Did you know that a century ago eight players from the Chicago White Sox baseball club conspired with professional gamblers to rig the outcome of the 1919 World Series. Here is a recent op-ed (NYT) by John Thorn, a historian of Major League Baseball, about this incident, and here are two Wikipedia entries: “1919 World Series” and “Black Sox Scandal.”
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