Reginald Martinez Jackson
Born: May 18, 1946, Wyncote, Pennsylvania
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 the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1993
This Day in Baseball History
On May 23, 1989, Bo Jackson of the Kansas City Royals hits a monstrous 461-foot home run against Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers. Jackson had struggled in his previous matchups against the future Hall of Famer, striking out the last six times in succession.