Baseball HOF Black Sox Scandal

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will welcome educational ambassador Ron Bolin to the Hall of Fame to debut his new educational program on the Black Sox scandal at 1 p.m.

Bolin's programs use artifacts, audience participation and lively role play to create an engaging and educational experience for Museum visitors. The program will take place in the Education Gallery and is included in the price of admission. Seating for the program -- which is a part of the Museum's ongoing Baseball Wisdom series -- is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bolin will appear in a 1919 White Sox home uniform and period catcher's gear while educating the audience about the Black Sox. The program will last about 45 minutes and will include a question-and-answer session.

The 1919 Chicago White Sox earned the name "Black Sox" after eight players were banned from baseball for life for throwing the World Series. The players, including former .400 hitter Shoeless Joe Jackson, were accused of intentionally losing the Fall Classic to the Cincinnati Reds.