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  Reggie Jackson | BaseballLibrary.com
Jackson was as aggressive on the bases and in the field as he was at the plate.
Jackson's dugout fights with Martin and the clash of personalities with owner George Steinbrenner drove him to California in 1982, where he led the league in HR with 39 and the Angels to a division title.
Reggie doubles home a run in the 1st, homers in the 3rd and 5th, each time with Tommie Reynolds on base, strikes out with the bases loaded in the 6th, and singles in two with the sacks full in the 7th.
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  Reggie Jackson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reggie Jackson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993 in recognition of his talents.
Jackson hit 47 home runs in 1969, and was briefly ahead of the pace that Roger Maris set when he broke the single-season record for home runs with 61 in 1961, and that of Babe Ruth when he set the previous record of 60 in 1927.
Jackson later said that the sportswriters were claiming he was "dating a lady named 'Ruth Maris.'" That off-season, Jackson sought an increase in salary, and A's owner Charlie Finley threatened to send Jackson to the minors.
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 Reggie Jackson - MSN Encarta
Reggie Jackson, born in 1946, American baseball player, the sixth-leading home run hitter of all time (563) and the all-time career strikeout leader (2597).
Jackson was born Reginald Martinez Jackson in Wyncote, Pennsylvania.
October.” Jackson's brash public persona and dramatic performances on the field supported his claim that he was “the straw that stirs the drink.” He retired after the 1987 season and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.
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 Anaheim angeles
Reggie Jackson was born on May 18, 1946, and spent his Major League baseball career playing for the Angels, Kansas City, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees.
Reggie Jackson had an RBI of 24 and.357 was his batting average.
Reggie Jackson played for 20 years and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.
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 ESPN Classic - Reggie saved his best for October
Jackson, however, always seemed to save his best for the autumn; He had plenty of opportunity to shine in postseason play, a member of 11 division champions, six pennant winners and five world champions.
In 1978, Jackson picked up where he left off in 1977, homering in the first game to give him six round-trippers in four consecutive Series games (another record) and in the sixth game to give him seven in back-to-back Series (still another record).
In 1973, Jackson was the American League MVP when he led the league in homers (32), RBI (117), runs (99) and slugging percentage (.531) and followed it up by winning the World Series MVP in a seven-game victory over the Mets.
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 Wikinfo | Reggie Jackson
Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946) was a professional American baseball player from 1967 to 1987.
Jackson's other accomplishments include winning the 1973 regular-season MVP award, amassing a total of 563 career homeruns, maintaining a.490 career slugging percentage, and the dubious distinction of being the all-time leader in striking out with 2597.
Jackson played with the Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, and, in the twilight of his career, the California Angels.
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 Reggie Jackson
Reggie was in charge of this operation and he instructed the kids on how to start the engine and the precautions necessary to drive the dragster.
Reggie has been working out of town the last 2 weeks, working long hours and this weekend was the first time he had a chance to work on his motor installation.
Reggie is using his extensive knowledge of nuclear reactor materials to consult with one of the sister plants owned by the electric utility he works for.
www.bracketmasters.com /reggie_jackson.htm   (2081 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson - BR Bullpen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Reggie Jackson (1946-...), was one of the greatest sluggers in baseball history and one of the sport's most colorful personalities.
Jackson's clutch hitting in the postseason earned him the nickname "Mister October." He cemented his reputation as a clutch hitter in 1977, when in Game 6 of the World Series, he hit three home runs off three different pitchers in the deciding game of the Series.
Jackson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on January 5, 1993 by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Reggie_Jackson   (493 words)

