Jackie Jensen

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Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jul 14, 1982 (55)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jul 14, 1982 (55)

About

MLB right fielder and winner of the 1958 American League Most Valuable Player Award.

Before Fame

He served in World War II before attending the University of California where he played football and baseball.

Trivia

He became the first player to play in the Rose Bowl, the World Series, and the MLB All-Star game.

Family Life

He had three children with Zoe Ann Olsen but after their divorce he married Katherine Cortezi, whom he remained married to until his death.

Associated With

While on the Red Sox, he played opposite Hall of Fame outfielder Ted Williams.

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