The unthinkable had happened during the 1919 World Series. It was fixed by the best team in baseball, and they had done so to lose. All for some money that was given by an outside source that had no place in being. A series of gangests offered to pay $10,000 for the eight players, for a total of $80,000 for each game. As the days grew closer to the Series, the total sum increase with the help of Arnold "Big Bankroll" Rothstein.
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Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be the odd man out well then you should hear this story about Jackie Robinson. “ Life is not important except when it impacts other.” by Jackie Robinson. On April 15 1947 Jackie Robinson won the Major league baseball, Most valuable player. He got this award in Brooklyn New York, Because he was voted by the league MVP. It was a rough ride to get the Most Valuable Player because he had to overcome obstacles of the color barrier.
In 1901, the upstart American League established a competing club in Boston. (Originally, the team was supposed to be the Buffalo Bisons, currently a minor league team, but league ownership at the last minute removed Buffalo from the league in favor of the expansion Boston franchise.) For seven seasons, the AL team wore dark blue stockings and had no official nickname. They were simply "Boston", "Bostonians" or "the Bostons"; or the "Americans" or "Boston Americans" as in "American Leaguers", Boston being a two-team city. Their 1901/1907 jerseys, both home and road, simply read "Boston", except for 1902 when they sported large letters "B" and "A"
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( Nicholson pg 6 ) Clark began the long hard work of starting the construction from the help of his uncles. He was able to lease eighty acres from his uncles that would soon expand. He did not have the money to either buy his own land or start the construction by himself, so he had to come up with a way to kickstart his dreams. He was able to start his construction process by selling over 320 memberships for one hundred dollars a piece. People jumped at the idea of being able to be apart of something new.
That was bad for the blacks and immigrants also. Many got put off as a direct result of the New Deal’s attempts to give the workers rights. Businessmen had hated the New Deal because it interfered with their businesses and supported workers’ rights. The rich people accused FDR of betraying his class. Henry Ford hired thugs to attack his trade union workers.