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LOC Chronicling America: The Chicago Black Sox Scandal
Striiiike! 8 Men Out!" Soon after the Cincy Reds win the 1919 World Series rumors spread that gamblers paid eight Chicago White Sox players (later nicknamed The Black Sox) to "throw" the game. An investigation is launched and though a grand jury acquits the players, they're banned from playing professional baseball ever again. Read more about it!
The information and sample article links provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in the Chronicling America: American Historic Newspapers digital collection.
Entry from the Library of Congress Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room.
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