Eight Men Out

airs Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 at 2:00AM EST/PST, 1:00AM CST, 3:00AM MST

SYNOPSIS

The Chicago White Sox, who are set to play the Cincinnati Reds in the World Series of 1919, are at odds with their team's owner, Charles Comiskey (Clifton James), who pays his players unsatisfactory wages despite the team's popularity. A group of professional gamblers offers the Sox's best athletes a fortune to throw the series, and the players agree. However, their reputations and careers are ruined when the dark secret, dubbed the "Black Sox Scandal," reaches the public consciousness.

CAST

John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner

MOVIE INFORMATION

Released: 1988 | Runtime: 120 | Genres: Historical drama | Directed By: John Sayles

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