Curse Or Worse: Did Cubs Throw 1918 Series?

The 1919 Black Sox are forever embedded, for better or worse, in the history of our national pastime for conspiring to throw the World Series. But a recent development leads THE SPORTING NEWS to wonder if the Cubs of 1918 also might have been guilty of the same thing. They might only be looking at a 90-year curse, not a 100-year funk, had they played it straight.

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TSN makes a compelling case. Maybe it doesn’t matter much this far after the fact, but it’s still worth your time. The money paragraph? Read more…