Reggie Jackson

Reggie Jackson autograph
Birthdate 5/18/1946
Death Date
Debut Year 1967
Year of Induction 1993
Teams Angels, Athletics, Orioles, Yankees
Positions Designated Hitter, Right Field

“Mr. October” appeared in the post season 10X in a 12 year span from 1971-82, hitting 18 homers and 48 RBI in 281 career post season at bats.

In the collection:

Reggie Jackson Topps extension signed 2/28/1974

Reggie Jackson Topps extension signed 2/28/1974

Seventy-five dollars is what Reggie Jackson received from Topps Chewing Gum to appear on it’s baseball cards for the 1974, ’75, and ’76 seasons. Signed by Jackson at the bottom, this is a good example of an early Jackson signature. Topps was happy to have Reggie as a key to their set. Already a superstar by the time
1974 Topps card

1974 Topps card

This is the card for which Mr. October signed the Topps contract shown earlier. The picture that adorns Reggie’s 1974 Topps card was taken during Jackson’s 1973 MVP campaign. He led the league in homers, runs batted in, slugging percentage and OPS to gain his sole Most Valuable Player Award. A 14-time All Star, Jackson finished with 563 career home runs.
Letter to Reggie from HoFer Larry Doby

Letter to Reggie from HoFer Larry Doby

An endorsement from Reggie Jackson is what fellow Hall of Famer Larry Doby was asking for in this letter dated January 11, 1993. Doby writes to Mr. October asking Reggie to peruse The Rules of Baseball by David Nemec and add comments that can be used on the back cover of the book or in marketing materials.

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