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Reggie Jackson: Ex-New York Yankees Slugger Doesn’t Belong in the Hall of Fame

month, former New York Yankee slugger Reggie Jackson created quite a stir. He told Phil Taylor of Sports Illustrated that Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and others weren't worthy of being in the Hall of Fame.

Jackson was quoted as saying that A-Rod, Kirby Puckett, Gary Carter, Don Sutton, Phil Niekro and Bert Blyleven didn't deserve to be in the Hall. He also said he had questions about Jim Rice's candidacy.

What struck me as funny about those comments was that I've always questioned whether Jackson should be a Hall of Famer.

I mean, for the most part, Reggie was a one-dimensional player. He hit home runs.

I believe Jackson got into the Hall on the power of two things: Playing in New York and having one sensational game—the ...

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