Grant Jackson (baseball)

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Grant Jackson
Grant Jackson Orioles.jpg
Pitcher
Born: (1942-09-28)September 28, 1942
Fostoria, Ohio
Died: February 2, 2021(2021-02-02) (aged 78)
Batted: Switch Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 3, 1965, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 8, 1982, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Win–loss record86–75
Earned run average3.46
Strikeouts889
Saves79
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Grant Dwight Jackson (September 28, 1942 – February 2, 2021) was an American professional baseball pitcher and coach.

Jackson played in Major League baseball (MLB) from 1965 to 1982 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Montreal Expos, and Kansas City Royals.[1]

After Jackson’s playing career, he was a coach for the Pirates and Cincinnati Reds.[2][3][4]

Jackson died on February 2, 2021 from problems caused by COVID-19, aged 78.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Grant Jackson Stats". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2020. Retrieved January 19, 2020.
  2. "Grant Jackson". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet. 2020. Retrieved January 19, 2020.
  3. Kates, Maxwell (August 1, 2017). "Grant Jackson". SABR.org. Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved January 19, 2020.
  4. "Grant Jackson Player Card - Jobs in Baseball". thebaseballcube.com. The Baseball Cube. 2020. Retrieved January 19, 2020.
  5. Mackey, Jason (2 February 2021). "Grant Jackson, the Pirates' Game 7 winner in 1979, dies at age 78". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2 February 2021.

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