Happy birthday Reggie Jackson!
Joe DiMaggio, John McNamara and Reggie Jackson (1969)
A’S SPRING TRAINING
Bradenton, Florida March 1, 1968 - In these previously unpublished photos, Reggie Jackson (back to camera) talks with manager Bob Kennedy and new consultant Joe DiMaggio #5.
In the second photo DiMaggio meets Sal Bando #6.
1968 was the Athletic’s first season in Oakland, California.
(Photos by Howard Erker / Oakland Tribune Staff Archives)
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie “Mr. October” Jackson
Oakland, CA July 2, 1969 - Oakland A’s slugger Reggie Jackson surrounded by sports writers in the locker room. (Photo by Ron Riesterer / Oakland Tribune Staff Archives)
Sliding into home, April 14, 1970. (Photo by Lonnie Wilson / Oakland Tribune Staff Archives)
Jackson giving some tips to local kids on throwing after a workout at the Coliseum in April 1974. (Photo by Russ Reed / Oakland Tribune Staff Archives)
Here’s your first glimpse of the Reggie Jackson Bobblehead commemorating his 1973 World Series Game 7 home run.
On April 27, 10,000 fans will receive the bobblehead upon entry. Everyone in the ballpark can enjoy the 1973 Oakland A’s World Series team reunion during a special pre-game ceremony.
April 27 game tickets go on sale Sunday, January 27 at 9am PT.
For more promotions, visit www.oaklandathletics.com/promotions