Sunday, December 11, 2011

Pictures of the Day

Comiskey Park, Chicago, Wednesday, September 9, 1931, as Cubs Hall of Fame catcher Gabby Hartnett signs autograph for a beaming proud Papa "Scarface" Al Capone's son Albert "Sonny" Capone. Hartnett draw ire from Commissioner "Mountain" Landis, who was in attendance at the game, for his association with Capone. The Cubs and White Sox were playing a charity game at the southside ballpark.

Wigley Field, Chicago, April 21, 1926, as new Cubs Manager John McGraw comes over to talk with team owner William Wigley prior to the team's home opener against Cincinnati. Wigley and 33,000 cubs fans went home happy as Cubs defeated the Reds 4-3.

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