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"Shoeless" Joe Jackson

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1: Joseph Jefferson Jackson is born in Pickens County, South Carolina, the first of six boys and two girls (Joe, Dave, Jerry, Earl, Ernest, Luther, Lula Mae and Gertrude) brought into the world by George and Martha Jackson.

2: Bats .385 during regular season and leads league in triples for third time; Joe is suspended after allegations that 8 members of the White Sox conspired together to throw the 1919 World Series. 1921 34 Chicago jury acquits Jackson of helping to fix the 1919 World Series, however Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, first commissioner of baseball, goes against the court ruling stating that baseball is perfectly capable of governing itself and bans Jackson and seven other Chicago players from ever playing professional baseball again. 1922 35 Jackson returns to Savannah, Georgia, and opens a dry-cleaning business which becomes very successful. Joe plays baseball in the summer with various teams including many teams in the North. 1923 36 Joe starts the summer out playing ball in Bastrop, LA and then signs to play for the Americus, Georgia team and leads them to the Georgia Little World Series where he bats .500 and they won the series in six games. Joe finishes with the Waycross, Georgia team. 1924 37 Joe spends time in St. Louis coaching Ernest Wingard, a former teammate of his from the Americus, GA team. Wingard had been signed with the St. Louis Browns and Joe went to help Ernest get a good start in the Big Leagues. Joe returned from St. Louis in early July and took over the Waycross, GA team as player manager. Joe led the Waycross team to the Georgia state championship. 1925 38 Joe returns to manage and play for the Waycross Coast Liners for another season. Waycross won 59 games against 19 losses that year.

3: Listed here are the records for the different teams for which Joe played ball. Joe Jackson's Lifetime Ranking - See how Joe stacked up on a year by year basis with the best in the American League. 1919 World Series Statistics - Joe's 1919 World Series statistics speak for themselves. Compare the statistics of the other players and you will see, Joe Jackson played his heart out and played to win!!!

4: Read about me i didnt only play i play 2 be the best i had a effect on he 1920 4 what i did in the game of baseball

5: I was one of the first that played with no shoes and made it to the world serious

6: Me and the people i played with @ the world serious

7: MY source page www.fantastic shoeless joe www.facebook.com book by: jame scottshoeless joe yahoo picture

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