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    better is often a major method with which one can get better. Modeled after Field of Dreams, Shoeless Joe, by W.P. Kinsella, is a book where the main character, Ray, strives forward and advances to reach moral happiness and success. Personally, I liked the book, as like me, Ray exhibits a desire to win, and a desire to succeed, which is unmatched helping him drive forward in life. Personally, I enjoyed Shoeless Joe, due to its fascinating display of great symbols and meaning, as well as its overall message

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    love in the baseball fan favorite novel, “Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa” and its film adaption. Ray Kinsella, through his love for baseball and receiving support from his family, is transformed from a mundane farmer into a baseball hero that drives Archibald Wright into discovering a critical passion. Ray’s love for baseball begins with his father repeating that Joe Jackson was an innocent man. As an amateur baseball player, Ray’s father idolizes Joe Jackson as a hero and mentor. The real test

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    sport in order to restore its integrity. Despite peopel in a public trial in 1921 Judge Landis permanently banned the eight men from professional baseball. Despite requests for reinstatement in the decades that followed particularly in the case of Shoeless Joe Jackson the ban remains in force as of 2017. A meeting of White Sox

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    Shoeless Joe is a fictional story of a man known by the name of Ray Kinsella. Ray Kinsella lives and farms in Iowa where he grows corn with his wife Annie and their daughter Karin. Kinsella is obsessed with baseball, specifically Shoeless Joe Jackson, and the Black Sox Scandal of the 1919 World Series. When he hears a voice telling him, “If you build it, he will come”, he blindly follows the instructions. The voice tells him to build a baseball field in the midst of his corn crop in order to give

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    tell them. There are many book's that are write about this theme, for example In the book "Shoeless Joe Jackson" by W.P. Kinsella, the main character Ray Kinsella is trying desperately to reconnect with his dead father and is willing to put his reputation and financial security at risk for the opportunity to reconnect with his father as well as put his sanity up for question. In the book" Shoeless Joe Jackson" Mr Kinsella owns a piece of farm land on which he decides to build a baseball field

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    hands of one man’s judgment. This was actually reality for Shoeless Joe Jackson. Many argue that he was one of the best ever to play the game of baseball and was the greatest natural hitter of all-time. Yet, surprisingly, you will not find him among the familiar faces at the Hall of Fame. He was permanently banned from baseball, as well as seven others, for allegedly helping to throw the 1919 World Series.      Joe Jackson was born on July 16, 1888 in Pickins County, South

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    This character is Shoeless Joe Jackson and the films

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    Spencer Terry Terry 1 Mrs. Powell English 1020 11 April 2017 “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and the “Black Sox Scandal” The year was 1919, and baseball was in the air. The Chicago White Sox had the World Series locked up when scandal struck. It would come to be known as the “Black Sox Scandal” when a group of players were paid by gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series, including the great Joe Jackson. It was one of baseball’s darkest hours, and still lives in infamy inside the hearts of baseball

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    Say it Ain’t So, Joe! Some may know this famous line because it’s a song title, but is mostly known because of Joe Jackson. He is one of the greatest baseball players in the early 1900’s, but was banned from baseball after supposedly throwing the 1919 World Series with seven teammates. After being tried in 1921, Jackson was found innocent from the court, but still faced a ban from baseball that still lasts today. A person being banned from baseball means they cannot be employed by any MLB or cannot

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    Autobiographical review: Starting and Closing John Smoltz, a Cy Young Award winner and World Series title holder writes the book starting and closing describing the struggles, “career ending” injuries and hard work that it took over his 14 years in the Major leagues to earn the title of being one of the greatest pitchers to ever step foot on the mound. At 7 years old Smoltz decided that he was going to play baseball in the Major leagues for the Detroit Tigers. In 1985 Smoltz was drafted by his dream

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