Jason Thompson

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Birthday
6, 1954
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
California

About

Three-time MLB All-Star first baseman who hit 208 home runs during his 11-year career which spanned from 1976 to 1986; played for the Detroit Tigers, California Angels, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Montreal Expos.

Before Fame

He opted to attend Cal State Northridge when he was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Trivia

On June 26, 1984, he hit four home runs in a doubleheader at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.

Family Life

His son, Matt, became a Little League coach in Saudi Arabia.

Associated With

He was given the nickname Rooftop by former teammate Rusty Staub.