Meet Joe Jackson, shoes 'n' all

The great-great-great-nephew of Shoeless Joe is a minor leaguer with Texas

Originally Published: March 26, 2014
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Yes, Joe Jackson gets a lot of Shoeless Joe comments.

"All the time. All the time. Especially road games," the 21-year-old catcher says before a recent morning workout at the Rangers' spring training camp in Arizona. "Everyone kids around about it. Even umpires kid around about it. Sometimes I tell them about it, and sometimes I don't. It depends. It's something I don't talk about that much. If they really want to know about it, I'll tell them."

By "it," Jackson means that he not ...

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