uck Weaver was one of baseball's top third baseman in 1919. For the season, Buck hit a respectable .296, collected 169 hits and had 75 RBI's. His regular season salary was $6,000.
Prior to the start of the 1919 World Series, teammate Ed Cicotte asked Buck if he wanted in on something, fixing the World Series. Buck's reply was "You're crazy; That can't be done." But as the fix went forward, Buck would be present in two meetings in which the throwing of the World Series was being discussed.
Even though several members of his team were not playing on the level during the 1919 World Series, Buck's