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Abraham Washington "Abe" Attell (February 22, 1883 – February 7, 1970), often referred to by newspapers as "The Little Hebrew", was a boxer who became known for his record-setting, six year consecutive reign as World Featherweight Champion from 1906-1912, and his nearly consecutive ten-year reign starting in 1902.
AFI's 10 Top 10 honors the ten greatest US films in ten classic film genres.
The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.
Arnold Rothstein (January 17, 1882 - November 6, 1928)Pietrusza, David.
Barbara Garrick is an American actress.
Baseball is a 1994 American television documentary miniseries created by Ken Burns about the game of baseball.
William Thomas "Bill" Burns (January 27, 1880 – June 6, 1953), nicknamed "Sleepy Bill," was an American baseball player who played as a pitcher in Major League Baseball for five different teams from 1908 to 1912.
William Mills Irwin (born April 11, 1950) is an American actor, clown, and comedian.
William Henry "Big Bill" James (January 20, 1887 – May 25, 1942) was a professional baseball pitcher.
William Joseph Maharg, also known as William Joseph Graham (March 19, 1881 – November 20, 1953) was a professional boxer that has three distinct historical connections with Major League Baseball—first, as a replacement player in the 1912 Detroit Tigers' players strike; second, for a one-game stint with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1916, and third, for his role in the 1919 Chicago Black Sox Scandal.
The Black Sox Scandal was a Major League Baseball match fixing incident in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox were accused of intentionally losing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for money from a gambling syndicate led by Arnold Rothstein.
Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952) is an American sportscaster, on the air for NBC Sports television since the early 1980s.
George Daniel "Buck" Weaver (August 18, 1890 – January 31, 1956) was an American shortstop and third baseman.
Owen J. Bush Stadium was a former baseball stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.
Charles Albert Comiskey (August 15, 1859 – October 26, 1931), also nicknamed "Commy" or "The Old Roman", was an American Major League Baseball player, manager and team owner.
Carlos Irwin Estévez (born September 3, 1965), known professionally as Charlie Sheen, is an American actor.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
Charles Arnold "Chick" Gandil (January 19, 1888 – December 13, 1970) was a professional baseball player.
Christopher Allen Lloyd (born October 22, 1938) is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian. Lloyd came to public attention in Northeastern theater productions during the 1960s and early 1970s, earning an Obie Award and a Drama Desk Award for his work. He made his screen debut in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), and gained widespread recognition as Jim Ignatowski in the comedy series Taxi (1978–1983), for which he won two Emmy Awards. Lloyd also starred as Emmett "Doc" Brown in the ''Back to the Future'' trilogy, Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), and Uncle Fester in The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993). Lloyd earned a third Emmy for his 1992 guest appearance in Road to Avonlea, and won an Independent Spirit Award for his performance in Twenty Bucks (1993). He has done extensive voice work, including Merlock in DuckTales the Movie (1990), Grigori Rasputin in Anastasia (1997), The Woodsman in Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall (2014), and the Hacker in PBS Kids series Cyberchase (2002–present), which earned him two further Emmy nominations. He has also been nominated for two Saturn Awards and a BIFA Award.
The Cincinnati Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The cinema of the United States, often metonymously referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on the film industry in general since the early 20th century.
George Clifton James (May 29, 1920 – April 15, 2017) was an American actor, best known for his roles as Sheriff J.W. Pepper alongside Roger Moore in the James Bond films Live and Let Die (1973) and The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), the sheriff in Silver Streak (1976), a Texas tycoon in The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977), as the owner of the scandalous 1919 Chicago White Sox baseball team in Eight Men Out (1988), and earlier in his acting career as a prison floorwalker in Cool Hand Luke (1967).
Daniel Bernard Sweeney (born November 14, 1961) is an American actor.
David Russell Strathairn (born January 26, 1949) is an American actor.
Richard Henry Kerr (July 3, 1893 – May 4, 1963) known as Dickey Kerr was a starting pitcher for the Chicago White Sox from –. As a rookie, he won 13 games and both his starts in the 1919 World Series, which would lead to the permanent suspensions of eight of his teammates in the Black Sox Scandal.
Donald Patrick Harvey II (born May 31, 1960) is an American actor and voice actor, known professionally as Don Harvey.
In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
Walter Henry Ruether (born in Alameda, California; September 29, 1893 – May 16, 1970) was an American baseball player who pitched for five different Major League teams.
In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched (i.e. the traditional length of a game).
Edward Victor Cicotte (June 19, 1884 – May 5, 1969), nicknamed "Knuckles", was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball best known for his time with the Chicago White Sox.
Edward Trowbridge Collins Sr. (May 2, 1887 – March 25, 1951), nicknamed "Cocky", was an American professional baseball player, manager and executive.
Eliot Asinof (July 13, 1919 – June 10, 2008) was an American writer of fiction and nonfiction best known for his writing about baseball.
Elle is a worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin that focuses on fashion, beauty, health, and entertainment.
Fred Drury McMullin (October 13, 1891 – November 20, 1952) was an American Major League Baseball third baseman.
Eugene Kal Siskel (January 26, 1946 – February 20, 1999) was an American film critic and journalist for the Chicago Tribune.
Gordon Clapp (born September 24, 1948) is an American actor, best known for portraying the role of Det. Greg Medavoy for all 12 seasons on the television series NYPD Blue, winning an Emmy Award in 1998.
Oscar Emil "Happy" Felsch (August 22, 1891 – August 17, 1964) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago White Sox from 1915 to 1920.
