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Today in White Sox History: January 19

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The longtime South Side home site was secured on this day, 112 years ago

Construction of Comiskey Park (1910).

1909

Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey purchased a piece of land on the corner of 35th and Shields from Roxanna Bowen. The site would be used to build the Comiskey Park on, starting in March 1910.