May 20th, 2013

2013 Baseball Trip: No shoes, black sox, no problem

joe1‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson Museum-Greenville, SC: While in Greenville, we also visited the ‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson Museum, which is located right behind Flour Field. The folks who run the museum are the nicest you’d ever meet, and they love their baseball. They stated that they spend more time at the museum than their own homes! They are also extremely knowledgeable about Joe and the history of baseball in the area. The museum is in Joe’s home that he had built-in 1940. Unfortunately, many of his trophies and memorabilia were taken after the death of his wife. It’s believed that family members came to the house and took most those items. It’s a nice little museum and a must for any baseball fan in the area, especially if your taking in a Drive game anyway.

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Me with a Black Betsy replica

Me with a Black Betsy replica

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There are still some nice relics in the museum, including a chair from old Comiskey Park

There are still some nice relics in the museum, including a chair from old Comiskey Park

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