On January 31 2003 — 2003 – In an effort to secure funding for a major re-design of the 12-year old “New” Comiskey Park, the Chicago White Sox announces the ballpark will now be known as U.S. Cellular Field. The 23-year deal with the wireless service provider, which will pay the White Sox $68 million, changes the name used for home by the Southsiders since 1910.

 


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