Charles Comiskey

Charles Comiskey
Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1939
Primary team: Chicago White Sox
Primary position: Executive

Charles Comiskey experienced success as a player, manager and owner for a half century. He became player-manager of the American Association’s St. Louis Browns at age 24 in 1883 and won four consecutive pennants from 1885 to 1888. He was one of the founders of the upstart American League in 1901 and owned the Chicago White Sox for 31 years, winning four pennants. In 1910, he built famed Comiskey Park, an impressive steel and concrete structure that lasted 80 years.

"I do not care if war will never cease. My lot is just as sweet, as any man's. You never hear me hollering for peace - I've got the fans. "
Charles Comiskey, 1915

Career stats

ESSENTIAL STATS
Year Inducted: 1939
Primary Team: Chicago White Sox
Position Played: Executive
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Birth place: Chicago, Illinois
Birth year: 1859
Died: 1931, Eagle River, Wisconsin
Played for:
St. Louis Brown Stockings (1882-1889)
Chicago Pirates (1890)
St. Louis Brown Stockings (1891)
Cincinnati Reds (1892-1894)
Managed:
St. Louis Brown Stockings (1882-1889)
Chicago Pirates (1890)
St. Louis Brown Stockings (1891)
Cincinnati Reds (1892-1894)