The 1919 World Series Fix that Tarnished America's Pastime
Lefty Williams of the 1919 Chicago White Sox
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A grand jury indicts the Chicago White Sox players in the "Black Sox Scandal.
The 1919 Chicago White Sox season was their 19th season in the American League. They won 88 games to advance to the World Series but lost to the Cincinnati Reds. More significantly, some of the players were found to have taken money from gamblers in return for throwing the series. The "Black Sox Scandal" had permanent ramifications for baseball, including the establishment of the office of Commissioner of Baseball.
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