Posts tagged White Sox

Rooftops, circa 1917, Comiskey Park, Chicago.

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Comiskey Park, 1997, Chicago.
Happy Opening Day, everyone!

Comiskey Park, 1997, Chicago.

Happy Opening Day, everyone!

Trackside tenements (old Comiskey Park in the background), 1944, Chicago. Gordon Coster.

Trackside tenements (old Comiskey Park in the background), 1944, Chicago. Gordon Coster.

Bill Veeck stands outside Comiskey, 1975 (right after repurchasing the White Sox), Chicago.

Bill Veeck stands outside Comiskey, 1975 (right after repurchasing the White Sox), Chicago.

Tony LaRussa (manager of the White Sox) uses hairspray, 1985, Chicago.

Tony LaRussa (manager of the White Sox) uses hairspray, 1985, Chicago.

Although the term was not coined until 1985, Chicago’s first “Crosstown Classic” meeting between the Cubs and the White Sox was during the 1906 World Series.

Sox Win!

Sox Win!

Chicago White Sox, 1910.
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Chicago White Sox, 1910.

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Harry Caray gets a shower at Comiskey, 1978, Chicago

Harry Caray gets a shower at Comiskey, 1978, Chicago

Opening day, Comiskey Park, 1920, Chicago.

Opening day, Comiskey Park, 1920, Chicago.

Making game day signs for the CTA, 1967, Chicago.

Making game day signs for the CTA, 1967, Chicago.

The White Sox depart Pasadena, heading back to Chicago from spring training, 1940.

The White Sox depart Pasadena, heading back to Chicago from spring training, 1940.

Chicago White Sox, 1901, Chicago.

Chicago White Sox, 1901, Chicago.

Heavyweight title match between Joe Louis and James Braddock, 1937, Comiskey Park, Chicago.

Heavyweight title match between Joe Louis and James Braddock, 1937, Comiskey Park, Chicago.

Queuing up for World Series tickets, White Sox vs. Giants, 1917, Chicago.
The White Sox won, 4 games to 2.

Queuing up for World Series tickets, White Sox vs. Giants, 1917, Chicago.

The White Sox won, 4 games to 2.