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1920 Major League Baseball season

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Indians v. Yankees 1920

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Hot Stove on the most improved non-postseason teams

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Major League Baseball celebrates Black History Month

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MLB Oldest Players

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President recognizes players from the 1920s "Negro League"

The 1920 Major League Baseball season, was the first to be presided over by the newly created office of Baseball Commissioner. In the wake of the Black Sox scandal, the credibility of baseball had been tarnished with the public and fans and the owners of the teams clamored for credibility to be restored. A three-person National Commission ran the major and minor leagues – composed of the American League President, National League President, and one team owner – but the owners felt that creating one position with near-unlimited authority was the answer. In the World Series, the Cleveland Indians triumphed over the Brooklyn Robins, 5–2.
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