Major League Baseball Stats
 
Batting Stats
GamesAt BatsHitsAverageSlugging %
1,3324,9811,7720.3560.517
 
 
 
Notable Accomplishments
Batting Average: 3rd All-Time (.356)
Joe Jackson
(Joseph Jefferson Jackson)
"Shoeless Joe"
Born: July 16, 1887        Died: December 5, 1951 (64 yrs.)
 
Year of Induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame
 
Induction Position/Capacity
Right Field
 
 
 
 
 
Bats
Left
Throws
Right
Seasons1st GameLast Game
13August 25, 1908September 27, 1920
 
Positions Played/Held
Right Field
1st Base
Left Field
Center Field
 
Teams as Player
Philadelphia Athletics (1908-1909)
Cleveland Naps (1910-1915)
Chicago White Sox (1915-1920)
 
 
"Shoeless Joe" Jackson was banned from major league baseball based on unsubstantiated allegations of accepting bribes to throw the 1919 World Series. Joe hit .375 with a.563 slugging percentage that series and had 12 hits including three doubles, a home run, and six rbi’s. Joe has the third highest batting average (.356) all time behind Ty Cobb (.366) and Rogers Hornsby (.359). Jackson remains on MLB's ineligible list which automatically precludes his election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In November 1999, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution lauding Jackson's sporting achievements and encouraging MLB to rescind his ineligibility. Commissioner Bud Selig stated at the time that Jackson's case was under review but no decision was issued during Selig's tenure. In 2015, the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum formally petitioned Commissioner Rob Manfred for reinstatement, on grounds that Jackson had "more than served his sentence" in the 95 years since his banishment by Landis. Manfred denied the request after an official review. In 2020, ESPN reported that MLB had shifted its policy and that the league "has no hold on banned players after they die because the ineligible list bars players from privileges that include a job with a major league club." It is unclear how this will affect Jackson's Hall of Fame prospects. Joe Jackson currently has the third-highest career batting average in major league history. In 1911, he hit for a .408 average which is still the sixth-highest single-season total since 1901 which marked the beginning of the modern era for baseball. In 1999, he ranked number 35 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players and was nominated as a finalist for the Major League Baseball All-Century Team. The fans voted him as the 12th-best outfielder of all-time.
 
Cards and Other Memorabilia
Joe Jackson - DB Records: 53 | Images: 35
 
1909 - 1911  American Caramel
Base Ball Caramels (100 Subjects) (E90-1)
Joe Jackson 

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1909 - 1913  Sporting News
Paper Supplements (M101-2)
Joe Jackson 

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1910  Old Mill
Minor League Cigarettes Cards (T210)
Joe Jackson - New Orleans 

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1911  Pinkerton
Baseball Cabinets (T5)
 Joe Jackson  (#616)

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1913  National Baseball Playinig Card
National Game Cards (WG5)
Joe Jackson 

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1913  Tom Barker
Baseball Game Cards (WG6)
Joe Jackson 

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1914  Cracker Jack
Ball Players (E145-1)
Joe Jackson  (#103)

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1914  Egyptienne Straights
Baseball Felt 'Blankets' (B18)
Joe Jackson 

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1914  George Frost
Boston Garter Ad Cards (H813-2)
Jackson  (#6)

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1914  The Card Baseball Co.
Polo Grounds Game Cards (WG4)
Joe Jackson 

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1916  Altoona Tribune
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Anonymous
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Block and Kuhl Store
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Burgess-Nash
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Everybody’s Boys Clothing
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Famous and Barr
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Gimbels
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Green-Joyce
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Herpolsheimer
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Holmes
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Indianapolis Brewing
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Mall Theatre
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Morehouse Baking
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Sporting News
Baseball Series (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Sporting News
Baseball Series (M101-5)
Joe Jackson  (#86)

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1916  Standard Biscuit
Baseball Stars (200 Cards) (D350-1)
Joe Jackson  (#86)

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1916  Standard Biscuit
Baseball Stars (200 Cards) (D350-1)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Successful Farming
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Successful Farming
Baseball Stars Promo Cards
Joe Jackson 

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1916  The Globe
Baseball Stars (M101-4)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Ware’s Basement
Baseball Stars
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1916  Weil Baking
Major League Baseball Players (D329)
Joe Jackson  (#87)

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1917  Boston Store
Baseball Cards (H801-8)
Joe Jackson  (#82)

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1917 - 1920  Sporting News
Felix Mendelsohn Photo Cards (M101-6)
Joe Jackson 

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1919 - 1921  Anonymous
Baseball Strip Cards (W514)
Joe Jackson  (#15)

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1901 - 1917  National Police Gazette
Supplement Baseball Player Inserts (M128)
Joe Jackson (1913) 


1902 - 1911  Sporting Life
Cabinet Cards (W600)
Joe Jackson 


1915  Cracker Jack
Ball Players (E145-2)
Joe Jackson  (#103)


1916  Ferguson Bakery
Felt Pennants (BF2)
Joe Jackson 


1917  Collins-McCarthy
Baseball's Hall of Fame (E135)
Joe Jackson  (#82)


1917  Standard Biscuit
Baseball Stars (200 Cards) (D350-2)
Joe Jackson  (#82)


1917  Weil Baking
Major League Baseball Players (D328)
Joe Jackson  (#82)


1920  Weil Baking
Holsum Bread Game Cards (D327)
Joe Jackson 


1940  Gum, Inc.
Play Ball Baseball Stars (R335)
Shoeless Joe Jackson  (#225)


1970  Kellogg's
3-D Baseball Cards
Reggie Jackson  (#32)


1976  Kellogg's
3-D Baseball Cards
Reggie Jackson  (#8)


1977  Hostess
Cut-out Baseball Cards
Reggie Jackson  (#3)


1983  Kellogg's
3-D Super Stars
Reggie Jackson  (#3)


1986  7-Eleven
Slurpee Baseball Coins - Western Region
Reggie Jackson/Dave Kingman/Gorman Thomas  (#IX)


1993  Action Packed
All-Star Gallery
Joe Jackson  (#131)


1994  Megacards
Conlon Collection (The Sporting News)
Joe Jackson BLACK SOX SCANDAL  (#1030)


1994  Ted Williams Card Company
500 Club
Reggie Jackson  (#5C2)


2001  Post Cereal
500 Home Run Club
Reggie Jackson  (#8)


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