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.
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.
Chicago White Sox, 1910.
Harry Caray gets a shower at Comiskey, 1978, Chicago
Opening day, Comiskey Park, 1920, Chicago.
Making game day signs for the CTA, 1967, Chicago.
The White Sox depart Pasadena, heading back to Chicago from spring training, 1940.
Chicago White Sox, 1901, 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.
The brief period when Old Comiskey Park and the (almost complete) New Comiskey Park, stood side by side,1990, Chicago. Old Comiskey was demolished in 1991.
All that remains now is a marker in the parking lot, showing the former home plate.
Harry Caray at O’Leary’s, 1975, Chicago.
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