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Joe Jackson, Plaintiff, vs Chicago American League Baseball Club, Defendant:

The Never-Before-Seen Trial Transcript

Joe Jackson Trial Transcript Book News

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David J. Fletcher and Jacob Pomrenke to Participate in Panel Discussion at the Society For American Baseball Research Convention July 8, 2023

July 8, 2023 SABR 51 Convention Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL David J. Fletcher and Jacob Pomrenke will participate in a panel discussion during the Society for American Baseball Research’s 2023 annual convention from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, in the Grand Ballroom (4th floor) at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe Street in Chicago. Single-day tickets or full conference registration for

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Chicago’s Eckhartz Press Preserves Untold Truth in Baseball History, Penned by Master Researchers Dr. David Fletcher and Jacob Pomrenke

Dr. David Fletcher and Jacob Pomrenke are investigative reporters and master researchers of the highest caliber. Their inquisition into the Shoeless Joe Jackson case is nothing short of an expedition…a probing search for the truth…which has long since been covered up over time. Nobody else could possibly tackle this untold story or dig up intricate tidbits and details in such a complete and thorough manner. The magnitude of exhaustive work, diligence,

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Witness List

Joe Jackson, Plaintiff: Star outfielder for the Chicago White Sox. Indicted for conspiring to fix the 1919 World Series but acquitted at trial in August 1921. Banned for life from professional baseball by commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis immediately thereafter. Testified in support of lawsuit as principal plaintiff’s witness at civil trial. Charles Comiskey, Defendant: Owner of the Chicago White Sox, the corporation sued by Joe

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Joe Jackson Trial Transcript Book Dedication

This book is dedicated to two Black Sox research pioneers, Gene Carney and Mike Nola, who were trailblazers in researching and documenting the events surrounding the 1919 World Series and its ensuing scandal. Gene Carney Gene Carney (1946-2009) was the author of a groundbreaking book, Burying the Black Sox: How Baseball’s Cover-Up of the 1919 World Series Fix Almost Succeeded, and the founder of SABR’s

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By David Fletcher Before the publication of this book in 2023, fewer than 10 people alive had seen the entire transcript of Joe Jackson v Chicago American League Baseball Club — a dramatic trial between an exiled baseball superstar and his former team — which was held from January 29 to February 14, 1924, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “The transcripts from the Milwaukee trial are a

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Photos from the Introduction

Shoeless Joe Jackson was one of the greatest hitters in baseball history before he was banished from the game for his role in the 1919 Black Sox Scandal. He sued the Chicago White Sox for breach of contract and the case went to trial in January 1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (SABR-Rucker Archive) Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey testified during Shoeless Joe Jackson’s civil trial

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New Book Release: “Joe Jackson, Plaintiff, v Chicago American League Ball Club, Defendant: The Never-Seen-Before Trial Transcript”

Edited by Jacob Pomrenke and David J. Fletcher Published by Eckhartz Press Chicago — Eckhartz Press is excited to announce the release of its latest title, Joe Jackson, Plaintiff, v Chicago American League Ball Club, Defendant: The Never-Seen-Before Trial Transcript.  This book contains the full testimony from Shoeless Joe Jackson’s dramatic 1924 courtroom trial against the Chicago White Sox and team owner Charles Comiskey in

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