Monday, November 24, 2014

Black Sox: the World Series gambling scandal of 1919 ... and the cover-up: 2009 interview with the late Gene Carney.

Interview with Gene Carney, author of the 2006 book "Burying the Black Sox, How Baseball's Cover-Up of the 1919 World Series Fix Almost Succeeded".

Click that link to listen to the 53 minute interview done 6/8/2009 6:30 PM.  Gene Carney died Sunday, July 5, 2009 at the age of 63.

That interview was from my defunct blog talk radio program at, also called Radical Baseball.  It generated almost no calls.  You can find recordings of the programs at the link; the Carney interview is the only one that went more than 30 minutes.

1919 World Series: questions about gambling  I wrote that in June 2009 and used it in the interview.  It links to a spreadsheet that shows the dates, scores, pitchers, umpire assignments:

The subject matter in the Carney interview might be relevant to a recent post:

Legalize and Regulate Sports Betting?  Saturday, November 22, 2014

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