Today’s Random Player From The Baseball Project That May Or May Not Amount To Anything is Oscar Felsch. Better known as “Hap” or “Happy” Felsch, he only played six seasons, all with the White Sox, posting a 123 OPS+ while turning an astonishing 39 double plays as a centerfielder. In 1920 he was suspended along with six of his teammates (one other had already retired) for his involvement in throwing the 1919 World Series. Despite the jury declaring them “Not Guilty” (more on this another day), Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis – baseball’s first commisioner – suspended them permanently. Felsch was portrayed in the movie “Eight Men Out” by Charlie Sheen.


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