Today in White Sox History: November 13

No mere tourists: This shot captures White Sox and Giants friends and family at a stop in Giza, Egypt. Charles Comiskey is one of the men seated on a camel in the middle. (UIC Digital Collections via South Side Sox)


1913 — The White Sox and New York Giants began their round-the-world tour promotional tour. The two teams would eventually sail home from England on the Lusitania after playing more than 40 contests.

Jim Margalus at South Side Sox wrote an exhaustive series on the tour in 2014.