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January 13, 2010

Rare Deadball Era baseball footage

Filed under: MLB — The Wizard @ January 13, 2010 9:57 am
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From 1909-1920:


The Black Sox are there (2:06): Buck Weaver (4:55), Shoeless Joe Jackson (4:39), Dickie Kerr (3:32), Eddie Cicotte (3:59), Kid Gleason (5:26) and more.

Buck Weaver shouldn’t have been banned. Reinstate the Ginger Kid!

September 6, 2009

Was Shoeless Joe Jackson innocent?

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ September 6, 2009 12:49 pm
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Eliot Asinof’s notes for his signature baseball book, Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series, were released to the public recently, and some folks have gone through them. Some Chicago lawyers, actually. And a subsequent article in the Chicago Lawyer Magazine (now, there’s one magazine I never thought to read) raises the question of whether Asinof really knew enough to write such an authoritative book. …

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