Times Square, 1919 — World Series results on remote scoreboard. The cross roads of the world have sure changed.

Times Square, 1919 — World Series results on remote scoreboard. The cross roads of the world have sure changed.

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" Meyer Wolfshiem? No, he's a gambler." Gatsby hesitated, then added coolly: " He's the man who fixed the world series back in 1919."  Pg.78

" Meyer Wolfshiem? No, he's a gambler." Gatsby hesitated, then added coolly: " He's the man who fixed the world series back in 1919." Pg.78

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Great color shot of the 1919 World Series in Cincinnati. This series featured the Cincinnati Reds vs. the Chicago White Sox. The Reds won the series, but a few of the White Sox players were accused of  purposely losing the series in return for a large payday from a gambling ring. The subsequent trial, acquittal, public outrage, and lifetime bans for certain White Sox players was known as the Black Sox scandal.

Great color shot of the 1919 World Series in Cincinnati. This series featured the Cincinnati Reds vs. the Chicago White Sox. The Reds won the series, but a few of the White Sox players were accused of purposely losing the series in return for a large payday from a gambling ring. The subsequent trial, acquittal, public outrage, and lifetime bans for certain White Sox players was known as the Black Sox scandal.

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The 1919 World Series, which featured the Chicago White Sox versus the Cincinnati Reds, resulted in the most famous scandal in baseball history.  Eight members of the White Sox were banned for life from baseball for throwing the World Series games, including the great "Shoeless" Joe Jackson http://www.clearbuck.com/about.htm

The 1919 World Series, which featured the Chicago White Sox versus the Cincinnati Reds, resulted in the most famous scandal in baseball history. Eight members of the White Sox were banned for life from baseball for throwing the World Series games, including the great "Shoeless" Joe Jackson http://www.clearbuck.com/about.htm

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Bestseller Books Online Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series David Pietrusza $12.91

Bestseller Books Online Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series David Pietrusza $12.91

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Chicago White Sox centerfielder Oscar Happy Felsch in 1920, his final season in the majors before being banned for life for his role as one of the eight men out who fixed the 1919 World Series.

Chicago White Sox centerfielder Oscar Happy Felsch in 1920, his final season in the majors before being banned for life for his role as one of the eight men out who fixed the 1919 World Series.

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The Chicago White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds during the 1919 World Series and eight players were later accused of fixing the series. The 1921 Black Sox trial acquitted the eight ball players, but they were banned for life from playing professional baseball. The eight acquitted players are White Sox pitcher Eddie Cicotte, first baseman Arnold 'Chick' Gandil, shortstop Charles 'Swede' Risberg, center fielder Oscar 'Happy' Felsch, pitcher Claude 'Lefty' Willi...

The Chicago White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds during the 1919 World Series and eight players were later accused of fixing the series. The 1921 Black Sox trial acquitted the eight ball players, but they were banned for life from playing professional baseball. The eight acquitted players are White Sox pitcher Eddie Cicotte, first baseman Arnold 'Chick' Gandil, shortstop Charles 'Swede' Risberg, center fielder Oscar 'Happy' Felsch, pitcher Claude 'Lefty' Willi...

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