Today in White Sox History: January 19

In progress, the Baseball Palace of the World: The greatest ballpark many of us will ever know started to become a reality 111 years ago today.


1909
White Sox owner Charles Comiskey purchased a piece of land on the corner of 35th and Shields from Roxanna Bowen. Comiskey Park construction began on the site starting in February 1910.

 

 

5 thoughts on “Today in White Sox History: January 19

    1. Frankly, I wish I remembered it better. Saw games a few times as a kid with my Grandfather would bring us up from Indy, but only started going to game regularly after 2003, when I move up here.

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