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Reggie Jackson

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Baseball Player

The Resume

    (May 18, 1946- )
    Raised in Oakland, California
    Outfielder for Oakland A's, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and California Angels
    Member of Baseball's Hall of Fame
    Known as Mr. October (because he shines during the World Series)
    He appeared as himself in 'The Naked Gun,' 'Baseketball,' 'Summer of Sam' and 'Richie Rich'

Why he might be annoying:

    NY Yankee manager, Billy Martin got into a loud televised argument in the dugout, when Reggie ignored the bunt sign.
    (Reggie was suspended for 5 days and Billy Martin was fired.)
    He is known for his huge ego.
    NY Yankee team captain, Thurman Munson publicly opposed of him coming to the Yankees, when Jackson said that he would be 'the straw that stirs the drink.'
    He said if he came to New York, they would name a candy bar after him (and they did).
    He trademark the name, 'Mr. October,' so no one else can call themselves that.
    He quit his job as the Yankee Advisor when owner, George Steinbrenner held back his paycheck because Jackson charge $14,000 in personal expenses on his corporate credit card (1998).
    He was sentenced to three years probation and 40 hours of community service for brawling with his business partner (Nov., 2000).
    He was forced to resign a position with an online casino because of baseball's strict anti-gambling policy.
    His favorite singing group is the Ojays.
    His favorite books are the Bible and 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.'

Why he might not be annoying:

    In the sixth and final game of the 1977 world series (Yankee Stadium), he hit three home runs in his last three at bats, all off different pitchers and all on the first pitch.
    In his first game at Yankee Stadium in 1978, he hit a home run on the very first pitch.
    He is in baseball's Hall of Fame.
    When he signed with the Yankees in 1977, he was the highest paid baseball player (5 years, $2.5 million).
    He collects cars (has over 90).
    He's left handed.
    He loves chocolate mint ice cream.
    His favorite actors are Brando, De Niro, Pachino, Kilmer and Glover.
    His favorite actresses are Theron, Pfeiffer and Streep.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 676 Votes: 50.15% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 1114 Votes: 36.09% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 584 Votes: 44.69% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 76 Votes: 48.68% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 43 Votes: 51.16% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 73 Votes: 73.97% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 37 Votes: 10.81% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 64 Votes: 51.56% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 30 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 37 Votes: 45.95% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 88 Votes: 48.86% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 217 Votes: 41.47% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 57 Votes: 56.14% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 53 Votes: 43.40% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 133 Votes: 46.62% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 136 Votes: 51.47% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 213 Votes: 40.85% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 276 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 679 Votes: 44.48% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 684 Votes: 55.70% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2335 Votes: 61.24% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 7626 Votes: 35.80% Annoying