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Lost Advertisements--"Play Ball!"

Opening Day at Comiskey Park, 1919, the first opener after the end of World War I:

The ad above appeared in Chicago Newspapers on May 1, 1919, and appealed to the patriotism of fans: 307 more words

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


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


Comiskey Park

Comiskey Park

10″x14″ acrylic on canvas


Chicago Paintings

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


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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