Baseball Card autogaphed by Reggie Jackson, New York Yankees


1979 Topps All-Star Baseball card autographed by New York Yankees' right fielder Reggie Jackson.

Reginald Reggie Martinez Jackson (b.1946) played Major League baseball from 1967-1981, starring for the Oakland Athletics (1967-1975, 1987) Baltimore Orioles (1976,) New York Yankees (1977-1981) and California Angels (1982-1986.) Known as Mr. October for his postseason performances, Jackson played on Five World Series Champions, taking home two World Series Most Valuable Player trophies. A 14 time All-Star and 1973's American League Most Valuable Player, Jackson hit 563 home runs over the course of his career, along with a lifetime .262 batting average, 2,584 hits and 1,702 runs batted in.

Often finding himself at the center of controversy, Jackson was one of the premiere celebrity athletes of his generation. He was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.

Date Made: 1979

Depicted (Sitter): Jackson, ReggieAssociated Name: New York YankeesMaker: Topps Chewing Gum

Name Of Sport Or Game: BaseballLevel Of Sport: Major LeagueWeb Subject: Sports


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Credit Line: Scott Shaw

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0102.01Catalog Number: 1983.0102.01Accession Number: 1983.0102

Object Name: card, baseballOther Terms: Postcard; Autograph

Physical Description: ink (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_668400

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