Keep your friends close, and your gangsters closer (The Black Sox Scandal)

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Keep your friends close, and your gangsters closer (The Black Sox Scandal)

Rachna is going to need Rachel to slip her a $10. In 1919, the Chicago White Sox were favored to win the World Series. But they were also, in their view, criminally underpaid. So who better to supplement their income than the mob? But the gamblers and gangsters that these pros approached wanted them to throw more than just strikes. Come for the corruption, stay for the old-timey nicknames, and buy me some peanuts and crackerjack.

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