Sport: Too Much Money

In baseball, the scandal was minor. In Louisiana, a half dozen players of the Evangeline (Class D) League were charged with betting against their teams.

In pro football, the attempted bribery of two of the Giants' players (TIME, Dec. 23) was a different matter. The newspapers played it as the worst scandal since the "Black" Sox threw the 1919 World Series. Alvin Paris, the tinhorn gambler who tried to fix last fortnight's pro football championship game, was still in jail. Who was behind him? The papers hinted darkly of a big-time Jersey gambling ring, which was not above fixing prize fights and...

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