September 24, 2020

This Week in 1920s Baseball, Episode 18: ORGANIZED B.B. PROBE STARTS IN CHICAGO

This week in This Week in 1920s Baseball, Matt and Josh (aka Sweetbread and Bucketfoot) cover the scandal of all scandals! It was this week (mid-September) of 1920 that the news broke in papers all over the country that the White Sox threw the 1919 World Series. A grand jury was quickly convened in Chicago with subpoenas going out to league officials, team owners,  managers, and more. Shortly thereafter, pitcher Eddie Cicotte admitted his role, as did “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and the rest of the famous “eight men out.” Oh yeah, and there’s a pennant race going on as well. Hear all about it on This Week in 1920s Baseball! 

 

This Week in 1920s Baseball
This Week in 1920s Baseball
This Week in 1920s Baseball, Episode 18: ORGANIZED B.B. PROBE STARTS IN CHICAGO
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