Larry Jackson

Larry Jackson

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Description
Larry Jackson was one of many players featured on coins made by Topps and included in packs of baseball cards.
Jackson was a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals (1955-62,) Chicago Cubs (1963-66) and Philadelphia Phillies (1966-68).A five time All-Star, he lead the National League in wins in 1964.
After retiring from baseball, Jackson entered politics, serving the Idaho House of Representatives for four terms and as executive director of the Idaho Republican State Committee. In 1978, he unsuccessfully ran for the party nomination for governor of Idaho.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap, bottle
date made
1964
referenced
Chicago Cubs
depicted (sitter)
Jackson, Larry
maker
Topps Company, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1996.0213.012
accession number
1996.0213
catalog number
1996.0213.012
subject
Republican Party
Sports
Baseball
Professional
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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