Papers reportedly detailing Black Sox scandal to hit auction block

Updated: November 25, 2007, 6:53 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- A box containing thousands of rare documents, letters and memos that supposedly detail events surrounding the so-called Black Sox scandal of the 1919 World Series will be up for auction starting Monday at a suburban Chicago auction house.

Experts say the material may offer more insight about the White Sox, whose alleged notorious actions during the series against the Cincinnati Reds has become one of the darkest events in baseball history.

"This could be a treasure ...

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