
    16. Snyder, Russ
    17. Stanky, Eddie (Manager)
    18. Voss, Bill
    19. Ward, Pete
    20. Wilhelm, Hoyt
    21. Wood, Wilbur

Bob Boyd Purchase

Bob Boyd played his first three years in Chicago.  He was probably more known for his years in Baltimore where he received some MVP votes in 1957.  He also had a year in Kansas City and  Milwaukee.


1954-36.84% complete-58th overall
1953-25.00% complete-66th overall
1951-21.95% complete-68th overall
  1. 1951
    1. Boyd, Bob
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. DeMaestri, Joe
    4. Gumpert, Randy
    5. Judson, Howie
    6. Minoso, Minnie
    7. Pierce, Billy
    8. Wilson, Bob "Red"
    9. Zarilla, Al
  2. 1953
    1. Boyd, Bob
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. Keegan, Bob
    4. Krsnich, Rocky
    5. Minoso, Minnie
    6. Pierce, Billy
    7. Rivera, Jim
    8. Trucks, Virgil
    9. Wilson, Bob "Red"
  3. 1954
    1. Boyd, Bob
    2. Carrasquel, Chico
    3. Cavarretta, Phil
    4. Flanigan, Tom
    5. Harshman, Jack
    6. Jackson, Ron
    7. Keegan, Bob
    8. Kell, George
    9. Marion, Marty (Manager)
    10. Minoso, Minnie
    11. Pierce, Billy
    12. Rivera, Jim
    13. Trucks, Virgil
    14. Valentinetti, Vito
    15. Wilson, Bob "Red"

Jack Harshman Purchase

Jack Harshman was one of the first players from Topps first years that I sent an autograph in 2013.  Unfortunately, it was the same month that he passed away.  He was a solid pitcher on the South Side from 1954-1957.


1957-41.67% complete-46th overall
1956-39.02% complete-50th overall
1954-36.84% complete-58th overall
1955-34.09% complete-64th overall

David Holmberg TTM return

Hoping to get back to regular postings.

Anyways, I sent this to Albuquerque on 5/27 and received this signed photo back on 6/18.  David Holmberg was a draft pick of the White Sox and was part of the Edwin Jackson trade.  He was a swing man in 2017 between the starter and the bullpen.


2017-80.39% complete-2nd overall

  1. 2017
    1. Abreu, Jose
    2. Anderson, Tim
    3. Beck, Chris
    4. Boston, Daryl (Coach)
    5. Cabrera, Melky
    6. Capra, Nick (coach)
    7. Cooper, Don (coach)
    8. Covey, Dylan
    9. Danish, Tyler
    10. Davidson, Matt
    11. Delmonico, Nicky
    12. Farquhar, Danny
    13. Frazier, Todd
    14. Fry, Jace
    15. Fulmer, Carson
    16. Garcia, Avisail
    17. Garcia, Leury
    18. Garcia, Willy
    19. Giolito, Lucas
    20. Goldberg, Brad
    21. Gonzalez, Miguel
    22. Hansen, Alen
    23. Hasler, Curt (Coach)
    24. Holland, Derek
    25. Holmberg, David
    26. Infante, Gregory
    27. Jennings, Dan
    28. Jones, Nate
    29. Lopez, Reynaldo 
    30. May, Jacob
    31. McEwing, Joe (Coach)
    32. Moncada, Yoan 
    33. Narvaez, Omar
    34. Petricka, Jake
    35. Putnam, Zach
    36. Quintana, Jose
    37. Renteria, Rick (Manager)
    38. Robertson, David
    39. Rodon, Carlos 
    40. Saladino, Tyler
    41. Salas, Mark (bullpen catcher)
    42. Sanchez, Yolmer
    43. Shields, James
    44. Smith, Kevan
    45. Soto, Geovany
    46. Sparks, Greg (coach)
    47. Steverson, Todd (coach)
    48. Volstad, Chris
    49. Ynoa, Michael