|Author:||David L. Fleitz|
|Title:||Shoeless: The Life and Times of Joe Jackson|
|Format:||doc docx azw docx|
|ePUB size:||1949 kb|
|FB2 size:||1789 kb|
|DJVU size:||1662 kb|
|Publisher:||McFarland (November 21, 2007)|
Personal Name: Fleitz, David . 1955-. Publication, Distribution, et. Jefferson, . McFarland & C. (c)2001. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book Shoeless : the life and times of Joe Jackson, by David L. Fleitz.
Shoeless" Joe Jackson was one of baseball's greatest hitters and most colorful players. He emerged as the s "Shoeless" Joe Jackson was one of baseball's greatest hitters and most colorful players
Shoeless Joe Jackson was banned from major-league baseball for life as a result of his alleged involvement in the 1919 World Series gambling scandal. Because of the ban, Jackson, like Pete Rose, is ineligible for membership in baseball's Hall of Fame. Many view Jackson as a tragic figure, an illiterate phenom who was hustled by city slickers and left a broken man. This book provides an insightful look into Joe Jackson's personal and professional life, as well as a detailed study of the machinations behind the Black Sox fix of 1919.
Joseph Jefferson Jackson (July 16, 1887 – December 5, 1951), nicknamed "Shoeless Joe", was an American star outfielder who played Major League Baseball (MLB) in the early 1900s. He is remembered for his performance on the field and for his alleged association with the Black Sox Scandal, in which members of the 1919 Chicago White Sox participated in a conspiracy to fix the World Series. Shoeless: The Life And Times of Joe Jackson", by David L. Fleitz (2001, McFarland & Company Publishers). Say It Ain't So, Joe!
Author David Fleitz's Shoeless: The Life and Times of Joe Jacksonis one of many books on the subject over the years, and one of three this year published by McFarland that focuses on this black mark on America's game. Most sports fans, and baseball fans in particular, are familiar with Shoeless Joe's story: a poor illiterate southerner from a South Carolina mill town who rose through baseball's ranks to be, according to some, the greatest left-handed hitter in the game . About 40 percent of Shoelessdeals with Jackson's early upbringing and his career prior to joining the White Sox. Fleitz provides in-depth detail of the difficulties a rural, uneducated southern boy had adjusting to Major League life in northern metropolitan cities.
Fleitz's book is the best baseball biography published this year. a credible and eloquent picture of Shoeless Joe and his place in baseball history" - Boston Globe. SABR member David Fleitz traveled to Chicago and Cleveland (where Jackson played major league ball) and also went to the player's hometown of Greenville, South Carolina to gather information on Jackson. 3. Call McFarland toll-free at 1-800-253-2187. Awards and Honors: Shoeless: The Life and Times of Joe Jackson was named as one of six finalists for the 2001 Dave Moore Award, given for the "most important book on baseball" by the baseball literary magazine Elysian Fields Quarterly. In this critically acclaimed biography, the life and career of Joe Jackson is examined anew.
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