Reggie Jackson Questions Whether Rice, Puckett, Carter Belong In Hall Of Fame

July 5, 2012 12:00 AM
Reggie Jackson Questions Whether Rice, Puckett, Carter Belong In Hall Of Fame
" BOSTON (CBS) — Reggie Jackson was a career .262 hitter for A’s, Angels, Yankees and Orioles, averaging 27 home runs and 81 RBIs per season in his 21-year stint in the major leagues, 14 of which included All-Star selections. Yet he didn’t make the Hall of Fame for his regular-season statistics. No, it was his 18 homers and 48 postseason RBIs, along with his five World Series titles, that established the legend of “Mr. October” and led to his being elected to the Hall in his first year of eligibility.

Jackson spoke to Sports Illustrated for this month’s issue, and he offered his opinions on who should not be in the Hall of Fame. Unsurprisingly, Jackson didn’t hold back.

“I didn’t see Kirby Puckett as a Hall of Famer,” Jackson told SI. “I didn’t see Gary Carter as a Hall of Famer "

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