Monday, February 21, 2011
1994 Flair Darrin Jackson
Who is this? Chicago White Sox broadcaster Darrin Jackson
What is this? An autographed card from the 1994 Flair set
Where'd I get it? I purchased it from a dealer at an autograph show earlier this month.
How much did it cost? $4
Why is this so special? Jackson was a major league outfielder for 12 seasons, playing for seven different teams including the Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He was known as a good defensive outfielder, but offense wasn't his strong suit. Jackson's best season was 1991 when he hit .262 with 21 home runs and 49 RBI for the Padres.
In addition to his time in major league baseball, Jackson played for the Seibu Lions in Japan in 1995 and 1996. After he retired, Jackson became a television broadcaster for the White Sox. Since 2009, he's worked on the radio side.
Jackson's autograph is very legible for a recent player.