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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.

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

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

Scottish royalty treats the ballplayers like kings in Ceylon

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Crossing the equator

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Australian leg of tour rolls along with two victories in Sydney

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

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

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

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

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

Prison, showers in Manila. Please note the comma.

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

John McGraw's former teammate helps the Philippines roll out the red carpet for the tourists in Manila

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Dec. 14, 1913

A yellow flag in the morning leads to a rushed day in Hong Kong

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Dec. 11, 1913

Daylong downpours prevent players from staging game in front of the tour's biggest crowd yet

White Sox-Giants World Tour: Dec. 9, 1913

The tourists travel across Japan and get into some trouble in Nagasaki

World Tour: Nov. 2, 1913 - Nov. 4, 1913

The schedule's first rainout leads to the most peculiar day of the trip ... so far

World Tour: Oct. 29, 1913 - Nov. 1, 1913

Everything's bigger in Texas, and that includes train travel headaches

World Tour: Oct. 25, 1913 - Oct. 28, 1913

Pitching duel of the (early) century indirectly results in death and injury in Tulsa

World Tour: Oct. 21, 1913 - Oct. 24, 1913

The tourists endure early cold, but the plains offer plenty of warmth

World Tour: Oct. 18, 1913 - Oct. 20, 1913

The ambitious plan to take baseball around the globe begins in Cincinnati

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