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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.

"The Tour to End All Tours," 10 years after

The author reflects on writing the award-winning book about the White Sox and Giants' trip around the world, and the people it touched

Q&A: "The Tour to End All Tours" author

The man behind the book about the 1913-14 White Sox-Giants world tour answers more questions about the subject

The White Sox around the world, 100 years later

Offseason series will offer a day-by-day account of the tour that sent Charles Comiskey's Sox and John McGraw's Giants to five continents

White Sox-Giants World Tour: March 10, 1914

A spectacular journey comes to its official end at the Congress Hotel in Chicago

White Sox-Giants World Tour: March 7, 1914

The globe-girdlers return to a raucous welcome in New York, and find that the Federal League is highly interested in their services

White Sox-Giants World Tour: March 3, 1914

With the baseball portion of the journey wrapped up, the tourists head to Liverpool and hop aboard the Lusitania for the voyage home

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 26, 1914

The 46th and final game between the globetrotting teams thrills the biggest crowd of the tour in London, including His Majesty

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 22, 1914

Both dates in Paris are rained out, and the locals are none too pleased

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 21. 1914

Continuous rain cancels the game, but it doesn't stop the tourists from living it up in Paris

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 16, 1914

The tourists take a break from gambling and partying to play their first game in Europe

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 13, 1914

Tourists close out three full days in Rome without playing a game thanks to awful weather

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 12, 1914

Persistent wet weather spoils any chance for baseball, so the athletes have to settle for wrestling

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 11, 1914

The first of three dates in Rome is rained out, allowing the tourists to direct all their attention to the Vatican

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

The tourists cut across the Mediterranean, see a volcano erupt, and lose an umpire to mummies

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Feb. 2, 1914

The tourists bring baseball to the pyramids, then take it to each other on the field

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Dec. 7, 1913

Japan's best collegiate team takes its cuts against the world's premier ballplayers and makes an impression

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Dec. 6, 1913

The tourists finally reach land, and hours later are plying their trade in Tokyo

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Typhoon

The R.M.S. Empress of Japan runs headfirst into the worst storm in the ship's 10-year history

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Happy Thanksgiving

The globetrotting ballplayers who can stomach eating on rough seas celebrate the holiday

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Pacific Ocean update

Rough seas greet the tourists immediately upon departure from British Columbia

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Nov. 19, 1913

Two Washington dates are canceled, but it's just as well for the Japan-bound ballplayers

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Nov. 18, 1913

The White Sox tie the series at 15 on the tourists' last full day on American soil

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Nov. 17, 1913

The first game in the Pacific Northwest is shortened by wholly stereotypical weather

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Nov. 16, 1913

A two-city doubleheader closes out the tourists' stay in California

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Nov. 15, 1913

Christy Mathewson packs the park and puts on a show, with an assist from Bill Klem

World Tour: Nov. 14, 1913

A comedy act kicks off the festivities, and a hard-fought comeback ends them

World Tour: Nov. 13, 1913

A four-day, five-game stay in the Bay Area starts with a victory in Oakland

World Tour: Nov. 12, 1913

A rainout cancels the game in Sacramento, but Charles Comiskey is still on schedule to join his club in the Bay Area

World Tour: Nov. 11, 1913

Another day is dominated by an unforeseen animal contest, but this one lacks the cruelty of a badger fight

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Nov. 10, 1913

More than 4,000 fans turn out in San Diego to see a local boy make good

World Tour: Nov. 8, 1913 - Nov. 9, 1913

Large crowds in Los Angeles witness the wildest and worst game of the tour yet

World Tour: Nov. 5, 1913 - Nov. 7, 1913

The unfamiliar southwest climate plays tricks on pitching and defense

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