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Shoeless Joe Jackson. Roger Maris. Curt Flood.

@politicsfisher  @TheVinScullyThis  is also a good dose of Vin Scully working his magic with the classic WP Kinsella baseball speech from Shoeless Joe/Field of Dreams.

@MarcCarig  This is a fun list. It's remarkable that Seaver is the only pitcher on it. I'd add Evan Longoria for the Rays, maybe? Randy Johnson for Arizona? And who comes close to matching Frank Thomas? Shoeless Joe? Luke Appling?

On Aug. 2, 1921, a Chicago jury acquitted “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and the other so-called Black Sox baseball players accused of throwing the 1919 World Series

Don't forget to play the South Atlantic League edition of, "Did you know?" You might just learn about the Tebow effect on Minor League attendance, and how Shoeless Joe's lifetime ban kept a team from finding a new name nearly a century later.

@janeleavy1  I’m with Jane. FOD is supposedly about the power of memory in baseball and they couldn’t even get Shoeless Joe Jackson batting from the correct side of the plate. Also, no room in God’s cornfield for Satch or Cool Papa?

'Shoeless' Joe Jackson baseball card from 1910 sells for nearly $500,000 at auction

'Shoeless' Joe baseball card from 1910 sells for nearly $500K

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“Lamar Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Randy Jackson, Shoeless Joe Jackson...don’t matter. Titans playin in the AFC title game”

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

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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