White Sox-Giants World Tour 100th Anniversary

A daily account of the world exhibition tour between the Chicago White Sox and New York Giants over the winter of 1913-14.

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 1, 1914

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The tourists navigate the Suez Canal, see ancient wonders, and play a tooth-and-nail ballgame to a draw

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Jan. 23, 1914

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Scottish royalty treats the ballplayers like kings in Ceylon

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Crossing the equator

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Except for seven hours in Western Australia, the tourists find ways to pass the time aboard a steamship

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Jan. 9, 1914

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The tourists can only stop for a couple hours in Adelaide, disappointing the locals

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Jan. 8, 1914

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The Australians can't compete with the Americans in baseball, but the two traveling teams are equally matched in an extra-innings affair

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Jan. 7, 1914

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In which ballplayers are wined, dined and entertained at four events prior to a high-scoring game, and Australians explain the business of baseball

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Jan. 5, 1914

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The players -- and a suit-wearing Charles Comiskey -- try their hands at cricket

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Jan. 3, 1914

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Australian leg of tour rolls along with two victories in Sydney

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Jan. 1, 1914

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The globetrotters land in Australia, celebrate the New Year late and play their first game early

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Dec. 25, 1913

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Homesick tourists are able to put together a traditional Christmas with tropical geography

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