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When Will ”Shoeless Joe” Jackson Receive Justice?

The midsummer spectacle of Hall of Fame inductions is now past. There was lots of hype, lots of hoopla, lots of celebrating of one of the greatest induction classes in Cooperstown history. And that was what it should have been like.

Mention of “Shoeless Joe” was minimal. Pete Rose even got more of the spotlight in conversations. They are two of those 15 who received lifetime bans issued by the commissioners of baseball through the years. No person ever permanently banned has ever been reinstated. Continue reading

An All Star Moment at Fenway

As the season moves into July, All Star Baseball is on the minds of many and memories of previous midsummer classics are revived. For me, one of the special games took place July 13, 1999, the 70th All-Star Game.

On hand were the candidates for the All-Century Team as well as the 1999 All Stars. And since it was staged on Boston’s home turf — the center of attraction was Theodore Francis Williams. Continue reading

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