Reggie Jackson by Dayn Perry
The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October

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“Dayn Perry, a damn fine writer, brings an insightful, fresh analysis to the career of Mr. October.”
—Peter Golenbock, author of George: The Poor Little Rich Boy Who Built the Yankee Empire

 

FoxSports.com baseball analyst and author of Winners: How Good Baseball Teams Become Great Ones, Dayn Perry brings us Reggie Jackson in all his glory—a thrilling, in-depth biography of the controversial New York Yankee slugger. A monumental sports story filled with such stellar baseball names as George Steinbrenner, Billy Martin, Jim “Catfish” Hunter, Thurman Munson, and Bucky Dent, Reggie Jackson is the first to cover the entire career of the colorful, outspoken athlete whom The Sporting News listed as one of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players of all time.

 

About Dayn Perry

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Dayn Perry wrote for ESPN.com and Baseball Prospectus before becoming a baseball columnist with FOXSports.com. He is the author of Winners: How Good Baseball Teams Become Great Ones, and he lives with his family in Chicago, Illinois.
 
Published April 22, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 478 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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Walking away with 563 home runs, 1,702 RBIs, 14 All-Star trips, five World Series rings and two World Series MVPs, “Mr. October”—the moniker was somewhat wryly bestowed, writes Perry, by then-teammate Thurman Munson prior to Jackson’s historic three home runs in three swings in Game Six of the 19...

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Baseball America

From his turbulent early years clashing with Charlie Finley in Oakland to his five-year stint stirring the drink in New York, Reggie Jackson was no stranger to the headlines and back pages of newspapers coast to coast.

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The Hardball Times

Both 1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York, by Lyle Spatz and Steve Steinberg, and Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball’s Mr. October, by Dayn Perry, are serious and thoughtful volumes displaying highly impressive research.

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