Reggie Jackson

On Oct. 18, 1977, New York Yankees slugger Reggie Jackson hit three consecutive home runs off three different Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers during Game 6 of the World Series, earning the nickname
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Reggie Jackson, OF


Career: 1967-87, A's, Yankees, others
Fun fact: World Series MVP for two teams

He talked the talk and walked the walk, and relished his ability to rile people up with his brashness. "Fans don't boo nobodies," he famously quipped.

Jackson shined when it mattered most, hitting 18 homers in 77 postseason games, and his 563 career jacks were 30 more than anyone hit while he was active.

Previous rank: 55