Sullivan approached the wealthy New York gambler Arnold Rothstein to provide the money for the players between all the players, the total payout was $100,000. (Bowman, 1986)
The "Black Sox" scandal has always included Comiskey, the owner, in its group of additional persons involved. There was a clause in Cicotte's contract that would have paid Cicotte an additional $10,000 bonus for winning 30 games... displayed 300 characters
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There was a clause in Cicotte's contract that would have paid Cicotte an additional $10,000 bonus for winning 30 games. According to Eliot Asinov's version of the story, Cicotte was "rested" for the season's final two weeks after reaching his 29th win, apparently to deny him the bonus. Eliot Asinov is the author of the book surrounding the scandal titled, Eight Men Out... displayed next 300 characters
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