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Visiting Major League Parks - Complete Set from the 1933-1934 Sporting News

Similar to my Burns-Eye Views of Big League Parks post a while back, from the 1937 Sporting News, this is another interesting series I discovered in the SN archives from a few years earlier, during the 1933-1934 offseason – detailed articles of the major league parks of the day. 344 more words

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Sox Book Review: "Sox and the City" by Richard Roeper

This will be the first of hopefully a series of White Sox books that I read and review. A few months ago I had a substantial Amazon gift card and was looking to see what Sox books were out there. 555 more words

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Longtime White Sox organist Nancy Faust: "It was a wonderful career"

Legendary White Sox ballpark organist Nancy Faust visits with Dave Hoekstra for a conversation on her long career providing the soundtrack to the action at Comiskey Park.  76 more words

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Texas Rangers At Chicago White Sox

We got off to that early start today, and I am feeling it hard; it’s 7.15PM Chicago time, so 5.15 PST, but I didn’t sleep much and we just spent all day in very humid, direct sunlight (yes, sunscreen, though my nose and cheeks are a bit pink). 1,527 more words

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This is History: Comiskey Park Opens, Chicago Proposes Secession from Illinois in 1925, Superman Debuts in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1, First Television Commercial, The 1st Pride March

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the first US Zoo, President Garfield is hot, Chicago’s Comiskey Park opens. the City of Chicago propose to secede from the State of Illinois in 1925, Popeye debuts, Johnny Carson hits the airwaves, the first Gay Pride Parade and more. 18 more words

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Remembered Dreams: A Historical Tribute to Jews and Baseball

Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American is a pop-up exhibit currently on tour from the National Museum of American Jewish History. Recently, it came to the Sherman Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, and I leisurely enjoyed a walk in the field of dreams. 667 more words

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I Predict A Riot – Part Twenty One

The Disco Demolition Riot – July 1979

As an Englishman I find the attractions of baseball mystifying. It is a glorified game of rounders that is tedious in the extreme, punctuated only by the cheesy seventh innings stretch. 545 more words

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