• Date Of Birth: September 28, 1942
  • Date Of Death: February 2, 2021
  • Occupation: Baseball player
  • City: North Strabane Township
  • State: Pennsylvania

Grant Dwight Jackson (September 28, 1942 – February 2, 2021) was an American professional baseball player who played eighteen seasons as a pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Montreal Expos, and Kansas City Royals from 1965 to 1982. He was a switch hitter who threw left-handed and served primarily as a relief pitcher.

Following Jackson’s playing career, he served as a coach for the Pirates and Cincinnati Reds.

Jackson retired from coaching in 2002. He was inducted into the Fostoria High School Hall of Fame two years later, as part of its inaugural class.

Jackson died on February 2, 2021, at Canonsburg Hospital in Pennsylvania. He was 78, and suffered from complications of COVID-19 in the time leading up to his death. – Available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License from Wikipedia.