Chris Christie and Black Sox Scandal, Part II: Episode 35
Release Date: 07/10/2019
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Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie drinks a symbolic tequila toast, analyzes the New Jersey sports betting market from germination to July and ruminates on what comes next, including maybe, perhaps, politics.
And in the second and final installment of our series on the Chicago Black Sox Scandal, Society for American Baseball Research scholar Jacob Pomrenke puts the legacies of Shoeless Joe Jackson and Buck Weaver in perspective. He also draws strong comparisons between the baseball landscape of 1919 and now, and how owners are looking at gambling in much the same way.
2:25 – Maine sports betting bill collapses in a pocket veto.
3:30 – What went wrong in Maine?
4:45 – Sports betting disappointments, encapsulated.
Chris Christie on Legal Sports Betting Crusade
7:00 – Interview with former New Jersey governor and legal sports betting trailblazer Chris Christie.
9:39 – How does Chris Christie think New Jersey has done as a legal sports betting market more than a year after the repeal of PASPA?
11:18 – Will New Jersey maintain its primacy on the East Coast even after New York eventually legalizes sports betting?
13:50 – Pennsylvania continues to be a strong market for New Jersey after legalizing sports betting.
15:01 – What role does Chris Christie have advocating for the legal sports betting industry?
16:52 – Why was New Jersey so ripe for legal sports betting?
18:56 – When did this cause blip your radar and why did it matter to you?
23:45 – Is “integrity fee” a non-starter?
25:11 – How did you learn of the PASPA repeal?
26:32 – How did you celebrate?
27:08 – On Chris Christie’s first sports bet in New Jersey. (It’s not what you’re thinking).
29:00 – Chris Christie was all over Tiger Woods at The Masters.
30:01 – What's next for Chris Christie?
31:01 – Why weren’t there any sports betting references in “Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics.”
32:33 – How good of a job did Jason Alexander do portraying Chris Christie in a play?
33:13 – How's the new Bruce Springsteen album?
Jacob Pomrenke on the Black Sox Scandal
38:12 – Part 2 of our Black Sox Scandal deep dive.
39:45 – On Buck Weaver and Shoeless Joe Jackson.
43:18 – The trial.
45:42 – How the Black Sox matter 100 years later.
50:03 – Do modern player salaries immunize sports against Black Sox-type corruption?
51:39 – Will changing views of sports betting mitigate the punishments for Buck Weaver and Shoeless Joe Jackson?
53:30 – The scandal made Shoeless Joe a cultural icon.
59:35 – Astros > Rangers.
1:00 – Reds or White Sox. Who ya like?