Tuesday, September 20, 2016
1959 Chicago White Sox
The 1959 "Go-Go" White Sox were the the American League champions and would face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series but lose the series 4 games to 2. 1959 was the first White Sox AL championship since 1919 and their last until 2005.
The White Sox also had the 1959 American League MVP in 2nd baseman Nellie Fox (L) who had 191 hits, 34 doubles, 70 RBI and batted .306.
Leading the way in pitching was the 1959 American League Cy Young Award Winner Early Wynn who had 22 wins, 10 losses, 3.29 ERA with 179 strikes, which led the league.
Al Lopez was named the 1959 American League Manager of the Year after leading the White Sox to a 94-60 regular season record