The Hall of Famers

Reginald Martinez Jackson
Born:  May 18, 1946, Wyncote, PA
Bats:  L  Throws:  L
Played for:  Kansas City A's (1967), Oakland A's (1968-1975, 1987), Baltimore Orioles (1976), New York Yankees (1977-1981), California Angels (1982-1986)
Elected to Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers:  1993
396  votes of 423  ballots cast   (93.62%)
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Biography

Reggie Jackson earned the nickname Mr. October for his World Series heroics with both the A's and Yankees. In 27 Fall Classic games, he amassed 10 home runs - including four in consecutive at-bats - 24 RBI and a .357 batting average. As one of the game's premier power hitters, he blasted 563 career round-trippers. A terrific player in the clutch and an intimidating cleanup hitter, Jackson compiled a lifetime slugging percentage of .490 and earned American League MVP honors in 1973.

Quotes

“I must admit, when Reggie hit his third home run (1977 World Series) and I was sure nobody was looking, I applauded in my glove.”
—  Steve Garvey

Photo Gallery

Video Clips

  • Reggie Jackson video bio: Watch

Audio Clips

  • Reggie Jackson's Hall of Fame speech: Listen