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How is Joe Jackson connected to John Kinsella?

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ashlynn246 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 23, 2007 at 3:51 AM via web

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How is Joe Jackson connected to John Kinsella?

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chloemink | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) Adjunct Educator

Posted February 23, 2007 at 5:58 AM (Answer #1)

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Johnny Kinsella is Ray's father. At the time of the story, he has been dead for twenty years. He and his son Ray appear to have been close, and he instilled his love of baseball into Ray. Shoeless Joe was his hero.

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l0k4nena | Student , Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 9, 2007 at 9:32 AM (Answer #2)

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 Joe Jackson is connected to John Kinsella by both of them being baseball players.

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