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The chalk lines which enclose the coaching boxes were added to the field diagram after Charles Comiskey had demonstrated their necessity. Comiskey and (fellow coach) Bill Gleason used to plant themselves on each side of the visiting catcher and comment on his breeding, personal habits, and skill as a receiver, or rather lack of it. This solicitous attention did not add to the efficiency of the backstop, so for the sake of not unduly increasing the population of the insane asylums or encouraging justifiable homicide, the coacher's box was invented. This helped out the catcher, but the pitcher and other players on the opposing team were still at the mercy of Comiskey, and I know of no man who had a sharper tongue, who was in command of more biting sarcasm, or who was quicker at repartee.

Reflecting back on Charles Comiskey's coaching days during the 1880's and 1890's and one of his "contributions" to the game of baseball

Around 1910
James A. Hart
Chicago Cubs

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