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Red Legs and Black Sox: Edd Roush and the Untold Story of the 1919 World Series

Red Legs and Black Sox Edd Roush and the Untold Story of the World Series The World Series is baseball s black eye resulting in eight members of the White Sox being banned from the game for life for intentionally losing the series Moviegoers recognize Shoeless Joe Jac

  • Title: Red Legs and Black Sox: Edd Roush and the Untold Story of the 1919 World Series
  • Author: Susan Dellinger
  • ISBN: 9781578602292
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Paperback
  • The 1919 World Series is baseball s black eye, resulting in eight members of the White Sox being banned from the game for life for intentionally losing the series Moviegoers recognize Shoeless Joe Jackson, the slugging outfielder for the Sox, from such popular films as Eight Men Out and Field of Dreams And most baseball aficionados have seen photos of the grim faced baseThe 1919 World Series is baseball s black eye, resulting in eight members of the White Sox being banned from the game for life for intentionally losing the series Moviegoers recognize Shoeless Joe Jackson, the slugging outfielder for the Sox, from such popular films as Eight Men Out and Field of Dreams And most baseball aficionados have seen photos of the grim faced baseball commissioner who banned the offending players from the game.But there is another side to the story, revealed for the first time in Red Legs and Black Sox Author Susan Dellinger focuses on the series from the Cincinnati Reds perspective, as told by her grandfather, Edd Roush, star player of the 1919 Reds This is a story that is far complicated than previous movies and books have alluded to, involving fixes on both teams and corruption right down to the leagues themselves.

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    1 thought on “Red Legs and Black Sox: Edd Roush and the Untold Story of the 1919 World Series

    1. This book offers a unique perspective of one of the most famous baseball legends, the 1919 World Series fix. Told from the other side, Dellinger provides new details that aren't part of the mythos that have evolved over time. Particularly intriguing is the chapter on Roush's time in the hospital in St. Louis in addition to all the Cincinnati connections to the fix. Great insight on what was going on with the Reds as well, (example, gamblers approaching Reds players as well) an often overlooked a [...]

    2. A look at the 1919 Black Sox scandal from the Cincinnati Reds' dugout. A fascinating read for Reds' fans in particular and baseball fans in general.

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