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To be auctioned: A rare piece of memorabilia of Greenville native and baseball legend Shoeless Joe Jackson

Shoeless Joe Jackson's Hall of Fame eligibility debate rages on

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Shoeless Joe Jackson. Pete Rose. Gambling: MLB’s mortal sin and timeless savior. “Banned for Life*,” the next episode of our docuseries BACKSTORY, premieres in January on ESPN and the ESPN app. The trailer:

“Shoeless” Joe Jackson became the man most closely associated with the 1919 Black Sox Scandal. But the Boston gambler who put the fix in motion — Joseph “Sport” Sullivan — remains largely in the shadows. @OnlyAGameNPR )

“Shoeless” Joe Jackson became the man most closely associated with the Black Sox scandal. Meanwhile, the Boston gambler who put the fix in motion remains largely in the shadows:

Essay by @anthonyted  What is America's game? 3 sports, 3 American eras: baseball (yes) football or basketball with a quote from Kinsella’s “Shoeless Joe

Some Shoeless Joe fans have made it their mission to restore his good name. Wallach said his goal is a little different, @mitchdudek  writes.

“Shoeless” Joe Jackson became the man most closely associated with the scandal. Meanwhile, the Boston gambler who put the fix in motion, Joseph “Sport” Sullivan, remains largely in the shadows:

The drama of two banned baseball players— “Shoeless JoeJackson & Pete Rose— is as relevant today as it’s ever been. “Banned for Life*,” the next episode of our docuseries BACKSTORY, premieres in January 2020 on ESPN.

Field of Dreams and Eight Men Out made martyrs of Shoeless Joe Jackson and other White Sox players, but the villains, victims and tragic heroes of the 1919 Black Sox Scandal aren't who we thought, according to Jacob Pomrenke@buckweaver 

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If that Wrigley Field ivy gets any thicker, I'm gonna expect Shoeless-Joe Jackson to walk out of it.

At Amazon, my Field of Dreams company, I see glimpses of Shoeless Joe, but at the current price of close to $1,500, this great company remains out of my investment reach.

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To review, on Clemens/Bonds. 1. MLB: views them as members in good standing, unlike Rose, Shoeless Joe. Both eligible to work for teams. 2. Hall of Fame: views them as members in good standing. Places them on ballot annually. 3. BBWAA: Have effectively rendered a lifetime ban.

Joe Jackson is in the @Rangers  farm system. Fun fact: He’s the great-great-grandnephew of Shoeless Joe Jackson.

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Canadian author W.P. Kinsella has ended his life through assisted dying. Kinsella wrote Shoeless Joe, turned into the movie Field of Dreams.

More history for Big Papi. David Ortiz passes Shoeless Joe Jackson for most RBIs in final season with 2-run blast.

Jason Kipnis set Indians record for most hits in the month of May (51) Previous mark of 49 set in 1913-- by Shoeless Joe Jackson! (ELIAS)

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