The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October
By Dayn Perry
(William Morrow Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061562372, 352pp.)
Publication Date: July 2011
Categories: Sports - General
An outspoken iconoclast whose disregard for convention made him as many enemies as friends among the colorful characters of the game, Reggie Jackson was a cantankerous upstart full of swagger with a fearsome talent to match. The Baseball Hall of Famer earned the name Mr. October for the crucial clutch hitting that led his teams to the World Series six times and won him two series MVP awards. But most people don't really know the man behind the bata great athlete struggling to find his place in the world, at home, and in the sport that made him a star.
Now, in the first biography of Reggie Jackson in more than twenty-five yearsand the first to cover his entire career as a playerFOXSports.com columnist Dayn Perry provides an intimate, honest, and never-before-seen glimpse into the life and times of one of baseball's all-time greats.
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.