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Put ‘Shoeless’ Joe in the Hall of Fame

One of the great sluggers in Chicago White Sox history was selected on Wednesday for induction into baseball’s Hall of Fame. No doubt, Frank Thomas deserves the Cooperstown recognition, just as pitching greats Greg Maddux (a Las Vegas product) and Tom Glavine deserve to be inducted together after all those seasons they had with the Atlanta Braves. I just wish one other former White Sox slugger had been given consideration by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America — “Shoeless” Joe Jackson. I’ve written a few Shoeless Joe columns over the years — I’ve seen “Eight Men Out, “Field of Dreams” …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 9, 2014 06:43PM Published Jan 9, 2014 06:39PM Copyright 2014 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.