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Eight Chicago White Sox players suspended in the "Black Sox" scandal...
Item # 651900
September 29, 1920
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, Sept. 29, 1920
* Chicago White "Black" Sox
* World Series Scandal breaks
* Players suspended from team
* Pitcher Eddie Cicotte confesses
The top of the front page has a nice heading on the "Black Sox" scandal from the 1919 World Series: "Eight Chicago Players Suspended Following Cicotte's Confession"" with subheads: "Pitching 'Ace' of White Sox Admits That He Was Influenced by Professional Gamblers to 'Throw' 1919 Series" "Filled With Remorse, Asserts the Twirler" "Hopes of Comiskey Machine Practically Killed in Official Edict Barring Players From Further Participation in Close Pennant Chase".
The report takes an entire ftpg. column and concludes on page 10. Page nice has a nice graphic headed: "Serious Charges Grow Out Of Baseball Gambling Quiz."
Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins.
Category: The 20th Century