Essays Tagged: "Chicago White Sox"

1919 World Series, Chicago Blacksox Scandal.

te Dr. Eubanks Writing II February 18, 2003 White Sox are not clean It all started in 1919 the Chicago White Sox had the best record in baseball. The White Sox players were the cream of the crop. ... orld Series, it ended in embarrassment and disaster for the players and the organization. The 1919 Chicago White Sox were the dominant team in the American League. The players were the cream of the c ...

(3 pages) 102 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Michael Jordan's biography

n sought a new challenge, to play professional baseball. He signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox. He was assigned to the Birmingham Barons, affiliates of the Chicago White Sox, an ... ing the summer by holding several invitation-only camps of pickup games with other NBA players at a Chicago gym. Jordan suffered three setbacks during his comeback summer workouts, raising questions a ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The White Sox Scandal: From Riches to Rags

e 1919 World Series resulted in the most famous scandal of baseball history. Eight players from the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the series against the Cincinnati Reds. The events concer ...

(4 pages) 37 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


t well known gambling scandal in baseball history was the 1919 World Series. Eight players from the Chicago White Sox, the greatest baseball team of the time, were accused of throwing the World Series ... ing streak, to the owner of the 1905 New York Giants betting money on the World Series, to the 1919 Chicago 'Black' Sox throwing the World Series, right up to when Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb, and Pete Rose ...

(17 pages) 135 0 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Chicago Black Sox Scandal (Brief Summary)

The 1919 World Series is the most notorious scandal in baseball history. Eight players from the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the series against the Cincinnati Reds. Details of the sc ... the players were banned from professional baseball for life.The players on Charles Comiskey's 1919 Chicago White Sox team were paid a measly sum compared to what many players on other teams received. ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Chicago Black Sox

lt of what Comiskey did to his team. The purpose of this paper is o illustrate exactly why the 1919 Chicago White Sox threw the World Series and how it affected baseball in American culture. Th ... act. Eddie Collins had a $14,000 salary which was written into his contract before he was traded to Chicago. His salary was almost twice the amount of any other player on the White x. One reason why t ...

(9 pages) 708 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


game of baseball, for 1994 baseball season, playing for the Birmingham Barons, an affiliate of the Chicago White Sox in the Class AA Southern League. With the mental challenge gradually returning, on ... hallenge gradually returning, on March 18, 1995, Jordan publicly announced that he would rejoin the Chicago Bulls and play in the next day's nationally televised game against the Pacers at Indianapoli ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shoeless Joe Jackson

iod, was the introduction of the National League roster of eight teams. They were Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, Cincinnati, New York, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and St. Louis. In 1902, when Joe was ... saw, He's the guy who made me a hitter"¦" (Miller 405.) In 1915, he was traded to the Chicago White Sox who he made his World Series debut for, two years later. His performance was good, ...

(6 pages) 720 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Black Sox Scandal of 1919

On September 29, 1920, the people of Chicago waited with keen anticipation for the outcome of a key legal case being heard in the Cook Co ... ave at least a basic understanding of the event itself and how it unfolded nearly a century ago.The Chicago White Sox that existed in 1919 were in themselves a contradiction. While most of the most kn ...

(9 pages) 24 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Comiskey Park

baseball teams to build a stadium that was there own and was to be used for mostly baseball was the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox had been playing at what was known as South Side Park. This was a n ... ple it was one home to two heavyweight boxing matches. It also hosted some cricket. And in 1947 the Chicago Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles in the Football Championship game at Comiskey Park. N ...

(6 pages) 70 2 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The mystery that was gatsby, t

zed crime. There was a reference to the 1919 World Series, (That's the one where the players on the Chicago White Sox helped out organized crime by not trying their hardest when it counted. Go Reds!) ...

(7 pages) 1814 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Shoeless joe

eing transferred to the Cleveland Indians. Finally, in 1915 he was sold to Charles Comiskey and the Chicago White Sox. It was here that he played his last few years of professional baseball and his li ... al baseball and his life would be forever changed. From the years 1917 to 1919 the Chicago White Sox were by far the dominant team in baseball. It is speculated that they could have " ...

(5 pages) 580 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

German Story

ring in 25 games for the Rangers in 1989, batting .238. Later that year Texas traded Sosa to to the Chicago White Sox . Sosa played his first full major league season in 1990. He had a solid start wit ... I in 116 games. The White Sox gave up on the young slugger and traded him before the 1992 season to Chicago Cubs . Over the next years Sosa established himself as a great player.

(2 pages) 595 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Personal Values Development

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays


a sport that is very familiar to all americans and very important to many familie. It originated in Chicago on Thanksgiving Day, 1887. Softball also became super important during WW2. When the men wen ... to the sport's mass appeal, Hancock published his first set of indoor-outdoor rules in 1889. While Chicago was definitely softball's birthplace, the game saw some modification in Minneapolis. The yea ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers