Austin Jackson

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Birthday
1, 1987
Birthplace
Denton, TX
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Denton, TX

About

MLB center fielder known for his outstanding fielding range. He began his career with the Detroit Tigers in 2010 and he was traded to the Seattle Mariners in 2014.

Before Fame

He turned down a chance to play basketball and baseball in college and instead was drafted by the New York Yankees after high school.

Trivia

He was the runner-up for AL Rookie of the Year in 2010 and won the Fielding Bible Award in 2011.

Family Life

He was born to Alice and Albert Jackson.

Associated With

He played alongside first baseman Prince Fielder on the Tigers from 2012 to 2013.