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  • World Series Research Paper

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    The World Series is a big event that happens in MLB every year at the end of the season to see who is the best team in the MLB. The World Series began in the year of 1903 and it has been going on until present time. The New York Yankees were a great team throughout the 1998 season. They had a great winning record the a MLB team could ever have; going with a record of 114 wins and 46 six loses in the regular season. In 1998, the New York Yankees and the San Diego Padres had met at the World Series

  • Baseball World Series Affect On Kc Economy

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    Baseball World Series affect on KC Economy For my research assignment I chose the affects of the Royals winning the World Series on the economy in KC. The purpose of this paper is to show my step-by-step research process. I chose to research this topic because throughout my entire life I have been a huge Royals fan and watching them win the World Series was an insane experience. I was interested to see how the economy in KC was affected after the win and the parade in downtown. My first step in

  • The Black Sox Scandal in the 1919 World Series

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    The Black Sox Scandal in the 1919 World Series was the Chicago White Sox losing to the Cincinnati Reds intentionally in exchange for money from gamblers. Eight White Sox players were accused of this fixing in the 1920’s which includes what is was, who was involved, and the outcome. Baseball became a famous game in the late 1800’s, and continued to grow. The first World Series was played in 1903, and the annual contest between the two top teams quickly became one of the most anticipated events in

  • 1919 World Series Scandal: Baseball's Black Sox

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    1919 World Series Scandal In 1919 two teams came together to fight for the title of being the 1919 World Series winner, these two teams where Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago White Sox. The world series is the championship for baseball. Chicago was the team in favor to win the series, but other people wanted the Cincinnati reds to win. This is what started the whole scandal for eight White Sox players to rig the series so that the Reds would win. All eight players were banned from baseball forever

  • The Role Of The 1919 World Series In The Great Gatsby

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    The 1919 World Series is a critical part of the novel, The Great Gatsby, understanding what happened in the series can help us to understand the fact that sports play a large role in the novel. The main role that sports play in the novel is that they seem to show the reader that sports are always corrupt. When Tom is introduced to the reader, he is described as one of the most powerful men to play football at New Haven. This gives the impression that sports are always rigged in favor of the more

  • 1919 World Series: Darkest Chapter In Major League Baseball

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    1919 World Series The 1919 World Series was very interesting to say the least. Some of the White Sox players wanted some extra money. I believe that this series is one of, if not the darkest chapter in Major League Baseball’s history. About a week before the World Series had even begun, the two teams were set. The Cincinnati Reds were going to take on the Chicago White Sox in the 1919 World Series. There were many bookies wanting to make big money off of the series. Some of these bookies were Abe

  • Did the White Socks Fix the World Series Against the Cincinnati Reds in 1919?

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    There was great speculation that in 1919, the White Sox fixed the World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. Even though there is factual evidence of such occurring, some members of the scandal still maintained their innocence, like “Shoeless” Joe Jackson. There was a trial about the scandal and the jury delivered a verdict of not guilty, however when Major League Baseball investigated, they banned eight members for life. In addition, prior to the trial, crucial evidence went missing from the Cook

  • Book Review of Eight Men Out The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series by Eliot Asinof

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    Eight Men Out The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series by Eliot Asinof In the golden age of baseball, where the heroes of the diamond became gods, an incident that would scar baseball for life was committed in the World Series of 1919. Eight men of the Chicago White Sox team conceived a plot to throw the World Series for a sum of $80,000. A novel written by Eliot Asinof, entitled Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series, examines the events leading up to the

  • 1919 World Series

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    about crime and everyone did right naturally. I found this to be as untrue as I researched the greatest sports scandal of all time, The 1919 World series. Corruption, money, greed, power, and even organized crime were major factors in this landmark game of 1919. This proves that even America's pastime had it's lowest point. Heading into the Series of 1919, the White Sox were considered the best team of the 20th century. The Sox boasted a lineup that included three

  • The Olympics, The World Cup, Wimbledon, The World Series,

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    The Olympics, the World Cup, Wimbledon, the World Series, the Final Four, March Madness-all of these events draw in thousands of diverse people, worldwide every year. But what are these crowds there for? The athletes. Pro, semi-pro, and collegiate athletes unite sports enthusiasts that have a common passion for competition. However, watching and participating in these heart-pounding and lively displays of athleticism are not always as unified as they appear. Two sides emerge when one concept is mentioned: