Here’s the baseball card portrait of Charles Comiskey (aka Charlie Comiskey), when he was the first baseman for the St. Louis Browns, as seen on a card issued with packages of cigarettes in the late 1880s. Comiskey went on to own the Chicago White Sox, and also built Comiskey Park, which opened in 1910.

Charles Comiskey baseball card

See the back of this baseball trading card, listing the most famous sportsmen of the era, here.

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