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The so called black sox scandal involved the Chicago White Sox, American League champions in 1919. Several Chicago players supposedly took bribes to throw the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. All the players involved were banned for life by Baseball commissioner Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis.

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