which major league baseball slugger earned the nickname mr. october for his postseason heroics?
Reginald Martinez “Reggie” Jackson
Jackson was nicknamed “Mr. October” for his clutch hitting in the postseason with the Athletics and the Yankees.
Reginald Martinez “Reggie” Jackson (born May 18, 1946) is an American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons for the Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, and California Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). Jackson was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.
A clutch hitter is a baseball player with a knack for coming up with the “big” hit. The big hit is typically a game-deciding hit, sometimes a home run, often coming with two outs, although it can be any hit or play with a significant impact late in a game.