How much was Charles Comiskey worth?
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Baseball Player|
|Date of Birth:||August 15, 1859|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Charles Comiskey
- Born: Aug. 15, 1859 in Chicago
- Died: Oct. 26, 1931
- Teams: Played St. Louis Browns or Brown Stockings (1882-1889, 1891), Chicago Pirates (1890) and Cincinnati Reds (1892-1894); Chicago White Sox owner (1901-31).
- Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1939
- Batted: Right
- Threw: Right
- Primary position: First base
- Played 13 seasons and had a .264 lifetime average with 1,530 hits.
- One of only two players, along with Pete Browning, to ever have 200 hits, 100 stolen bases, 100 RBI, and 100 runs in a season (1887).
- Player-manager of the the St. Louis Browns of the American Association, and won four league titles from 1885-88.
- Founder and owner of the Chicago White Sox after the formation of the American League and won championships in 1901, 1906, 1917 and 1919.
- Was considered stingy even for his time, and that contributed to several his players throwing the 1919 World Series in the Black Sox scandal.
- Comiskey Park, the longtime home of the White Sox, was named after him.
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