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Old 07-01-2013, 02:33 PM
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Default Happy Birthday Old Comiskey

Would have been 103 years old today.
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:38 PM
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Didn't look a day over 80 when they tore her down.
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:46 PM
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I own a brick from my favorite ballpark, so many memories.
July 15 will be 58 years ago that I saw my first game at Comiskey as the Sox beat the old Washington Senators 5-4.
It always gave me a thrill coming down the Dan Ryan at where it jogs a little at 18th street and you saw those majestic light towers.
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:49 PM
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My favorite picture of the old park taken during the 1959 World Series.
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:50 PM
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I like the ballpark we have now, in spite of our team's performance as of late, but I think about Old Comiskey all the time.
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:52 PM
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I loved that place.
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:07 PM
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I like the ballpark we have now, in spite of our team's performance as of late, but I think about Old Comiskey all the time.
The new park is much better than old one, but the old park holds so many enjoyable memories, even if I was watching bad baseball. From the bitter cold gray April Sundays looking down the first base line to the IIT stack through one of the arches to standing at the base of the scoreboard while the fireworks were shooting off for a home run on a sweltering Wednesday afternoon (so far away from the game that there was a slight difference between seeing the ball hit and hearing the crack of the bat), it was all good.

Seeing home plate in the parking lot across the street and looking around is quite the emotional experience.
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