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Handsome Ransom Jackson Talks Brooklyn, Ballparks, and Baseball
Handsome Ransom Jackson Talks Brooklyn, Ballparks, and Baseball
Former big leaguer Randy "Handsome Ransom" Jackson returned to Sportstalk to talk more baseball with us. The 90-year old was a two-time all-star third baseman with the Chicago Cubs before joining the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1956. Jackson was traded to the Dodgers to take over for Jackie Robinson, but the two played together for the 1956 season...
90 Year Old Handsome Ransom Jackson Reminisces about Baseball and Football Career
90 Year Old Handsome Ransom Jackson Reminisces about Baseball and Football Career
Handsome Ransom Jackson is full of stories. The 90-year old former big leaguer is happy to talk about playing for the Chicago Cubs in the mid 1950s when a young rookie shortstop named Ernie Banks broke into the majors. A few years later, Jackson had been traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers and was seen as the eventual replacement for Jackie Robinson...