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"Shoeless" Joe Jackson baseball card (Credit: Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images)

The Black Sox Baseball Scandal, 95 Years Ago

Ninety-five years after players from the Chicago White Sox allegedly threw the 1919 World Series, learn the story behind one of professional baseball’s most notorious scandals.

Map of 1893 World's Fair

7 Things You May Not Know About the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

On the 120th anniversary of its opening day, here are some surprising facts about the World’s Columbian Exposition.