Jackie Jensen

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Birthdate 03/09/1927
Death Date 07/14/1982
Debut Year 1950
Year of Induction
Teams Red Sox, Senators, Yankees
Positions Center Field, Right Field

After being a two-sport star in college, Jackie Jensen was the first man to play in the Rose Bowl, the World Series, and an MLB All Star game. 

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Pass issued to Harvey Haddix for Harrah's Casino in Lake Tahoe, signed by Jackie Jensen

Pass issued to Harvey Haddix for Harrah's Casino in Lake Tahoe, signed by Jackie Jensen

Jackie Jensen won the 1958 American League Most Valuable Player Award when he slugged 35 homers and knocked in a league-leading 122 runs. Five years later Jensen issued this pass to legendary pitcher Harvey Haddix giving the hurler “complimentary privileges at all Harrah’s restaurants and bars p

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"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball…"

~Jacques Barzun, 1954