Black Sox Scandal

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Rare Footage of Scandal-Hit World Series Found —in Permafrost

Yukon find shows 1919 'Black Sox' series

(Newser) - Footage of one of the most shameful episodes in baseball history has been found in one of the last places you'd look for anything—under a disused ice rink in the Yukon. The newsreel film of the infamously fixed 1919 World Series between the Chicago White Sox and the... More »

A New Window Into BlackSox Scandal Opens

Historians intrigued by emergence of newly uncovered documents

(Newser) - A previously unseen series of documents related to the 1919 Black Sox scandal, in which players were accused of plotting to fix the World Series, goes up for auction this week, reports the Chicago Tribune. The papers, appearing to date from the criminal trial of eight Chicago White Sox players... More »

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