Mr. October, as he was called, was well known for his World Series heroics
After returning from a knee injury, he broke five of his vertebrae in his final game.
He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1993 wearing a Yankees cap, since he was unceremoniously fired from the Oakland A's.
He is the son of Negro League player, Martinez Jackson.
He is a famous left-handed New York Yankees baseball legend, much like Don Mattingly.