Black Sox Scandal of 1919

Read chapters 2 and 3 in the textbook Baseball,An Illustrated History by Geoffrey,C. Ward and Ken Burns. In at least 500 words, describe the factors that led to the Black Sox Scandal of 1919. What economic conditions led the players to throw the game? What societal standards led the players to throw the game? Could this happen in today’s society? Why or why not? Finally,considering the reserve clause and payments,do you begrudge them for doing this. Be sure you cite all of your sources, and you must show direct evidence of integrating your textbook at least twice within your work.