Tagged: ‘reggie jackson’

This Date in New York Yankees History, 1977: Mr. October Smacks Three HRs
October 18th, 2015 at 9:03 AM
The New York Yankees won the World Series on this date in 1977 when slugger Reggie Jackson belted three HRs on three swings in the sixth and final game of the fall classic against the Los Angeles Dodgers. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson had come to New York as a high-priced free agent in the...

Mr. October Likes the New York Yankees’ Chances in the AL Playoffs
October 6th, 2015 at 8:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Reggie Jackson isn't called Mr. October for nothing. He came to New York via free agency in 1977, proclaimed himself the straw that stirs the drink and jacked out three consecutive HRs on three pitches to lead the Yankees over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series that season. He...

Reggie Jackson Gushes Over How Good New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Is
May 9th, 2015 at 11:04 AM
If there's one man in the New York Yankees organization right now who can spot greatness, it's Mr. October. ***PHOTO1*** Reggie Jackson, who has been working with New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge, had nothing but praise for the 23-year-old outfielder and his ability to dominate at the plate in Double-A Jackson even...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Dominating Double-A; Working with Reggie Jackson
May 6th, 2015 at 2:10 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge slammed another home run for the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday night in a losing effort. ***PHOTO1*** For Judge, it was his fifth homer of the season and he now has 14 RBI. Perhaps more importantly, Judge is hitting to an impressive .333 average. This is significant because...

Reggie Jackson Fails to Sell Yankee Stadium Letters; Mets Old Bullpen Cart Sells for Ridiculous Amount
April 2nd, 2015 at 5:01 PM
New York Yankees legend Reggie Jackson has accomplished some great things in the game of baseball during his career, however Mr. October swung and missed at a New York City auction in his bid to sell the old Yankee Stadium letters. ***PHOTO2*** Jackson originally bought the letters that spelled out Yankee Stadium...