Watch Rare Footage Of The Black Sox Throwing The 1919 World Series

Watch Rare Footage Of The Black Sox Throwing The 1919 World Series

Excerpt from the British Canadian Pathé News showing various baseball games between the Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds in the 1919 World Series.

September 28, 1920 – Eight members of the Chicago White Sox were indicted by a grand jury for conspiring with gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series in what became known as the Black Sox Scandal. The players were acquitted by the jury, but they were still banned for life from professional baseball. (From the Daily Bleed)

CHICAGO WHITE SOX infamous "black sox" scandal series where 8 white sox, including great shoeless joe jackson, were charged with having conspired to 'fix" the world series by losing games intentionally

Chicago White Sox centerfielder Oscar Happy Felsch in 1920, his final season in the majors before being banned for life for his role as one of the eight men out who fixed the 1919 World Series.

1920 - Chicago White Sox centerfielder Oscar (Happy) Felsch - It was his final season in the majors before being banned for life for his role as one of the eight men from the White Sox who fixed the 1919 World Series.

Did Shoeless Joe Jackson conspire to throw the 1919 World Series?

With the third-highest career batting average in Major League Baseball history Joseph Jefferson “Shoeless Joe” Jackson would certain.

The 1919 World Series, which featured the Chicago White Sox versus the Cincinnati Reds, resulted in the most famous scandal in baseball history.  Eight members of the White Sox were banned for life from baseball for throwing the World Series games, including the great "Shoeless" Joe Jackson http://www.clearbuck.com/about.htm

Before the fall: the ill-fated 1919 Chicago White Sox strike relaxed poses for a team picture. Eight White Sox players were later charged with conspiracy to commit fraud after taking money to throw baseball games during the World Series.

1919 World Series ring auctions for $166,000 with Lelands

1919 WORLD SERIES: A World Series ring from the most scandalous events in baseball history, which ended up in the possession of a milkman, is currently selling at Lelands Spring Sports & Americana auction.

Comiskey Park, 1919 World Series. Note how the far right field seats would have a terrible view of field. That must be Gandil at first for White Sox.

Comiskey Park, 1919 World Series. Note how the far right field seats would have a terrible view of field. That must be Gandil at first for White Sox.

Hero lefty pitcher Dickey Kerr at 1919 World Series

"Dickie Kerr of the White Sox and Ray Fisher of the Reds share a last, fond embrace just before they started fighting in First World Series game at Chicago - Kerr won.

1919 World Series Photo Shows 'Honest Dickey' Kerr, Crooked Lefty Williams

One of the "clean" Sox, pitcher, Dickie Kerr takes his warm up tosses before pitching in the 1919 World Series against Cincinnati, as one of the "dirty" Sox, Lefty Williams observes from behind him.

Eddie Collins, Heinie Groh, 1919 World Series. This appears before Game One. Groh and Collins about 5'9". Players this height would not even be scouted today. Collins in Hall of Fame, Groh played 15 years, over 1700 hits.

Eddie Collins, Heinie Groh, 1919 World Series. This appears before Game One. Groh and Collins about Players this height would not even be scouted today. Collins in Hall of Fame, Groh played 15 years, over 1700 hits.

Rare footage of 1919 World Series discovered in Canadian archive | SABR. "The Pathé newsreel begins out of chronological order with footage of Dickey Kerr and the White Sox winning Game Three, along with some game action from that day at Comiskey Park. (Reds pitcher Ray Fisher's error in the second inning can be clearly seen at the 0:53 mark.)"

Rare footage of 1919 World Series discovered in Canadian archive

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