Jackson’s titanic home run lifts AL to win in All-Star Game
Jackson won the 1973 AL MVP award in arguably his finest individual season. On the year he hit .293, while leading the league in home runs (32), RBI (117) and runs (99). The 14-time All-Star led the league in home runs four times and slugging percentage three times.
In his first year of eligibility, Mr. October was the lone inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993, hearing chants of “Reg-gie! Reg-gie!” from the thousands fans attending Hall of Fame Weekend in Cooperstown.
Kevin Stiner was the spring 2011 Public Relations intern for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum