Lawrence Curtis Jackson
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: June 2, 1931 in Nampa, ID
High School: Boise HS (Boise, ID) School: Boise State University (Boise, ID) by the Signed St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1951.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 17, 1955 (Age 23)
vs. CHC 9.0 IP, 4 H, 3 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER, W Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Cubs/Phillies 1955-1968 Final Game: September 27, 1968 (Age 37)
vs. NYM 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: August 28, 1990 in Boise, ID Cremated
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