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Mar 25, 2019

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the infamous Black Sox scandal, in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox were banned from baseball for throwing the World Series. Author Jacob Pomrenke joins us to discuss his book, plus the classic "Eight Men Out" and several other books on the Black Sox and their legacy.

Books mentioned: 

"Eight Men Out," by Eliot Asinof

"Burying the Black Sox," by Gene Carney

"Black Sox in the Courtroom," by William Lamb

"Shoeless Joe," by W.P. Kinsella

"Shoeless," by David Fleitz

"Say it Ain't So," by Donald Gropman

"The Ginger Kid," by Irving Stein

Featured song: "New Era Rag," James Scott.

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