Day: December 23, 2016

1994: Last of the Comiskeys puts ownership in perspective

By on December 23, 2016

Last of the Comiskeys puts ownership in perspective : Chuck comiskeys - This CBM vintage baseball podcast features Chuck comiskey.

Chuck Comiskey behind the mic of WCFL-Radio, the Sox’s flagship station in the 1950s and 1960s (Photo courtesy of the Leo Bauby Collection).

The Chicago Baseball Museum is presenting classic interviews from the archives of CBM historian George Castle’s “Diamond Gems” syndicated weekly baseball radio show, which aired from 1994 to 2010.

In this edition, timed with the historical aspects of SoxFest, Chuck Comiskey discusses the issues that affected his family’s ownership of the South Siders. The segment originally aired Sept. 24, 1994. Comiskey was the third and final generation of his family involved in management of the Sox.

“The Diamond Gems Flashback” also features photos of the interviewees from the one-of-a-kind Leo Bauby Photo Collection, emphasizing Chicago baseball. Many photos are available to the general public directly on Ebay via seller name Soxphotos soxphotos | eBay.

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