"Shoeless Joe" Jackson at Pelican Park


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"Shoeless Joe" Jackson at Pelican Park

Shoeless Joe Jackson of the New Orleans Pelicans headed for first base. Pelican Park, New Orleans, 1910. Towards the end of the season, Jackson was called up to play in the major leagues. He is better known for his role in the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, when as a member of the Chicago White Sox, Jackson and several other teammates were implicated in a scheme to throw the World Series in exchange for bribes.











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