Horace Owen Eller (July 5, 1894 – July 18, 1961) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.
In baseball, a home run (abbreviated HR) is scored when the ball is hit in such a way that the batter is able to circle the bases and reach home safely in one play without any errors being committed by the defensive team in the process.
Hugh Stuart Fullerton III (10 September 1873 – 27 December 1945) was an American sportswriter of the first half of the 20th century.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County.
Jason "Jace" Alexander (born April 7, 1964) is an American television director and actor from New York City.
James Christopher Read (born July 31, 1953) is an American actor, known for his role of George Hazard in the North and South television miniseries.
Janet R. Maslin (born August 12, 1949) is an American journalist, best known as a film and literary critic for The New York Times.
John Robert Anderson (October 20, 1922 – August 7, 1992) was an American character actor.
John Paul Cusack (born June 28, 1966) is an American actor, producer and screenwriter.
Charles John Mahoney (June 20, 1940 – February 4, 2018) was an English-American actor of stage, film, and television.
John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950) is an American independent film director, screenwriter, editor, actor and novelist.
John Tintori is an American film editor and director.
Joseph J. "Sport" Sullivan (November 2, 1870 – April 6, 1949) was an American bookmaker and gambler from Boston, Massachusetts who helped to initiate the 1919 Black Sox Scandal.
Kenneth Lauren Burns (born July 29, 1953) is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films.
Kenesaw Mountain Landis (November 20, 1866 – November 25, 1944) was an American jurist who served as a federal judge from 1905 to 1922 and as the first Commissioner of Baseball from 1920 until his death.
Kevin Tighe (born Jon Kevin Fishburn; August 13, 1944) is an American actor who has worked in television, film, and theatre since the late 1960s.
William Jethro "Kid" Gleason (October 26, 1866 – January 2, 1933) was an American Major League Baseball player and manager.
A knuckleball or knuckler is a baseball pitch thrown to minimize the spin of the ball in flight, causing an erratic, unpredictable motion.
Claude Preston "Lefty" Williams (March 9, 1893 – November 4, 1959) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Maggie Renzi (born 1951) is an American film producer and actress.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Ramón Gerard Antonio Estévez (born August 3, 1940), known professionally as Martin Sheen, is an American actor of Spanish/Irish descent who first became known for his roles in the films The Subject Was Roses (1968) and Badlands (1973), and later achieved wide recognition for his leading role in Apocalypse Now (1979) and as President Josiah Bartlet in the television series The West Wing (1999-2006).
MASH (stylized as M*A*S*H on the poster art) is a 1970 American satirical black comedy war film directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr., based on Richard Hooker's novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors.
Mason K. Daring (born September 21, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American musician and composer of scores for film and television.
Michael Lerner (born June 22, 1941) is an American character actor in film, television and theater.
Michael Rooker (born April 6, 1955) is an American actor, best known for his breakout role as Henry in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), as well as his roles as Terry Cruger in Sea of Love (1989), Rowdy Burns in Days of Thunder (1990), Bill Broussard in JFK (1991), Hal Tucker in Cliffhanger (1993), Jared Svenning in Mallrats (1995), Merle Dixon in The Walking Dead (2010–2013), and Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).
MLB Network is an American television sports channel dedicated to baseball.
Morris Charles "Morrie" Rath (December 25, 1886 – November 18, 1945) was an American baseball player.
Nancy Ann Travis (born September 21, 1961) is an American actress.
Orion Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture producer and distributor that produced and released films from 1978 until 1999 and was also involved in television production and syndication throughout the 1980s until the early 1990s.
Perry Lang (born December 24, 1959, Palo Alto, California) is an American director, writer and actor.
Raymond William Schalk (August 12, 1892 – May 19, 1970) was an American professional baseball player, coach, manager and scout.
A review aggregator is a system that collects reviews of products and services (such as films, books, video games, software, hardware and cars).
Richard Edson (born January 1, 1954) is an American actor and musician.
Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner (March 5, 1885p. xiv – September 25, 1933) was an American sports columnist and short-story writer best known for his satirical writings on sports, marriage, and the theatre.
Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner Jr. (August 19, 1915 – October 31, 2000) was an American journalist and screenwriter blacklisted by the Hollywood film studios during the Red Scare of the late 1940s and 1950s.
Robert Bridge Richardson, (born August 27, 1955) is an American cinematographer.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Joseph Jefferson Jackson (July 16, 1887 – December 5, 1951), nicknamed "Shoeless Joe", was an American star outfielder who played Major League Baseball (MLB) in the early 1900s.
A sports film is a film genre that uses sport as the theme of a film.
Louis "Studs" Terkel (May 16, 1912 – October 31, 2008) was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster.
Charles August "Swede" Risberg (October 13, 1894 – October 13, 1975) was a Major League Baseball shortstop.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Pride of the Yankees is a 1942 American film produced by Samuel Goldwyn, directed by Sam Wood, and starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Walter Brennan.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
In baseball and softball, a pitcher's win–loss record (also referred to simply as their record) indicates the number of wins (denoted "W") and losses (denoted "L") they have been credited with.
Woman of the Year (1942) is an American romantic comedy-drama film starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, written by Ring Lardner Jr., Michael Kanin and John Lee Mahin, directed by George Stevens and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.
The 1919 Chicago White Sox season was their 19th season in the American League.
The 1919 World Series matched the American League champion Chicago White Sox against the National League champion Cincinnati Reds.