  
 African American Registry: Reggie Jackson, "Mr. October"!
*Reggie Jackson was born on this date in 1946.
Jackson was a four-sport varsity athlete in high school; at Arizona State he played both baseball and football.
In his first year of eligibility, Jackson was named on 396 of the 423 ballots and elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
aaregistry.com /african_american_history/2206/Reggie_Jackson_Mr_October   (407 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson | BaseballLibrary.com
Jackson was as aggressive on the bases and in the field as he was at the plate.
Jackson's dugout fights with Martin and the clash of personalities with owner George Steinbrenner drove him to California in 1982, where he led the league in HR with 39 and the Angels to a division title.
Reggie doubles home a run in the 1st, homers in the 3rd and 5th, each time with Tommie Reynolds on base, strikes out with the bases loaded in the 6th, and singles in two with the sacks full in the 7th.
baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/J/Jackson_Reggie.stm   (4172 words)

  
 Memorable Moments - Moment 18 - Reggie Jackson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Jackson started his incredible feat in the bottom of the fourth inning, with the score tied at two and Burt Hooton on the mound.
Jackson's drive headed for the right-field wall but he wasn't sure if it was going over it, so he ran hard to first base until he realized that the ball cleared the wall for his second home run of the night.
Jackson was then given one of the loudest curtain calls ever.
www.mlb.com /mlb/events/memorable_moments/pop_moment18.html   (1249 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson
Reggie Jackson's parents divorced when he was six, and Jackson was raised by his father, who had played for the Negro Leagues' Newark Eagles.
Jackson was one of his own biggest fans, occasionally telling reporters about "the magnitude of me", and once declaring himself "the straw that stirs the drink".
Jackson also once said he would give anything to be "half the player Willie Mays is".
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 Reggie Jackson : MLB Legends   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Reggie Jackson was one of the most successful all-or-nothing sluggers in the history of the game, as well as one of its best clutch performers.
Reggie Jackson will not only be remembered for the “Reg-gie” candy bar, but also for his monster game in Game 6 of the 1977 World Series.
Reggie Jackson has done some acting after his career ended, appearing as himself in “BaseKetball” and “The Naked Gun.” Now Jackson is currently with the Yankees, serving as a special advisor.
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 A A World . Reference Room . Articles . Reggie Jackson | PBS
Jackson was encouraged in sports by his father and became a star athlete at Cheltenham High School in Pennsylvania, excelling in track and football as well as baseball.
In 1976 he was traded to the Baltimore Orioles, and in 1977 as a free agent he signed a five-year contract with the New York Yankees for nearly $3 million.
Jackson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.
www.pbs.org /wnet/aaworld/reference/articles/reggie_jackson.html   (303 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson
Reggie will become Director of the new Baton Rouge SMART Program when the official papers are drawn up and registered with the State of Louisiana later this month.
Reggie was one of 6 team mates that had cars at the show.
Reggie just purchased a new Pace, 28ft., trailer that will be rigged to carry his race car and the BMRT Jr.
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 Halos Heaven :: A Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Blog
Jackson publicly feuded with A's owner Charlie Finley, and with the advent of free agency, Finley knew he wouldn't be able to pay his star slugger what he could get in baseball's new salary environment.
Jackson, who wasn't sure whether the ball would be caught and had advanced halfway to second, should have been a dead duck.
Jackson, who had always been a diffident defensive player, would be playing out his age 36 season when he came to the Angels; playing time in the field would also limit his plate time.
www.halosheaven.com /story/2006/2/9/14344/67341   (2912 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson
Jackson also played 9 seasons with the Oakland Athletics and 5 seasons with the California Angels; he played 5 seasons with the Yankees.
Reggie could talk and Reggie could hit: a sportswriter's dream.
October" for his World Series heroics with both the Athletics and Yankees (10 home runs including four in a row, 24 RBIs and a.357 batting average in 27 games), he was one of the game's premier power hitters, blasting 563 career roundtrippers, sixth all-time.
www.baseball-statistics.com /HOF/Jackson-Reggie.html   (535 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson | The BASEBALL Page
Jose Canseco tried to learn everything he could from the elder Jackson when the two were teammates at the end of Reggie's career, but failed to learn how to charm the press.
Jackson was still a five tool player, stealing 13 bases and using his rocket arm in right.
Reggie and Babe Ruth are the only two players to ever hit three home runs in a World Series game.
www.thebaseballpage.com /players/jacksre01.php   (628 words)

