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Baseball legend 'Shoeless' Joe Jackson plays in Boro
Bulloch History
Another legend of baseball made an appearance in the Coastal Empire, actually coming to Statesboro itself. Joseph Jefferson Jackson, more well-known in baseball circles as "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, arrived in Savannah on May 24, 1925. He had come with his team, the Waycross Coast Liners, to play an All-Star team made up of the very best players in Savannah's City League.
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