Jackson, Reggie

Jackson, Reggie

(Reginald Martinez Jackson), 1946–, American baseball player, b. Wyncote, Pa. In 21 years in the American League, most notably with the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees, he hit 563 home runs, winning or sharing four home run titles, and struck out a record 2,597 times. An outspoken player who starred in clutch situations, he became known as "Mr. October," especially after his performance in the 1977 World Series, when he hit five home runs, three in the deciding game.

Jackson, (Reginald Martinez) Reggie

(1946–  ) baseball player; born in Wyncote, Pa. During his 21-year career as a flamboyant and often controversial outfielder (1967–87), mostly with the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees, the left-handed slugger hit 563 homeruns and won the league Most Valuable Player award in 1973. He also holds the major league record for the most strikeouts (2,597). Known as "Mr. October," for his post-season heroics, he hit three homeruns in one game in the 1977 World Series. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1993.
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