Stealing First in a Two-Team Town: The White Sox from Comiskey to Reinsdorf

Stealing First in a Two-Team Town: The White Sox from Comiskey to Reinsdorf

by Richard C. Lindberg
     
 
A unique account of the Chicago White Sox from the earliest days of the team's founding in 1900 by Charles Comiskey through the triumphant 1990s. Major events in White Sox history, including the Black Sox scandal, the Go-Go glory days, and the fight for a new stadium to replace Comiskey Park in the 1980s, are framed around a broader discussion of the team's inability

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A unique account of the Chicago White Sox from the earliest days of the team's founding in 1900 by Charles Comiskey through the triumphant 1990s. Major events in White Sox history, including the Black Sox scandal, the Go-Go glory days, and the fight for a new stadium to replace Comiskey Park in the 1980s, are framed around a broader discussion of the team's inability to compete with the powerful cross-town Chicago Cubs in a media market that has relegated the South Side ballclub to secondary status.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780915611935
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
6.39(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.31(d)

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