Defending Shoeless Joe -- Host Bob Edwards talks with baseball great Ted Williams about his campaign to clear the name of Shoeless Joe Jackson - who was banned from baseball after the Black Sox scandal in 1919 - so that he might be admitted to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Defending Shoeless Joe

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Defending Shoeless Joe

Defending Shoeless Joe

Defending Shoeless Joe

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— Host Bob Edwards talks with baseball great Ted Williams about his campaign to clear the name of Shoeless Joe Jackson - who was banned from baseball after the Black Sox scandal in 1919 - so that he might be admitted to the Baseball Hall of Fame.