Birth Name: Reginald Martinez Jackson
Place of Birth: Wyncote, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 18, 1946
Ethnicity: African-American, one quarter Puerto Rican
Reggie Jackson is an American professional baseball player. He played Major League Baseball for 21 seasons. He is in the Hall of Fame. He is nicknamed “Mr. October.”
Reggie is the son of Clara and Martinez Jackson, a professional baseball player, who was a second baseman in Negro League Baseball, and played in the 1930s for the Newark Eagles. One of Reggie’s paternal grandparents was Puerto Rican. Reggie has a daughter.
Reggie is said to be a distant cousin of professional baseball player Barry Bonds.
Reggie’s paternal grandparents were named George W. Jackson and Ella James.