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Full Name at Birth
Reginald Martinez Jackson
Date of Birth
Former Major League Baseball Player
9 June 1967
Last MLB Game
4 October 1987
Drafted by the Kansas City Athletics in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1966 amateur draft.
Hall of Fame
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1993 (396/423 ballots).
Claim to Fame
legendary major league slugger during 1970s
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Reginald Martinez "Reggie" Jackson (born May 18, 1946) is an American former baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for five different teams (1967–1987). He was nicknamed "Mr. October" for his clutch hitting in the postseason with the Oakland A's and the New York Yankees. Jackson won five consecutive American League West divisional pennants, three consecutive American League pennants and two consecutive World Series titles as a member of the Oakland Athletics (he did not play in the 1972 World Series due to injury) from 1971 to 1975; four American League East divisional pennants, three American League pennants and two consecutive World Series titles with the Yankees from 1977 to 1981; and two American League West divisional pennants with the California Angels in 1982 and 1986. He is perhaps best remembered for hitting three consecutive home runs in the clinching game of the 1977 World Series.
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