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Lot # 61: 1919 Chicago "Black Sox" & Cincinnati Reds Collection with World Series Record Book (10)

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Great mementos of perhaps the darkest chapter in the storied history of America's Pastime. The grouping includes: 1919 World Series Souvenir Record book. Cover has handwritten "C. Pauley #44/Phila. Inquirer Famous Fifty to Cinc and Chic Oct. 1919." Inside also reads "Property of Charles Pauly Jr. #44/World's Series Contest 1919/With the Phila. Inquirer Tourists"; Pat Moran's Own Ball Game dated 1919; 1919 "The Cincinnati Reds Song" sheet music; 1919 Oh You Reds sheet music; October 4, 1919, Collier's Weekly; Comiskey Park postcard postdated from 1919; and four publications referencing 1919 World Series : October 1961 Cavalier; September 17, 1956, Sports Illustrated; November 1938 True Detective; October 1936 Real Detective.

2019 marks the 100th Anniversary of the most infamous scandal in sports history. The 1919 World Series was the scene of the crime, the culprits were eight members of the Chicago “Black Sox” and the crime was game fixing. Shoeless Joe Jackson and seven other members of the “Black Sox” were subsequently banned from baseball three years later and that ban still stands to this day. On this Anniversary, Lelands is privileged to offer a comprehensive collection of memorabilia related to the 1919 World Series teams including a Joe Jackson PSA certified signed document, 1919 World Series tickets, 1919 White Sox season pass, Type I photos, handwritten letters, autographs and much more. Lelands has devoted an entire category in the 2019 Fall Classic to this collection, so go check out “The Black Sox 100th Anniversary Collection” today!

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