The Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum & Baseball Library is one of Greenville's many historic gems. The museum educates visitors about the life and legacy of Shoeless Joe Jackson, the legendary baseball player with a lifetime batting average of 356. The museum is located at 356 Field Street in Greenville, just across the street from Fluor Field.
The museum is a not-for-profit museum that is located in the home where Joe Jackson lived and died. At the museum, visitors will discover photographs, records, artifacts and more to help highlight the life and career of Shoeless Joe Jackson. The museum follows Jackson's childhood years, which were spent working in a textile mill. Visitors can then learn of Jackson's rise to fame as he played textile league ball and later professional baseball. To this day, Jackson is one of the most publicized baseball players of all times. He has inspired movies, a Broadway play, books, documentaries, articles both online and in print, poetry and more. Before leaving, be sure to visit the gift shop where you can find the perfect souvenirs and gifts for any baseball fan.