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No. 9: 'Eight Men Out'

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With as much attention to fact as a documentary, director John Sayles tells the gripping tale of the 1919 Chicago White Sox World Series scandal. The real villain behind the players throwing the 1919 Series? Not the players but greedy owner Charles Comiskey, who is in the Hall of Fame while Shoeless Joe is not.