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Comiskey Park--What a Dump

By Glen Sparks

Luke Appling, the great Chicago White Sox shortstop, thought he felt a rock underneath his feet at Comiskey Park, circa 1935.

He kicked at the dirt a few times. 525 more words

Cubs, Sox through the 1950s and '60s: A photo history

CHICAGO –WGN is commemorating some of history’s top moments and figures in a new archive.

You may remember our gallery from earlier this year highlighting the civil rights movement when it came to Chicago in the 1960s. 257 more words

News

"Walsh? Ed Walsh? Who’s he?”

On May 1, 1912, as a result of a contract dispute, press operators walked off or were locked-out, of their jobs at 10 Chicago newspapers.  The following day, drivers and newsboys walked out in sympathy, and ultimately three more unions joined. 562 more words

MLB...One Fans Tweet On Progress.

When I jumped on the computer this morning, I was greeted by the following Tweet…”Life-long Red Sox fan but I wish they would rip this garbage park down. 945 more words

MLB

Come on, Peaches, letem’ hit ya

Chicago has enough problems this winter with the icy-cold air, snow-covered streets and the Democrats fighting among themselves. But the biggest blow had to be the death of Mr. 1,004 more words

MLB...A Sadness in Chicago.

I’ll get right to it. I would like to offer my condolences to the City of Chicago. In the last 5 weeks, they have lost two of their favorite sons. 309 more words

Baseball

The Depression continues (1933)

1933 was a year of improvements for the Boston Braves. In fact, they had the best record since 1921. The Braves ended up over .500 with a record of 83-71. 109 more words

Boston Braves