Jackson Joseph Jefferson
Jackson, Joseph Jefferson Known as "Shoeless Joe." 1888?-1951.
American baseball player who had a career batting average of .356, batting over .370 four times and .408 in 1911. In 1921 he and seven teammates from the Chicago White Sox were banned from baseball for life for allegedly throwing the 1919 World Series.
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