June 4, 2020

Say it Wasn’t So: When Shoeless Joe Jackson Became Baseball’s Number One Draft-dodger

February 10, 2017 by · 1 Comment 

Here’s one you may not have heard: how Shoeless Joe Jackson was briefly turned into America’s most-scorned draft-dodger in World War 1. It’s true, but as with all Shoeless Joe stories, some work is required to separate fact from myth. It also helps to read published reports from his contemporaries, to view everything in the […]