Papers detailing Black Sox scandal sold to museum for $100,000

Updated: December 13, 2007, 7:13 PM ET
Associated Press

BURR RIDGE, Ill. -- The Chicago History Museum won a collection of rare documents, letters and memos detailing the Black Sox scandal at an auction that ended Thursday.

The museum offered about $100,000 for the collection, topping 35 other bids, said suburban Chicago auctioneer Mastro Auctions.

Experts say the papers offer insights about the Chicago White Sox and their notorious alleged actions in a betting scandal during the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds that was one ...

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