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Comiskey Park, 2014, Chicago. Max Wastler

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Comiskey Park, 2014, Chicago. Max Wastler

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

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

Opening day, Comiskey Park, 1920, Chicago.

Opening day, Comiskey Park, 1920, Chicago.

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.

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.

Famous Ray Gora photograph of the White Sox’s Al Smith getting drenched by a falling beer, 1959, Chicago.
Chicago Tribune Archives

Famous Ray Gora photograph of the White Sox’s Al Smith getting drenched by a falling beer, 1959, Chicago.

Chicago Tribune Archives

Mayor Harrison throwing the first pitch of the White Sox season opener at Comiskey, c.1913, Chicago.

Mayor Harrison throwing the first pitch of the White Sox season opener at Comiskey, c.1913, Chicago.

Nelson Algren pauses after another White Sox loss, c.1950/59, Chicago. Art Shay.
Nelson Algren, one of Chicago’s most celebrated authors and Art Shay, one of Chicago’s most celebrated photographers, were life long friends…

Nelson Algren pauses after another White Sox loss, c.1950/59, Chicago. Art Shay.

Nelson Algren, one of Chicago’s most celebrated authors and Art Shay, one of Chicago’s most celebrated photographers, were life long friends…

Charles Comiskey, owner of the White Sox, on opening day of his new ballpark, c.1910, Chicago.

Charles Comiskey, owner of the White Sox, on opening day of his new ballpark, c.1910, Chicago.

Comiskey Park under construction, c.1910. This original park stood at 35th and Shields. The current ballpark was built on the other side of 35th street. What made this park unusual was that it was “fireproof”, built totally from concrete and steel.

Comiskey Park under construction, c.1910. This original park stood at 35th and Shields. The current ballpark was built on the other side of 35th street. What made this park unusual was that it was “fireproof”, built totally from concrete and steel.

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Al Capone at a baseball game at Comiskey Park, 1931. Before the end of the baseball season, Capone would be indicted on charges of tax evasion and failure to file tax returns.
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Al Capone at a baseball game at Comiskey Park, 1931. Before the end of the baseball season, Capone would be indicted on charges of tax evasion and failure to file tax returns.

Want a copy of this photo?  
> Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this number: DN-0096548.

Want to buy a book?
> Purchase Historic Photos of Chicago Crime: The Capone Era