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White Sox Acquitted Newspaper

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    The White Sox Acquitted Newspaper is a great gift for any baseball fan.  This paper was printed on August 3rd, 1921 when 8 members of the Chicago White Sox were acquitted in a court of law for their participation in the fixing of the 1919 American Baseball World Series. 

    Relive the legal climax of a scandal that left baseball players and fans reeling after a sport that was known for its American "purity" was tainted in the "Black Sox" scandal.  Eight players were bribed by agents the Atlantic City Mafia Kingpin Arnold Rothstein.  The players were acquitted however they were banned from playing professional baseball indefinitely. 

    Don't miss out on this digital newspaper reprint that is delivered in its entirety.

    This is a full sized newspaper- dimensions are 22.8" x 16.9".

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