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Jackie Jensen

Date of birth: 9 March 1927
Primary position: Right Fielder

Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 2000

Career Batting Statistics through 2017 Season

SeasonABRHHRRBIBBSBAVG
195458092160251177922.276
195557495158261168916.275
19565788018220978911.315
19575448215323103758.281
19585488315735122999.286
1959535101148281128820.277
1961498641311366669.263
TOTAL3857597108917073358595.282

Awards and Recognition with Boston

Gold Glove Award, 1959
Most Valuable Player Award, 1958
RBI Champion, 1955
RBI Champion, 1958
RBI Champion, 1959

Memorable Moments for Jackie Jensen

  • 1 December 1953 - Boston trades pitcher Maury McDermott and outfielder Tom Umphlett to Washington in exchange for right fielder Jackie Jensen.
  • 9 December 1953 - Boston trades starting pitcher Mickey McDermot and center fielder Tommy Umphlett to Washington in exchange for fly catcher Jackie Jensen.
  • 20 November 1958 - Jackie Jensen ends four years of Yankees ownership of the Most Valuable Player award as the Red Sox outfielder wins American League honors, despite playing for a non-contender.