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Jackie Jensen

Jackie Jensen Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1927
Place of Birth California
Death day July 14, 1982 (55 years old)
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Jackie Jensen

Jack Eugene Jensen is an American straight punch from Major League Baseball, who played for three American League teams between 1950 and 1961, most notably the Boston Red Sox. He was named the AL's MVP in 1958 after playing 35 home games and leading the league with 122 appearances; he also led the league in the RBI for another two years, and three times and the base was stolen once. Respected for his pitcher, he won the Golden Gloves Award and led AL in assists and doubling each twice. He retired in the early 1930s when the major league baseball tournament spread west for fear of flying. After being a star of two sports in college, Jensen was the first to play in the Rose Bowl, World Series and MLB All-Star Game.

About Jackie Jensen

MLB right fielder and winner of the 1958 American League Most Valuable Player Award.

Jackie Jensen before fame

He served in World War II before attending the University of California where he played football and baseball.

Achievement of Jackie Jensen

He became the first player to play in the Rose Bowl, the World Series, and the MLB All-Star game.

Jackie Jensen family life

He had three children with Zoe Ann Olsen but after their divorce he married Katherine Cortezi, whom he remained married to until his death.

Associations of Jackie Jensen

While on the Red Sox, he played opposite Hall of Fame outfielder Ted Williams.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Jackie Jensen

  • Coach of the California Golden Bears baseball team
  • Nevada Wolf Pack Baseball Coach
  • The American Federation stole the basis of the championship
  • Winner of the American Federation's Most Valuable Player award
  • California Golden Bears baseball players
  • American RBI Champion
  • California Golden Bears football players
  • Oakland, California athlete
  • Golden glove winner
  • American college baseball players
  • Baseball players right in the baseball league

Latest information about Jackie Jensen updated on June 07 2021.