Thursday, October 18, 2012

Reggie Jackson

On this date in 1977, Reggie Jackson becomes known as "Mr. October" when he hits three consecutive home runs in Game Six of the World Series leading the Yankees to an 8-4 victory and the World Championship over the Dodgers.

"He'd give you the shirt off his back. Of course, he'd call a press conference to announce it." - Catfish Hunter


Al Penwasser said...

On this date in 2012, the Yankees? Not so much.

Contrary Guy said...

It was a strange ending for a 95 win team.