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Period. This Is A Good One, Kiddies. For Fans Of Baseball, History, or Statistics… or Just For FUN!!! =)
This is part 3 of my series, “Baseball’s Surprising Stats.” The object of this series is to revisit players most of us already know something about, then to uncover one fact or statistic about that player that isn’t widely known.
Today, we’re going to take a look at the career of Shoeless Joe Jackson. Specifically, we are going to research one particular question that I discovered I did not know the answer to when I started brainstorming ideas for this series.
The particular question that I discovered I didn’t know the answer to was, “How many batting titles did Shoeless Joe Jackson win during his career?”
When Joe Jackson was banned from baseball at the end of the 1920 baseball season, he finished his career with a lifetime batting average of .356, the third highest career batting average of all-time.
Jackson’ s career high batting average was .408 in 1911. Unfortunately…
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