Sport: Scandal

Half the people in Chicago were jammed on the sidewalk in front of the People's Gas Building. Upstairs, in the office of the baseball commission, Charles ("Swede") Risberg, banned shortstop, told how Detroit threw a series of games to the Chicago White Sox in 1917. He spoke for an hour and five minutes, repeating, in front of the 29 famed players he accused of giving and taking bribes, the charges he had already expressed to Judge Landis. The baseball commissioner listened with a foxlike expression. He had on a wing collar and he chewed...

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