Baseball and the American Experience
Black Sox Scandal of 1919
In at least 500 words, describe the factors that led to the Black Sox Scandal of 1919. What economic conditions led the players to throw the game? What societal standards led the players to throw the game? Could this happen in today’s society? Why or Why not? Finally, considering the reserve clause and payments, do you begrudge them for doing this? Per Grantham Guidelines, your assignment must be submitted properly in APA format and in a word document. Be sure you cite all of your sources, and you must show direct evidence of integrating your textbook at least twice within your work.
Grading Criteria Assignments Maximum Points Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria 40 Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts