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Charlie Comiskey from the Chronology
Jan 5, 1925 - During the White Sox and Giants' tour of Europe‚ the French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw‚ Charlie Comiskey‚ and Hugh Jennings for their efforts to advance the game in France.
Dec 19, 1914 - Washington manager Clark Griffith meets with Walter Johnson in KC and convinces the star to re-sign for $12‚500‚ considerably less than his recent contract with the ChiFeds‚ with the assurance that Griffith would convince the Washington management to spring for a bigger contract later. Washington will later sign Johnson to $16‚000 a year for five years. Griffith gets $6‚000 from Charlie Comiskey to allow Johnson to repay his ChiFed signing bonus.
Dec 21, 1911 - In the New York Evening Journal‚ 80's player-manager Sam Crane picks his all-time greatest list‚ in response to a list that Charles Comiskey compiled. Crane graciously faults Comiskey for not including himself‚ as well as for not going back far enough. He lists 20 in chronological order: G.Wright‚ R. Barnes‚ C. Anson‚ M. Kelly‚ C. Radbourn, F. Dunlap‚ Buck Ewing‚ J. Ward‚ C. Comiskey‚ B. Lange‚ J. McGraw‚ L. Lajoie‚ F. Clarke‚ H. Wagner‚ W. Keeler‚ J. Collins‚ C. Mathewson‚ H. Chase‚ T. Cobb‚ and E. Collins.
Nov 4, 1891 - Charlie Comiskey having had enough of Browns owner Chris Von der Ahe signs to manage and captain the NL Cincinnati Reds.
May 1, 1887 - Charlie Comiskey triples and steals home and later homers to lead the Browns to a 14-13 victory over Cleveland. St. Louis scores 74 runs in a 4-game sweep and is on its way to becoming the first team ever to score over 1000 runs in a season.
Sep 5, 1886 - Dave Foutz is pitching for St. Louis with Pete Browning on first base. Charlie Comiskey playing deep behind 1B as Browning takes a long lead distracts the runner with small talk. Foutz suddenly runs from the pitcher's box and tags Browning out the first instance of a pitcher picking off a runner unassisted.
Oct 15, 1885 - Game 2 of the championship series is forfeited to Chicago. In the top of the 6th inning Browns manager Charlie Comiskey calls his men off the field to protest a ruling made by umpire Sullivan.
Sep 5, 1884 - With his St. Louis Browns (AA) in 5th place manager Jimmy Williams resigns to become clerk of the Ohio Republican State Committee. 1B-captain Charlie Comiskey will pilot the Browns to a 16-7 record the rest of the way.