Reggie Jackson is a famous retired baseball right fielder who played for Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Kansas City, and California Angels. Reggie Jackson played 21 seasons in MLB (Major League Baseball). Reggie is a professional former baseball player. He helped Oakland, and New York, and also helped California Angels to win many matches. Jackson led his teams to first place ten times over his 21-year baseball career. Check out more details below about Reggie Jackson’s Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Parents, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Salary, Biography & More
Reggie Jackson Wiki/Biography
Reggie Jackson was born on May 18, 1946 (Age: 76 years: As of 2022) in the Wyncote neighborhood of Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania. Jackson’s current residence is in Abington Township, Pennsylvania. Reggie’s full name is Reginald Martinez Jackson and his nickname is Mr. October.
The ethnicity of Reggie is half Puerto Rican and his nationality is American. The Zodiac sign of Reggie is Taurus. Reggie is a left-hander who batted and threw with his left hand. Reggie has retired.
Reggie Jackson Educational Qualification
He completed his schooling at Cheltenham High School in 1964. Reggie played football, basketball, baseball, and track and field excellently in his school.
After schooling, Reggie attended Arizona State University in Tempe on a football scholarship but ended up playing baseball and football in college.
Then Reggie was selected in the Kansas City Athletics in the 1966 Major league baseball. Reggie’s father wanted his son to go to college where he wanted to play baseball and football.
Reggie Jackson’s Physical Stats
Height: 6′ 0″ inches
Weight: 88 Kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Reggie Jackson Family & Parents
Reggie’s father’s name is Martinez Jackson, who was half Puerto Rican and a former second baseman with the Newark Eagles of NLB (Negro League Baseball) and also worked as a tailor.
Jackson’s father was arrested because of bootlegging and sentenced to six months in prison. Reggie’s mother’s name is Clara Jackson. He was one of six children of African, American, and Spanish descent.
Reggie Jackson’s Wife & Relationships
Reggie was married to Jennie Campos, who is a Mexican-American but they also divorced in 1973. His only child was born in the late 1980s.
Reggie Jackson’s Career & Profession
Reggie played in many minor leagues and start his career at his college.
In Reggie Jackson’s MLB career, he played for many teams like Kansas City or Oakland Athletics from the year 1967 to 1975, Baltimore Orioles in the year 1976, and New York Yankees from the year 1977-1981.
Reggie also won many achievements and awards for his profession:-
- 14× All-Star in 1969, 1971–1975, 1977–1984.
- 5× World Series champion in 1972–1974, 1977, 1978.
- AL MVP in 1973.
- 2× World Series MVP in 1973 and 1977.
- 2× Silver Slugger Award in 1980 and 1982.
- 4× AL home run leader in 1973, 1975, 1980, and 1982.
- AL RBI leader in 1973.
- Oakland Athletics No. 9 retired.
- New York Yankees No. 44 retired.
- Athletics Hall of Fame.
- Monument Park honoree.
Reggie Jackson’s Net Worth & Income
Reggie Jackson’s net worth is estimated at approx. $20 million USD. The salary of Reggie Jackson is about $16.41 million USD. He lives joyfully with his family.
Reggie Jackson’s Social Handles
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Reggie Jackson Amazing Facts
- Reggie injured his knee in an early season game in his junior year in the fall of 1962.
- The movie is based on Reggie named “The Bronx is Burning (1977).
- Reggie’s Ex wife’s father was killed in the Korean War.
- An assistant football coach tried to break up the relationship between Reggie and Jennie.
- Compos because Jackson was black and Campos was considered white.
- Jackson was the de facto spokesperson for the Upper Deck Company during the early 1990s.
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