The museum will be CLOSED on Saturday, October 18, 2014, for our 6th annual vintage ball games against the Ty Cobb Museum in Royston, GA. See below for more information.
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We're celebrating our 6th great year
Visit Joe's "sweet spot"
The Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum and Baseball Library is located in the house where Joe lived and died.
We are open every Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Private Tours: Email request to email@example.com
Located at 356 Field Street, Greenville, SC
Across from Fluor Field in downtown Greenville
Free admission Free parking Gift shop
The all-volunteer museum is a 501(c)(3) charity and is operated solely from donations and gift shop sales. We are not a city, county or state facility. Your tax-deductible donations to the non-profit museum are gratefully accepted.
"We're Shoeless on a shoestring!"
In addition to the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum and Baseball Library, be sure and visit Joe's grave site where visitors leave baseballs, photos, notes and other mementos; the Shoeless Joe Jackson Memorial Ball Park where Joe first played baseball; and Shoeless Joe Jackson Plaza where a life-size bronze statue of Joe stands on a base made of bricks from the old Comiskey Ball Park in Chicago. To visit these sites, see the Main Menu under "Directions."
Sportscaster Bob Costas was a recent visitor at the museum. Pictured below with Bob in the museum's gift shop is 93-year old Joe Anders who was a personal friend of Shoeless Joe's. Anders presented Costas with a framed photo of Shoeless Joe (framed photo, second from left, ) and Joe Anders (framed photo, far right).
It's spring cleaning time at the museum...
Mike and Lori Wallach, from Hawthorn Woods, IL, and Travelers Rest, SC, are big Shoeless Joe fans and great supporters of the museum. They recently devoted time to cleaning and rearranging the museum's baseball library.
DATE SET FOR 2014 VINTAGE GAMES
The 6th annual vintage baseball doubleheader between the "Shoeless Joes" (representing our museum) and the "Georgia Peaches" (representing the Ty Cobb Museum), will be played on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Ty Cobb Field, Royston, GA. Huzzah!
The 2013 Shoeless Joes (below) stand in front of the old Brandon textile mill where Joe Jackson worked as a child. The vintage games were played on the field where Joe got his start in baseball at the age of thirteen playing for the Brandon mill men's team.
The museum is a proud member of
THE SOCIETY FOR AMERICAN BASEBALL RESEARCH (SABR)