Mike Jackson (left-handed pitcher)

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Mike Jackson
Pitcher
Born: (1946-03-27) March 27, 1946 (age 71)
Paterson, New Jersey
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 10, 1970, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
July 27, 1973, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2–3
Earned run average 5.80
Strikeouts 33
Teams

Michael Warren Jackson (born March 27, 1946 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He pitched from 1970–1973 for the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals and Cleveland Indians.

Jackson made his major league debut with the Phillies against the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 10, 1970, in which he pitched the final 113 innings in a 7–0 loss, giving up three hits, walking one and striking out one. The very first batter he faced was future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton. During the at bat, the Dodgers pulled off a double steal, with Willie Crawford stealing home. Sutton then doubled to score the Dodgers' final run of the game.[1]

Jackson appeared in as many as 10 games in a season once, in 1973. After being traded from the Royals to the Indians on June 8, 1973, he pitched in his final game on July 27, 1973. During a four-year baseball career, he compiled 2 wins, 33 strikeouts, and a 5.80 earned run average.

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  1. ^ "May 10, 1970, Dodgers at Phillies Box Score and Play by Play". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. May 10, 1970. Retrieved June 3, 2015. 

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