Part 1 of 2 - The 1919 Chicago Black Sox Scandal


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The Black Sox Scandal was a Major League Baseball scandal in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for money from a gambling syndicate. Despite acquittals in a public trial in 1921, Judge Landis permanently banned all eight men from professional baseball.

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