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Photo Gallery: Latinos in Baseball

Players in major league history

  • Born to an African American father and a Latino mother, Reggie Jackson excelled at football before joining the minor leagues in 1966. Jackson went on to play 21 seasons in the major leagues, mainly for the Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees, earning the nickname “Mr. October” for his ability to hit home runs during the World Series. Jackson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993. — Photo by: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images

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