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    1949 "Shoeless Joe" Jackson Sport Magazine Article Notes, Original Manuscript & More. Three decades after the most controversial World Series in the history of the sport, journalist Furman Bisher made his way south to Greenville, South Carolina to interview the scandal's most famous figure. Bisher served as a ghostwriter to give voice to Jackson's official statement on the topic, a lengthy and fascinating plea of "not guilty." The lot is comprised of the following:

    1) Fourteen pages of handwritten and typed notes deriving from the interview.
    2) The original typed manuscript for the article.
    3) A letter sent to Jackson by Bisher announcing the impending publication.
    4) A copy of the magazine.

    All documents exhibit handling wear but present well. A special opportunity to own the original documents that served as Jackson's first and last official statement regarding the scandal of 1919 and its aftermath.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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