Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs: The 1918 World Series Doesn’t Need Fixing

May 16, 2011 by  

In 2011, individuals not among the elite who are accused of crimes are rarely thought of as innocent until proven guilty. In the "court" of public opinion, evidence is often considered an unnecessary burden.

In April, a 1920 court deposition from Chicago White Sox ace pitcher Eddie Cicotte was displayed at the Chicago History Museum.

Cicotte claimed that several of his Black Sox teammates overheard that one or more Chicago Cubs were offered $10,000 to fix the 1918 World Series.

There is no documented proof to support either Cicotte's statement or the allegation that the 1918 World Series was fixed, but going back to news...

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