Shoeless joe jackson and me book

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shoeless joe jackson and me book

Shoeless Joe & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure Book Review and Ratings by Kids - Dan Gutman

He is remembered for his performance on the field and for his alleged association with the Black Sox Scandal , in which members of the Chicago White Sox participated in a conspiracy to fix the World Series. As a result of Jackson's association with the scandal, Kenesaw Mountain Landis , Major League Baseball's first commissioner , banned Jackson from playing after the season despite exceptional play in the World Series, leading both teams in several statistical categories and setting a World Series record with 12 base hits. Since then, Jackson's guilt has been fiercely debated with new accounts claiming his innocence, urging Major League Baseball to reconsider his banishment. As a result of the scandal, Jackson's career was abruptly halted in his prime, ensuring him a place in baseball lore. Jackson played for three Major League teams during his year career. He spent — as a member of the Philadelphia Athletics and with the minor league New Orleans Pelicans before joining the Cleveland Naps at the end of the season. He remained in Cleveland through the first part of ; he played the remainder of the season through with the Chicago White Sox.
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Print Book Saved in: Availability Loading Series Baseball card adventures ; Joe Stoshack travels back to , where he meets Shoeless Joe Jackson and tries to prevent the fixing of the World Series in which Jackson was wrongly implicated. Full description. Add Tag No Tags, Be the first to tag this record! Spearly, David James tribute. Get Directions.

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Since Joe Stoshack first traveled back in time through a baseball card to meet Honus Wagner, he knew he had a special gift. So when sports card shop owner Flip tells Stosh all about his hero, Shoeless Joe Jackson -- about the scandal that destroyed the star player's career -- Stosh gets an idea. If he travels back in time with a baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson-one of the greatest players in the history of the game -- would finally take his place in the Baseball Hall of Fame, where he truly belongs. But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of gambling money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game? By using this widget you agree to the Terms of Use. By Reading Level.

More titles may be available to you. Sign in to see the full collection. When Joe Stoshack hears about Shoeless Joe Jackson -- and the gambling scandal that destroyed the star player's career -- he knows what he has to do. If he travels back in time with a baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game?

Publisher Description: Since Joe Stoshack first traveled back in time through a baseball card to meet Honus Wagner, he knew he had a special gift. So when sports card shop owner Flip tells Stosh all about his hero, Shoeless Joe Jackson - about the scandal that destroyed the star player's career - Stosh gets an idea. If he travels back in time with a baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson-one of the greatest players in the history of the game - would finally take his place in the Baseball Hall of Fame, where he truly belongs. But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of gambling money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game?

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