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    the leaders of the world needed to come together to determine how to restore European society. In June 1919 the Treaty of Versailles was finalized, outlining what was to take place in the post-war world. Because World War I was such an important event in world history a great deal of literature has been written about the events before, during and after the war. Margaret MacMillan’s book Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World describes how the Treaty of Versailles was developed and attempts to

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    1919 world series

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    The 1919 World series resulted in the most famous Scandal in Baseball history. Eight players from the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the series against the Reds and were banned from Major League Baseball. (“History files-Chicago Black Sox”) All eight players were expelled in an attempt to save the purity of the game. The White Sox lost the opening game of the series nine to one, and then ended up losing the series five games to three. (“Black Sox Scandal”) They had won the American league

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    worry about crime and everyone did right naturally. I found this to be as untrue as I researched the greatest sports scandal of all time, The 1919 World series. Corruption, money, greed, power, and even organized crime were major factors in this landmark game of 1919. This proves that even America’s pastime had it’s lowest point. Heading into the Series of 1919, the White Sox were considered the best team of the 20th century. The Sox boasted a lineup that included three eventual Hall of Famers; Collins

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    The Year 1919

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    What makes a year special? What makes a year memorable? It’s the things that people remembered in the year. 1919 in American was a year where people were settling down. The World War One just ended, the World Series was rigged, there was an influenza epidemic, there was a president trying to make peace with other countries, and people wore brightly colored clothing. The America in 1919, Had a president who was really focused on peace for the United States. The President was Woodrow Wilson. Woodrow

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    The 1919 Black Sox Scandal The 1919 World Series resulted in the most famous scandal in baseball history. Eight players from the Chicago White Sox (later nicknamed the Black Sox) were accused of throwing the series against the Cincinnati Reds. Details of the scandal and the extent to which each man was involved have always been unclear. It was, however, front-page news across the country and, despite being acquitted of criminal charges, the players were banned from professional baseball for

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    1919 World Series History

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    The 1919 World Series occurred between the Cincinnati Reds, and the Chicago White Sox. During this eight game battle, the Reds beat the Sox five games to three in a best of nine game series. The World Series is typically a seven game series played between the best team in the American League, and the best team in the National League. In order for a team to get into the World Series, they must first win their division, then win in the playoffs. This was the first time the Reds won the World Series

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    Though being rife with scandal throughout the 160 year history of Major League Baseball, the 1919 World Series fixing scandal stands out as the most controversial. This World Series was not just controversial for the gambling that was involved, but how the team was managed, and how some players were unjustly punished for their role in the scandal. “Shoeless” Joe Jackson; a player that to this day has the third highest batting average, and has maintained his innocence up to his death in 1951. Jackson

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    1919 Black Sox Scandal

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    The 1919 Black Sox Scandal In 1919, eight of the Chicago White Sox allegedly threw the World Series. Charles Comiskey was the ruthless owner of the White Sox and was the main motive of the sox to throw the series. Chick Gandil was the first player to get involved and then he spread it to the other players on the team. The act by these players would be called the Black Sox Scandal. The Scandal nearly ruined America’s pastime. The baseball commissioner, Judge Landis, banned all eight of the players

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    White Sox owner, Charles Comiskey. This type of scandal more than likely would never happen today, due to the high pay baseball players now receive along with them being ban from baseball (future high salary). Finally, due to the reverse clause during 1919, I personally do not begrudge the players for throwing the game due to their low pay and needing to make ends meet. After all, it was normally during this time for players to work close with gamblers for this

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    Rough Draft Baseball. America’s pastime. Worldwide sport. The best sport in America. But, in 1919 the industry of baseball was affected terribly. The 1919 World Series ( the World Series being one of the biggest events in America) was one of the darkest events in sports history. Arnold Rothstein, a notorious gambler in New York, created one of the biggest scandals in sports at the time. He rigged the 1919 World Series. At this time, no one would even think of pulling off such a huge scandal. But he

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