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    Circa 1970 Bates Listfinder Personal Rolodex of Charles Comiskey II. 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.

    Ever wanted to look up the number for a former major league star? With a little time travel, this Bates Listfinder rolodex will have the number of the legendary Hank Greenberg at your fingertips, among countless other baseball VIPs. Measuring about 6x8" and one inch deep, unit is in excellent working condition.


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    Auction Dates
    Dec-Jan, 2015
    14th-11th Sunday-Sunday
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