Shoeless Joe Jackson
His life when he was a kid
Bam!! Bam!! That sound of the bat!!!! Now lets see how excellent he really is!!!
His Life when he was a kid
When Shoeless Joe Jackson was a kid he was pour and was illiterate his entire life!!! When he was playing in the mlb he didn’t get payed that much money. So it didn’t help his family that much at all!! Shoeless Joe Jackson was more of a country boy and a likeable gentlemen too, then anything really.
Shoeless Joe jackson was born in Brandon Mills, South Carolina, on July 16, 1887. The gloomy thing is that he died on December 5, 1951. Teen years he played baseball too. He played for the Mill team.
Some of his stats
Well some of these stats will be on how many hits he had in that season. Also what his batting average was!! (H means Hits and BA means batting average)
1916 = H:202 BA: .341
1917 = H:162 BA: .301
1918 = H:23 BA: .354
1919 = H:181 BA: .351
1920 = H:218 BA: .382
1908 = H:3 BA:. 130
Baseball life and quotes from him!!
He was a weird baseball player!!! He batted left and throws right. He was 6 foot and 1 inch. He weighed about 200 lb. His Final game was September 27, 1920. He was Debut in August 25, 1908. A quote from him was “God knows I gave my best in baseball at all times and no man on earth can truthfully judge me otherwise.”That is what he commented. Another one from him was “Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth. I might have been given bad break, but I’ve got an awful lot to live for.” Those are some of the quotes from Shoeless Joe Jackson!!!
What are some things that shoe less Joe Jackson was remembered for?? Well he led the american League in triples in 1912, 1916 and 1920. Ranked third in All-time batting average with .356. In 1911, Jackson set the rookie batting average at .408, a record still stands today. In 1913, Jackson led the League with 197 hits and .551 slugging average. Batted.340 or better for
eight of his 13 seasons. In 1917, Jackson won the World Series with the Chicago White Soxs. Those are some of his highlights!!
As a result the overall thing is that he has had things in his life that have made a big difference in his life, but when I was typing and rereading the story I say that this amazing baseball player never gave up in his life