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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Baseball Hall of Fame Removes Bogus “Shoeless Joe” Jackson Glove From Exhibit

As a result of Haulsofshame.com’s report last month, which found that the Baseball Hall of Fame’s alleged 1919 “Shoeless Joe” Jackson jersey was a forgery, officials at the Cooperstown Museum have removed another artifact that was originally purchased with Major League Baseball funds along with the tainted 1919 ”Black Sox” jersey.

MLB funded the purchase of the jersey and glove in 1998 from New Jersey collector Barry Halper as part of an $8 million deal, which included 175 choice items from the collection of the then limited partner of the New York Yankees

Pop Snyder Posted: September 28, 2010 at 02:14 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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