Baseball from 1919 World Series found inside time capsule at Tribune Tower

CHICAGO (CBS) – A piece of history from the 1919 World Series was just pulled from the walls of the Tribune Tower.

The baseball was used to strike out six White Sox batters in a row. It’s a World Series record that’s never been broken.

Three of those batters were banned for life for being part of the Black Sox Scandal to throw the World Series.

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The ball was in a time capsule found by construction workers. It also featured a letter from Harvey Woodruff – the Tribune sports editor at the time – explaining the historic significance of the ball.

The baseball will be on display at the Chicago Sports Museum.

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