Charlie Tilson, Outfielder, Chicago White Sox, #22


Date of Birth: 12/2/1992
Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois

Charlie Tilson, outfielder for the Chicago White Sox, was a top player in high school. In his senior year, he was named the Illinois Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011, and he played in their minor league system from 2011 through half of 2016.

Tilson was traded to the White Sox on July 31, 2016. In his first major league game on August 2nd, he pulled a hamstring and he needed surgery that ended the season for him.

Batting statistics for Tilson as a minor league player from 2011 through 2016 include:

  • 471 games played
  • 538 hits
  • 59 doubles
  • 89 stolen bases
  • 154 RBIs
  • 295 strikeouts to 142 walks
  • .293 batting average

Fielding statistics for Tilson as a center fielder in the minor leagues from 2011 through 2016 include:

  • 386 games played
  • 826 putouts
  • 17 errors
  • .980 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Charlie Tilson
MiLB - Charlie Tilson