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Old 03-17-2014, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Golden Sox View Post
1) From what I have read, I always found it interesting that during the 1919 Series Joe Jackson informed Comiskey of the fix and he wanted to sit out the rest of the series. If that is true, that should of been brought out by Comiskey. If anything, Comiskey should of told the news media what Jackson told him about the fix.
2) Maybe the news media at the time didn't look to be that interested in the story simply because alot of the baseball games were fixed during that time. There are a number of baseball historians who think the World Series of 1914 and 1918 were fixed. As a matter of fact, the Grand Jury testimony of Eddie Cicotte told of how he thought the Cubs threw the 1918 World Series.
Interesting that Eddie Collins was a member of the losing squads in both 1914 and 1919.
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