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    Title: The Scandal that involves Black Sox Topic: The Black Sox Scandal General Purpose: To inform about the audience about the historical event known as the Black Sox scandal. Specific Purpose: To explain the owner mistreatment of the players, the details of the scandal, trail that followed, and the effects of the scandal had. Introduction Attention Material: In 1919, the Chicago White Sox, a major league baseball team located in Chicago, Illinois, was one of the best teams in baseball. They had

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    Black Sox Scandal

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    “Baseball’s Darkest Hour” or “The Black Sox Scandal of 1919” all names given to the 1919 World Series when eight players of the Chicago White Sox took money from gamblers to throw the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. Gamblers have been involved in baseball since the start of it. There were even multiple stories of the gambles fixing games so the outcome is in their favor but no one ever tried to fix a World Series until 1919. Even though the gamblers were fixing games no one ever did anything

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    Black Sox Fix Scandal

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    Black Sox Fix: The Scandal that Went Down in History Today, if the World Series was fixed, the nation would be in disbelief. Nowadays gambling is not relevant but in the 1900’s it was. The Black Sox Fix was a major scandal involving eight Chicago White Sox players who threw the World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. These eight players were all offered different sums of money if they threw the series. The World Series was best out of nine games and the winning team would need to win five. The

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    1919 Black Sox Scandal

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    Chicago White Sox, who cheated to lose the 1919 Major League Pennant. The 1919 World Series Black Sox Scandal was a conglomerate effort made possible by underpaid players, greedy gamblers, and by the end, eye-raising threats and acquittals. At the beginning of the twentieth century and the outset of the professional sports industry the existence of underpaid players at the premier level of athletics was a legitimate problem. It was this problem that played a role in the fixing of the

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    The film showed how with the black Sox scandal that there is no way to regulate the player on the teams that they needed to create a governing body that will decide if a player is eligible to play professional baseball, based on the actin that the committed. The very first commissioner of baseball was Kenesaw Mountain Landis who came into power because of the Black Sox scandal. The commissioner was given absolute power so his decision was final without any dispute. He decided that with the players

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    sport in America in the early 20th century. However, the reputation was eventually ruined with a major scandal known as the Black Sox Scandal. The scandal is notorious for being the largest sporting scandal in the nation’s history and causing baseball to have this devastating event haunt it forever. The men who were a part of the Black Sox Scandal did not have a valid a reason to partake in the scandal because it was unethical and tainted baseball forever. Before the sport of baseball was tainted, it

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    Black Sox Scandal In the year 1919 a huge sports scandal shocked baseball. The Black Sox Scandal occurred in the 1919 World Series where the White Sox played against the Reds. This Scandal is the reason why professional sports banned gambling on your own team and players can’t bet on themselves.The Scandal was about two gamblers approaching the White Sox and telling the players who at the time were making a very low amount of money due to the great depression; who offered them White Sox players

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    The 1919 Black Sox Scandal In 1919, eight of the Chicago White Sox allegedly threw the World Series. Charles Comiskey was the ruthless owner of the White Sox and was the main motive of the sox to throw the series. Chick Gandil was the first player to get involved and then he spread it to the other players on the team. The act by these players would be called the Black Sox Scandal. The Scandal nearly ruined America's pastime. The baseball commissioner, Judge Landis, banned all eight of the players

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    The 1919 Black Sox Scandal The 1919 World Series resulted in the most famous scandal in baseball history. Eight players from the Chicago White Sox (later nicknamed the Black Sox) were accused of throwing the series against the Cincinnati Reds. Details of the scandal and the extent to which each man was involved have always been unclear. It was, however, front-page news across the country and, despite being acquitted of criminal charges, the players were banned from professional baseball

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    Specific Purpose: I would like to inform people on the 1919 Black Sox Scandal in Major League Baseball. Introduction Attention Getter: In 2008 the New York Giants won the Super Bowl by defeating the previously unbeaten New England Patriots in what most sports fans call one of the greatest upsets in sports history. What would you think if I told you the Patriots lost the game on purpose? They didn’t, but in 1919 eight members of the Chicago White Sox conspired to intentionally lose the World Series against

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