Originally Posted by Golden Sox
People seem to forget that Joe Jackson and the other so called Black Sox were put on trial in criminal court and were all found not guilty. Jackson was told by his lawyer that if he was found not guilty he would be playing baseball again. I'm surprised to this day that the Black Sox didn't sue MLB for being banned from the game after being found not guilty in criminal court.
No one forgets that. They would never have won. If his attorney really did tell him that, it wasn't his place to do so.