On October 22, 1920 — Eight members of the Chicago White Sox are indicted for supposedly throwing the 1919 World Series. Although considered heavy favorites to win the Series, the White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds in eight games in what will become known as the Black Sox Scandal.

The infamous eight –

Joe Jackson, Buck Weaver, Lefty Williams, Swede Risberg, Fred McMullin, Happy Felsch, Eddie Cicotte, and Chick Gandil.

 


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