The Question and Answer section for The Great Gatsby is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Wolfsheim was reputed to have been responsible for fixing the 1919 World Series.
‘Meyer Wolfshiem? No, he’s a gambler.’ Gatsby hesitated, then added coolly: ‘He’s the man who fixed the World’s Series back in 1919.’
From the text:
"..... and now I was going to bring back all such things into my life and become again that most limited of all specialists, the ‘well-rounded man.’ This isn’t just an epigram—life is much more successfully looked at from a single...