Edwin Jackson Celebrity Life
Edwin Jackson was born on 9th September 1983. He is an American baseball player who was born in Germany who is a pitcher and is a free agent at present. Jackson has earlier played for several teams in the MLB or Major League Baseball. He has the record of playing for more teams in major league as compared to any other player in the history of MLB. He played for the Toronto Blue Jays, which was his fourteenth club in 2019.
Edward Jackson Sr., Jackson's father was employed in the American army and was based in Germany when the latter was born, He has been one of the 27 players in the major league whose birth took place in Germany. The first 8 years of the player's life was spent in Germany.
He spent some years in Louisiana prior to spending the remaining years of his youth in Georgia's Columbus. He took admission in Georgia's Shaw High School from 1997-2001. The player helped in leading the baseball team of the Raiders to the title of GHSA AAAA State Championship in 2001.
Professional baseball career
Tampa Bay Rays: Chuck Tiffany, the left-handed pitcher and Jackson were traded on 14th January 2006 for Lance Carter and Danys Baez, both pitchers. The player pitched in twenty-three games in 2006 and had an ERA of 5.45. The following year, the player transformed into a full-time starter.
Detroit Tigers: The Rays traded him to the Detroit Tigers on 10th December 2008 in exchange for Matt Joyce, the outfielder. he played his debut game for the Tigers on 7th April 2009 when their opponent team was the Toronto Blue Jays. The player was chosen to represent the Tigers in the All-Star Game in 2990 along with his other teammates Brandon Inge, Justin Verlander, Curtis Granderson.
Chicago White Sox: Jackson was traded by the Diamondbacks on 30th July 2010for players David Holmberg and Daniel Hudson.
Louis Cardinals: The player was traded to the team Toronto Blue Jays along with players like Zach Stewart, Jason Frasor, and Mark Teahen on 27th July 2011. The player was then traded by the Blue Jays to another team St. Louis Cardinals on the same. For the season of 2012, the player refused the offer of salary arbitration for 1-year. He eventually went on to become a free agent when 2011 ended.
Washington Nationals: He agreed to enter into a contract for a year with the Nationals on 2nd February 2012. It was reported that the contract was worth 11 million USD.
Chicago Cubs: Jackson entered into a contract for 4 years with Chicago Cubs on 2nd January 2013 worth about 52 million USD.
Atlanta Braves: The Atlanta Braves entered into a contract with Jackson on 14th August for a part of the season of 2015. The next day he played his first game for the Braves.
Miami Martins: He entered into a contract with the Miami Martins for a year worth 507.500 USD on 13th January 2016.
San Diego Padres: Jackson signed a minor-league contract in June 2016 with the Padres. He was called and played for the first time for the team on 17th July 2016.
Toronto Blue Jays: The Toronto Blue Jays acquired Jackson on 11th May 2019 for cash considerations.
Detroit Tigers: He returned to play for Detroit Tigers on 22nd July 2019 after entering into a minor-league agreement with the team.
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