Chicago Whales 1915 T-Shirt
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Description: Soft, classic and ready to wear. We've printed our favorite historic teams on this 6-ounce cotton to make the perfect T-Shirt.
- 6-ounce pre-shrunk 100% cotton
- Imported, Printed in USA
- Item #: CWL15T
League: Federal League
History: The ChiFeds were christened the "Whales" in 1915, their third season. Owner Charles Weeghman was determined to outdo the rival Cubs and White Sox, and built a state-of-the-art ballpark on the North Side named after himself (of course). In the settlement that ended the Federal League, Weeghman was allowed to purchase the Cubs and move them into his ballpark, eventually re-named Wrigley Field. The Whales brought the first pennant to the North Side in 1915. There would not be another until the Cubs won the NL title in 1945.