Field of Dreams

sicomiskeySports Illustrated, 2002

White Sox fans sleep in Comiskey for a night

Last weekend 250 die-hard White Sox paid $250 each to attend Sleepover Night at Comiskey Park…SI sent writer John Sellers to the slumber party.

10:06 p.m. They finally allow us onto the field. Chaos quickly ensues. Everyone has decided to fulfill the same fantasy of shagging flies in Comiskey’s outfield. Balls fly everywhere. A kid in a Frank Thomas jersey runs over five sleeping bags to snare a fly– and lands on his face.

11:24 p.m. An elderly White Sox staffer dressed in a cap and nightgown arrives to tuck people in. This mainly consists of his kissing women on the lips.

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