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By Dan Gutman

While Joe Stoshack hears approximately Shoeless Joe Jackson -- and the playing scandal that destroyed the superstar player's occupation -- he understands what he has to do. If he travels again in time with a 1919 baseball card in his hand, he simply may be able to hinder the notorious Black Sox Scandal from ever occurring. And if he may well do this, Shoeless Joe Jackson could eventually take his rightful position within the Baseball corridor of popularity. yet can Stosh hinder that tempting envelope choked with funds from making its approach to Shoeless Joe's lodge room earlier than the massive online game?

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Was just using the bathroom . ,” Billy said. ” Rothstein wondered out loud. “Maybe he heard everything we were saying. ” I said, but they ignored me. ” Billy asked, tightening his grip on my arm. I swallowed hard. I didn’t care about my medicine, but if these guys found my camera in my pocket, there would be no telling what they might do to me. And if they took my baseball cards, there would be no way for me to ever get back home. I would be stuck in 1919 forever. My nose was dripping, but I couldn’t do anything about it.

But even if they were one-dollar bills, it was a tremendous amount of cash. More than I had ever seen in my life, that was for sure. I didn’t think the three guys were drug dealers. I wasn’t even sure if there were drugs in 1919. They must be crooks, I concluded. “We got the two best pitchers in,” one of the skinny guys explained. “Lefty Williams is in. ” “Risberg’s in too,” the other skinny guy said. R. said, raising his voice. 351 this year. He could get hot, blow the Series wide open, and I lose a bundle.

SHOELESS JOE & ME throw the World Series, he would regret it for the rest of his life. Now all I had to do was get my hands on a Shoeless Joe Jackson baseball card. “You’re giving me a headache, Mr. Stoshack,” Mr. Kane said wearily. ” 23 5 Have a Nice Trip THERE WAS A LITTLE TIME LEFT OVER AT THE END OF computer class, so I asked the computer teacher, Mrs. Ducharme, if I could log on to eBay, the on-line auction site. She gave me the okay, as long as I didn’t buy or sell anything on school time.

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