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Clearing 'Shoeless' Joe Jackson: Lawyers Say 'Eight Men Out' Full Of Fiction

First Posted: 11/09/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:00 PM ET

Joseph "Shoeless Joe" Jackson is shown in action during his heyday in an undated photo. He was one of the key figurtes in the infamous "Black Sox" scandal, which rocked baseball and caused the introduction of a baseball commissioner. He ended his 14 seasons in the majors with a lifetime batting average of .356 and was an outfielder. He played in the majors from 1908 to 1920.(AP photo)

Chicago Tribune:

Two Chicago attorneys have joined the ranks of those trying to clear "Shoeless" Joe Jackson's name.

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Filed by Ben Goldberger  |