Chicago White Sox Collectibles And Memorabilia

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Chicago White Sox Collectibles And Memorabilia

Chicago White Sox Collectibles And Memorabilia are items connected with the American baseball team.

 

Brief history/biography

The Chicago White Sox are a professional American baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.

The team formed in 1894 and were originally called the Sioux City Cornhuskers until they changed their name to the St. Paul Saints from 1895 to 1899. The team was also called the White Stockings in 1900, until changing their name to the Chicago White Sox in 1901.

The team has won three World Series titles in 1906, 1917 and 2005, six AL Pennants in 1901, 1906, 1917, 1919, 1959 and 2005, one WL Pennant in 1894, and two West Division titles in 1983 and 1993.

Types of Chicago White Sox Collectibles And Memorabilia

Jerseys

Grey Flannel Auctions, Inc. in Westhampton, New York sold Carlton Fisk's 1991 Chicago White Sox game-used home jersey for $2,000 in September of 2006.

Uniforms

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold Urban "Red" Faber's 1920 game-used Chicago White Sox uniform for $57,500 in August of 2011.

Sotheby's in New York sold Jimmy Dykes' Chicago White Sox jersey and pants (circa 1933) for $16,800 in December of 2005.

Grey Flannel Auctions, Inc. in Westhampton, New York sold Michael Jordan's 1994 Chicago White Sox game-used jersey and pants for $2,000 in September of 2006.

Baseball bats

Dan Morphy Auctions LLC in Denver, Pennsylvania sold a baseball bat that was used in the Chicago White Sox 2005 World Series Championship game for $16,000 in December of 2005.

Photographs

Sotheby's in New York sold a panoramic photograph of the entire 1916 Chicago White Sox team for $5,000 in April of 2008.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a panoramic photograph of the Chicago White Sox and the New York Giants (circa 1913) for $3,875 in April of 2010.

Robert Edward Auctions in Watchung, New Jersey sold a panoramic photograph of the Chicago White Sox (circa 1916) for $4,250 in May of 2004.

Championship Watches

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a 1906 Chicago White Sox World Championship watch which was presented to James "Hub" Hart for $17,500 in August of 2011.

Press pins

Robert Edward Auctions in Watchung, New Jersey sold a 1917 White Sox World Series press pin for $2,500 in May of 2004.

Tickets

Robert Edward Auctions in Watchung, New Jersey sold a 1919 Chicago White Sox World Series "game three" ticket stub for $3,000 in May of 2004.

Passes

Sotheby's in New York sold a 14K gold Chicago White Sox "Lifetimes Pass" which was presented to former heavyweight boxing champion John L. Sullivan by the former Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey for $10,200 in December of 2005.

Guide for Chicago White Sox Collectibles And Memorabilia collectors

Memorabilia that was once signed, owned or used by Urban "Red" Faber (who played for the team from 1914 to 1933), Jimmy Dykes (from (1933 to 1939), or Carlton Fisk (from 1981 to 1993) is considered to be the most valuable.

Memorabilia that dates back to before the 1950s is considered to be more rare than memorabilia from the 1960s to present.

Restoration of a Chicago White Sox uniform, jersey, helmet, baseball, baseball bat, program or photograph is not recommended.

For more information regarding where to find Chicago White Sox memorabilia, visit the Chicago White Sox's official website, Sports Memorabilia or Grand Stand Sox.

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