Cast & Crew
Director : John Sayles
Producer : Sarah Pillsbury, Midge Sanford,
Screenwriter : John Sayles
Starring : Jace Alexander, John Cusack, Gordon Clapp, Don Harvey, Bill Irwin, Perry Lang, John Mahoney, James Read, Michael Rooker, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn, DB Sweeney,
When the White Sox lost the 1919 World Series, baseball's first scandal was born. We've seen bigger and better rows since then, but the Black Sox of 1919, with star player "Shoeless" Joe Jackson front and center, might be the most timeless. Cusack steals the show as George Weaver, who protested his innocence all the way. But it's the stories (Sayles's best film) of how baseball mistreated its stars and how gangs ran just about everything in Chicago that make the movie worthwhile.