For 86 years, the Red Sox’ 1918 World Series championship remained a beacon marking the last time Dame Fortune deigned to smile on the Olde Towne Team.
But what if that long-ago championship season was a sham? ...
But is it all just blasphemous finger-pointing from the grave? Maybe not, said The Joy of Sox blogger Allan Wood, author of the 2001 book "Babe Ruth and the 1918 Red Sox."
World War I was raging, he said, and ballplayers' futures were on the line. "The game was incredibly corrupt (back then), beyond what we could possibly imagine," Wood said. "This could be true." ...
April 22, 2008
Herald: Curveball for Sox' 1918 win
Laurel J. Sweet, today's Herald, page 3:
by allan at 9:11 AM