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James T. Farrell’s Baseball Diary: A History of Old Comiskey Park 1910-1919

James T. Farrell’s Baseball Diary: A History of Old Comiskey Park 1910-1919
This installment of Comiskey Park history comes to us vicariously through James T. Farrell. Farrell (1904-1979) was an American fiction writer, most remembered for his three Studs Lonigan novels published in the early 1930s.  Studs Lonigan resonated with a few notable 20th century authors.  The books were among Richard Wright and Norman Mailer’s early favorites,... Read more »

“The Greatest Ball Plant in the World”: A History of Old Comiskey Park

 “The Greatest Ball Plant in the World”:  A History of Old Comiskey Park
Part I of a series on the home of the White Sox for 81 seasons and over 6,000 games. Before they graced the playing surface at 35th and Shields—heck, before they were even the Sox—the Chicago White Stockings, a charter franchise of the upstart American League, played their home games at South Side Park at 39th... Read more »