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Full Name: Reginald Martinez Jackson Primary Position: OF,RF,DH
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/195 First Game: June 9, 1967
Birthdate: May 18, 1946 Final Game: October 4, 1987
Birthplace: Wyncote, Pennsylvania MLB Experience: 21 years
Bat/Throw: Left/Left
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993


Biography

Reggie Jackson (Reginald Martinez Jackson) was born on May 18, 1946 in Wyncote, Pennsylvania. He made his Major League debut on June 9, 1967 for the Kansas City Athletics. In 1968, his rookie year, he hit .250 with 29 home runs and 74 RBI. Jackson played for the Kansas City Athletics, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and California Angels over the course of his 21 year career.

Most people believe that Reggie Jackson's best season was 1969, when he slugged 47 home runs, hit for a .275 average and knocked in 118 runs.

In Game 6 of the 1977 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Reggie hit 3 home runs at Yankee Stadium to clinch the Title as 1977 World Series Champions.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1967 KC A 35 118 13 21 1 6 .178 .269 .305 4 4 10 46 5 1 1 0 1
1968 OAK A 154 553 82 138 29 74 .250 .316 .452 13 6 50 171 5 4 14 5 3
1969 OAK A 152 549 123 151 47 118 .275 .410 .608 36 3 114 142 12 1 13 20 8
1970 OAK A 149 426 57 101 23 66 .237 .359 .458 21 2 75 135 8 2 26 11 10
1971 OAK A 150 567 87 157 32 80 .277 .352 .508 29 3 63 161 6 0 16 5 7
1972 OAK A 135 499 72 132 25 75 .265 .350 .473 25 2 59 125 8 4 9 7 5
1973 OAK A 151 539 99 158 32 117 .293 .383 .531 28 2 76 111 7 0 22 11 13
1974 OAK A 148 506 90 146 29 93 .289 .391 .514 25 1 86 105 4 0 25 20 8
1975 OAK A 157 593 91 150 36 104 .253 .329 .511 39 3 67 133 3 0 17 5 10
1976 BAL A 134 498 84 138 27 91 .277 .351 .502 27 2 54 108 4 0 28 7 17
1977 NY A 146 525 93 150 32 110 .286 .375 .550 39 2 74 129 3 0 17 4 3
1978 NY A 139 511 82 140 27 97 .274 .356 .477 13 5 58 133 9 0 14 2 8
1979 NY A 131 465 78 138 29 89 .297 .382 .544 24 2 65 107 2 0 9 3 17
1980 NY A 143 514 94 154 41 111 .300 .398 .597 22 4 83 122 2 0 1 15 7
1981 NY A 94 334 33 79 15 54 .237 .330 .428 17 1 46 82 1 0 0 2 8
1982 CAL A 153 530 92 146 39 101 .275 .375 .532 17 1 85 156 2 0 4 12 10
1983 CAL A 116 397 43 77 14 49 .194 .290 .340 14 1 52 140 4 0 0 5 5
1984 CAL A 143 525 67 117 25 81 .223 .300 .406 17 2 55 141 3 1 8 7 10
1985 CAL A 143 460 64 116 27 85 .252 .360 .487 27 0 78 138 1 0 1 12 16
1986 CAL A 132 419 65 101 18 58 .241 .379 .408 12 2 92 115 3 0 1 11 14
1987 OAK A 115 336 42 74 15 43 .220 .297 .402 14 1 33 97 4 0 2 0 3
Total 2820 9864 1551 2584 563 1702 .262 .356 .490 463 49 1375 2597 96 13 228 164 183

