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Cicotte's Knuckleball

With the Chicago White Sox holding onto a slim lead in the American league race, John Brinsley Sheridan of The St. Louis Globe-Democrat said they were in first place because of the pitch he called “(T)he hobo of balldom, it’s course, even when under control, being entirely beyond the influence of the pitcher, so far as the break at the plate is concerned…It is a hobo!” 627 more words

U.S. Cellular renames Comiskey Park

On January 31, 2003, Comiskey Park, home of the Chicago White Sox, became U.S. Cellular Field as the naming rights were signed over in a $68-million, 23-year contract was signed with the wireless service giant. 181 more words

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Currently Reading: Bill Veeck

Bill Veeck by Paul Dickson — As shrewd an innovator as ever existed in sports, Bill Veeck had a hand in everything from the ivy along the outfield walls at Wrigley Field to the integration of the American League to the exploding scoreboard at old Comiskey Park. 37 more words

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50th Anniversary VIDEO: Beatles At Comiskey!

How many of you were at Comiskey Park on August 20th, 1965?

Anyone? Bueller?

Odds are VERY few reading this blog can answer “yes” to that question. 284 more words

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Thursday, August 20th

sounds of summer

Paul McCartney with Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes), “Get Back,” live, Chicago (Lollapalooza), 7/31/15


Fifty years ago today the Beatles played Chicago’s Comiskey Park. 20 more words

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VIDEO: Wrigley Field and Comiskey Park find their places in the walls of Tribune Tower

There are over 148 artifacts from around the world and all 50 states embedded into the exterior walls of Tribune Tower. Today, the Tower gained two more with Jerry Reinsdorf, owner of the Chicago White Sox,  and Crane Kenney, President of Business Operations for the Chicago Cubs, donated bricks from Comiskey Park and Wrigley Field, respectively. 25 more words

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