Category Archives: Sports

The Betrayal: How the 1919 Black Sox Scandal Changed Baseball

Baseball. History. Scandal. Crime. Chicago. That’s like Christmas, my birthday, and everything good wrapped into one for me and just in time to watch my team duke it out with the Royals in the World Series. Charles Fountain takes a … Continue reading

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Did you hear the one about the three-fingered pitcher? Crazy ’08- a review

Okay, I admit it, I don’t have a punch line for that one. Cait Murphy’s book, Crazy ’08, will keep you entertained and then some though. Yes, it centers on the turbulent and see saw baseball season of 1908, but … Continue reading

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