The World’s Series transaction in 1919.

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter IX) on Rap Genius


In The Great Gatsby, Meyer Wolfsheim allegedly fixed the 1919 World Series of baseball.

This is somewhat based on true events; in 1919, the World Series was fixed in part by Arnold Rothstein, and Fitzgerald seemed to create Wolfsheim in a similar image.

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