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    1959 Chicago White Sox & Los Angeles Dodgers World Series Black Bat Collection of 8 From Charles Comiskey Jr. Collection. Originating from the collection of Charles Comiskey Jr. are these eight World Series black bats. Seven of the bats were issued in honor of the White Sox participation in the Fall Classic and the final one pays tribute to the victorious Dodgers. Many of the bats still have the "Compliments of Louisville Slugger" card still attached. Two of the boxes have a shipping address to Comiskey Jr.


    The Comiskey Collection


    It's a name that remains synonymous with Chicago White Sox baseball, and one properly immortalized in Cooperstown bronze. The collection that appears in the lots that follow spans six decades of the team's history, beginning with what may be the earliest ChiSox document in private hands, and continuing on to feature a wide assortment of material from sons J. Louis and Charles A. Comiskey II, who carried on the ownership of the club following their father's passing. Many of the key moments in team history are memorialized, from the team's first World Series appearance in 1906, to the famous World Tour of 1913-14, to the club's eventual sale to another Hall of Fame executive, Bill Veeck, in 1959. All items were stored for decades in the attic of Charles Junior's home before they were acquired by our consignor, and they make their auction debut here.


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    May, 2014
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