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1967 KC A LF 19 18 167.1 30 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .912
1967 KC A RF 14 13 119.2 20 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .952
1967 KC A OF 34 32 301 55 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .933
1967 KC A CF 3 1 14 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1968 OAK A OF 151 145 1294.2 269 14 12 5 0 0 0 0 0 .959
1968 OAK A LF 1 0 2.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1968 OAK A RF 148 137 1236.2 256 13 12 5 0 0 0 0 0 .957
1968 OAK A CF 10 8 55.1 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1969 OAK A CF 10 8 77 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .955
1969 OAK A OF 150 147 1350.1 278 14 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 .964
1969 OAK A RF 144 139 1273.1 265 13 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 .965
1970 OAK A CF 50 47 365.2 119 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .967
1970 OAK A OF 142 118 1085.2 251 8 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 .956
1970 OAK A RF 114 71 720 140 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .949
1971 OAK A CF 3 2 16 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
1971 OAK A OF 145 145 1269.1 285 15 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 .977
1971 OAK A RF 145 143 1253.1 285 15 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 .980
1972 OAK A CF 92 92 791 214 4 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1972 OAK A RF 43 43 385.2 88 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .957
1972 OAK A OF 135 135 1176.2 301 5 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1973 OAK A RF 144 143 1227.2 301 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1973 OAK A DH 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1973 OAK A OF 145 144 1236.2 302 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1973 OAK A CF 1 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1974 OAK A OF 127 126 1092.2 296 8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 .968
1974 OAK A CF 3 2 22.1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1974 OAK A RF 126 124 1070.1 293 8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 .968
1974 OAK A DH 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1975 OAK A DH 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1975 OAK A OF 147 147 1260 315 13 12 5 0 0 0 0 0 .965
1975 OAK A RF 147 147 1260 317 13 12 4 0 0 0 0 0 .965
1976 BAL A CF 16 16 111 34 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .944
1976 BAL A OF 121 121 1057.2 284 8 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 .964
1976 BAL A DH 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1976 BAL A RF 112 105 946.2 248 8 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 .966
1977 NY A RF 127 126 1057 233 7 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 .949
1977 NY A DH 18 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1977 NY A OF 127 126 1057 236 7 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 .949
1978 NY A RF 104 104 911.1 207 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1978 NY A DH 35 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1978 NY A OF 104 104 911.1 212 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1979 NY A RF 125 125 1082.2 275 7 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1979 NY A DH 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1979 NY A OF 125 125 1082.2 274 7 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1980 NY A RF 94 94 787.2 171 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .961
1980 NY A DH 46 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1980 NY A OF 94 94 787.2 174 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .962
1981 NY A RF 61 60 516.2 107 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .973
1981 NY A DH 33 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1981 NY A OF 61 60 516.2 111 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1982 CAL A OF 139 137 1087.1 200 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 .972
1982 CAL A RF 139 137 1087.1 197 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1982 CAL A DH 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1983 CAL A DH 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1983 CAL A RF 47 44 355.1 70 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1983 CAL A OF 47 44 355.1 66 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1984 CAL A DH 134 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1984 CAL A RF 3 3 26.2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1984 CAL A OF 3 3 26.2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1985 CAL A OF 81 81 624.1 112 6 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 .944
1985 CAL A RF 81 81 624.1 112 6 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 .944
1985 CAL A DH 52 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1986 CAL A DH 121 111 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1986 CAL A RF 4 2 18 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .833
1986 CAL A OF 4 2 18 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .833
1987 OAK A DH 79 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1987 OAK A RF 20 20 164 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1987 OAK A OF 20 20 164 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total CF 188 177 1461.1 414 7 13 4 0 0 0 0 0 .970
Total OF 2102 2056 17755.2 4062 133 142 31 0 0 0 0 0 .967
Total DH 630 589 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total RF 1942 1861 16124.1 3625 127 126 26 0 0 0 0 0 .968
Total LF 20 18 170 31 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .914

Transactions

  • Selected by Kansas City Athletics in the 1st round (2nd pick overall) of the free-agent draft (June 7, 1966).
  • Traded by Oakland Athletics with Ken Holtzman and Bill VanBommell to Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Don Baylor, Mike Torrez and Paul Mitchell (April 2, 1976).
  • Granted free agency (November 1, 1976).
  • Signed by New York Yankees (November 29, 1976).
  • Granted free agency (November 13, 1981).
  • Signed by California Angels (January 22, 1982).
  • Granted free agency (November 12, 1986).
  • Signed by Oakland Athletics (December 24, 1986).
  • Granted free agency (December 15, 1987).

Trivia

Jackson had a notable cameo in the movie The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad.


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