On September 15, 1944 — 1944 – Radio announcer Bill Stern reports on a scandal involving the Browns. A Chicago newspaper attributes the Browns’ recent slump to the fact that the team wants a larger park for the World Series. Four days later, Stern repudiates the story.

 


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