Posts tagged "Ray Schalk"

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 »

Sox Index 2/18/12

Sox Index 2/18/12
White Sox team home runs in 1959: 97 MLB rank: 16 (last) White Sox team stolen bases in 1959: 113 MLB rank: 1 Games started for White Sox by Ed Walsh in 1908: 49 Games completed: 42 Stolen bases on Ray Schalk in 1925: 29 Runners caught stealing: 62 (68%) Major League baseball players born... Read more »