  
 Lewiston School Department--Portrait Gallery: Reggie Jackson
Reggie Jackson was born on May 18, 1946, in Wyncotte, Pennsylvania.
Reggie was the sixth leading homerun hitter of all time and the all time career "Strikeout" leader.
Reggie Jackson has a nonprofit organization at this present time called Mr.
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This official MLB ball was hand-signed by Hall Of Famer Reggie Jackson and inscribed with his home run total of 563.
Reggie Jackson New York Yankees Autographed Pinstripe Jersey with HOF 93 In...
Reggie Jackson, Double Matted 8" X 10" Photograph in Black Anodized Aluminu...
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 Reggie Jackson Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Reggie Jackson was born on Saturday, May 18, 1946, in Wyncote, Pennsylvania.
Jackson was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 9, 1967, with the Kansas City Athletics.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Reggie Jackson baseball stats page.
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 ESPN.com - MLB - Reggie Jackson ignores gag, talks about steroids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
TAMPA, Fla. -- Reggie Jackson challenged baseball's whopping home run totals, and claimed that some are the result of players taking steroids.
Jackson also said he wants to join fellow Hall of Famers in meeting with baseball commissioner Bud Selig to discuss baseball's steroid-testing rules, which he does not believe are stringent enough.
Jackson also criticized the baseball players' association for not accepting a more stringent drug-testing policy.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/news/story?id=1756472   (459 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson And Those Vultures - Deadspin
Back in October, Reggie was a guest on AOL's Sports Bloggers Live and was borderline insane, in an endlessly amusing way.
But yesterday, Reggie was on the show again.
You can hear the full glimpse into the dark mind of Reggie, if you're up for such a journey.
deadspin.com /.../baseball/reggie-jackson-and-those-vultures-162794.php   (441 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson Baseball Collectibles
Reginald Martinez "Reggie" Jackson was born on May 18, 1946 in Wyncote, Pennsylvania (USA).
He is the only non-pitcher to have won World Series most valuable player honors twice (in 1973 with the Oakland A's and in 1977 with the New York Yankees).
Reggie Jackson was one of the most clutch baseball players of all time, often referred to as "Mr.
www.baseball-fanatics.com /memorabilia/jackson.php   (196 words)

  
 The Reggie Jackson Car Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ReggieJackson.com auctions Reggie's 1970 Nova SS Reggie Jackson's 1970 Nova SS was one of the top sellers on Ebay Motors' "Cars of the Stars" promotion.
The beautiful green with fl interior Chevy was offered with an official Reggie Jackson Statball.
Reggie attended this year, in January, and auctioned 8 cars including his Ferrari F-40 and 275 GTB.
www.reggiescars.com /news.html   (185 words)

  
 GM Performance Parts | Experience What GM Performance Parts Can Do
Working with GM Performance Parts, GM Performance Division, and the leaders of the performance aftermarket, Reggie Jackson is looking to build the ultimate 1969 Camaro.
To do that, GM will be provided with a pristine 1969 Camaro directly from Reggie’s private collection.
In addition to a SEMA display vehicle, the Reggie Jackson Camaro will also benefit from Reggie’s own support as he meets fans, signs autographs, and answers questions about this exciting project.
www.gmperformanceparts.com /Racing/reggie_jackson.jsp   (330 words)

  
 Reggie Jackson Autographed Baseball - Steiner Sports
With 563 career home runs Jackson became the first player to hit 100 or more homers with three different teams, the Oakland A?s, the New York Yankees and the California Angels.
Reggie Jackson signed this beautiful official MLB baseball.
Reggie Jackson #44 2006 Spring Training Locker Room Name Plate
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