statement, Jackson replied: "No. . It was 1919, and the Chicago White Sox were predicted to win the World Series. Did you have any conversation with them? Judge Friend ruled that no evidence of the confessions could be introduced unless the State could prove that they were made voluntarily and without duress. . Now I've lost everything, job, reputation, everything. . He told the jury that "Joe Jackson, Eddie Cicotte, and Claude Williams sold out the American public for a paltry 20,000. . The runner at second was out, but no double play was possible. .
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In that lousy fourth inning, he crossed me three times! . (Other sources have the 10,000 being delivered after the Series started.) Cicotte reportedly later sewed the money into the lining of the Telephone: A Revolution In Communication Technology his jacket. I had bought the farm." According to Cicotte's later confession, when he went back to his room later, "I found the money under my pillow; I had sold out 'Commy' and the other boys.". Shortly after the indictments came down, as the old staff of the Office of State's Attorney was ready to be replaced by the newly elected Robert Crowe (the same man who prosecuted the Leopold and Loeb case some important papers walked out of the office. . Ty Cobb of the, detroit Tigers ). Sullivan and his two associates, Sleepy Bill Burns and Billy Maharg, somewhat out of their depth, approached Rothstein to provide the money for the players, who were promised a total of 100,000. Judge Friend did indeed call any mention of the confessions out of bounds. They all denied receiving money. The White Sox are also known for the Black Sox scandal of 1919 in which numerous players were paid money to lose to the Cincinnati Reds in a best of nine World Series.
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