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Lip Man 1
01-18-2007, 12:25 PM
January 19, 1909 - Sox owner Charles Comiskey purchases a piece of land on the corner of 35th and Shields from Roxanna Bowen. The site would be used to build the original Comiskey Park on, in March 1910.

http://i1.ebayimg.com/03/i/06/34/bf/ae_2.JPG (http://cgi.ebay.com/PHOTO-OF-COMISKEY-PARK-Last-Night-Game-9-29-90_W0QQitemZ330077055536QQihZ014QQcategoryZ50129QQ rdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ebayphotohosting)

Lip

Hitmen77
01-19-2007, 09:26 AM
Here's a picture from its early days:

http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/3495.html

JohnTucker0814
01-19-2007, 09:47 AM
I think it's interesting to see "No Betting Allowed In This Park" on that old photo... How great would it have been to see games in the early 1900's...

pagansoxfan
01-19-2007, 12:58 PM
dang, i thought lip was gonna say "1977, future sox fan, pagansoxfan was born. little did the world know about the uphevil this would cause."

Sad
01-19-2007, 01:28 PM
I think it's interesting to see "No Betting Allowed In This Park" on that old photo... How great would it have been to see games in the early 1900's...

no kidding...
gotta build me a time machine :smile: