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S.I. field of dreams: Black Sox outfielder ‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson played here after baseball ban

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – He should have gone down as one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. But instead he’s one of the game’s biggest villains. Outfielder “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and seven of his fellow Chicago White Sox players were permanently banned from baseball after they threw the 1919 World Series in exchange for money from gamblers.
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Signed Goudey Ruth Cards; Joe Jackson Voucher Headline Heartland Sale

If you missed out on the autographed 1933 Goudey cards from the Uncle Jimmy Collection, you’ve got another shot to snare some others. A group of four different signed Goudey Ruths from a private East Coast collection have made their way to market. The quartet, encompassing all four of Ruth’s appearances in the landmark gum card set could bring more than $1 million.

Joe Jackson: 'We're the parents. This is where they belong.'

At a press conference outside the family estate in Encino, Calif., Monday afternoon, Joe Jackson reiterated that Michael Jackson’s three children belong with their grandmother, Katherine, who was awarded temporary custody earlier today. “We’re the parents. This is where they belong… We’re going to take care of them and give them the education they’re supposed to have,” he said. This morning, Jackson family lawyer Londell McMillan said he didn’t believe Debbie Rowe, the mother of Michael’s two eldest, would try to separate the children from each other or Katherine, who has taken care of them since Michael’s June 25 death. “Debbie Rowe has nothing to do with what we’re doing,” Joe said at the press conference. He also stated that memorial plans for Michael are still being worked out, and that there is no timeframe he could give the public. He said he wants the investigation into Michael’s death to be completed before his son’s funeral is held.

Shoeless Joe Jackson, and how some things never change

There’s a familiar thread throughout Cleveland baseball history where stars, or even just players that were good and loved by fans, end up leaving for more notable cities and make a name for themselves as legends of other teams, keys in the history of a different franchise. Whether Manny Ramirez...