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  • Charles A. Comiskey
    Image | 1919Frontispiece. Caption: "The Old Roman."
  • Charles A. Comiskey
    Image | 1919Caption: "Frank Wing, cartoonist on the staff of the St. Paul Dispatch, and author of the well-known 'The Fotygraft Album,' is guilty of the above addition to the Comiskey gallery. Says Frank: 'This here's Charley Comiskey, th' baseball man, when he lived here in St. Paul and managed th' Saints, as they call our team.'"
  • Charles A. Comiskey
    Image | 1917Caption: "The Old Roman ready for a hike in the northern woods (1917)." From text: "Wherever the Sox go, at trainload of camp followers are certain to be on the trail. Many found it inconvenient to go in the spring. For these 'Commy' instituted the annual fall hegiras to the northern woods. Prominent men in all walks of life and from different sections of the country have be...
  • Charles A. Comiskey and A. G. Spalding
    Image | 1913Caption: "Charles A. Comiskey (left) and A. G. Spalding snapped together for the first and only time. This meeting took place at Comiskey Park just before the famous White Sox-Giants world tour."
  • Charles A. Comiskey as St. Louis Browns player-manager
    Image | 1919Caption: "Comiskey as manager and first-baseman of the St. Louis Browns." Image appears to be an enhanced photograph.
  • Charles A. Comiskey at opening of new park
    Image | 1910Caption: "Comiskey at the opening of his $1,000,000 baseball park in 1910."
  • Chicago Brotherhood team of 1890
    Image | 1890Caption: "One of the greatest combinations of stars ever put together--Comiskey's Chicago Brotherhood team of 1890."
  • Comiskey and White Sox spring training train
    Image | 1919at the left is 'Big Ed' Walsh. The sign on the observation car advertises the 'cargo' and its destination. These specials were renowned not only for the luxuriousness of their fittings, but also for the sumptuous assortment of food and drink provided by the Old Roman. The dispatchers ran the trains on special schedules which permitted the travellers to 'visit' on the way."
  • Comiskey's Chicago team of 1900
    Image | 1900Caption: "Comiskey's first American League team in Chicago: pennant-winners in 1900. Upper row, left to right: Fisher, Dillard, Isbell, Denzer, Patterson. Middle row: Brain, Hartman, Padden, Comiskey, Shearon, Sugden, Wood. Lower row: O'Leary, Shugart, Hoy, H. McFarland."
  • Homecoming banquet
    Image | 1914Caption: "Homecoming banquet at the conclusion of the world tour--Congress Hotel, Chicago, March 10, 1914." Photographer name is illegible.
  • St. Louis Browns of 1884
    Image | 1884sitting: Wheeler, Latham, Davis, Dolan, Deasley, Lewis." Image appears to be an enhanced photograph.
  • Urban Faber and Tom Daly
    Image | 1914Caption: "Snapped on the world tour--Urban Faber (left) who pitched an 11-inning contest before King George of England
  • White Sox-Giants world tour in Egypt
    Image | 1914Caption: "A 'family group' of the Sox-Giants world tourists in front of the Sphinx. Mr. and Mrs. Comiskey may be seen in the center, mounted on 'ships of the desert.'"
  • White Sox team of 1906
    Image | 1906Caption: "The White Sox of 1906, 'The Hitless Wonders,' world's champions. Upper row, left to right, Hart, E. McFarland, Davis, Comiskey, Isbell, Sullivan, White. Middle row: Walsh, Smith, Roth, Hahn, Dundon, Donahue, O'Neill, Tannehill, Rohe. Lower row: Towne, Altrock, Owen, Hallman, Dougherty, Jones, Fiene."
  • White Sox team of 1917
    Image | 1917Mr. Comiskey, owner, and Lou Comiskey, treasurer. The eastern wing of the mammoth White Sox grandstand serves as background."