Ferguson Jenkins Rank
About Ferguson Jenkins
Born into a family with a good history in sports, Ferguson Jenkins participated in many sporting events before settling on baseball as his preferred game. During his teen stage, he was mostly used as a 1st baseman before gradually turning into one of the best pitchers of his time.
The Canadian began playing in the MLB in 1962 when he joined the Philadelphia Phillies. He went on to feature for many top teams like Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, and Texas Rangers.
Jenkins turned his attention to politics after ending his playing career. He contested for a position at Windsor—Riverside electoral riding on the tickets of the Ontario Liberal Party.
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- Ferguson Jenkins Sr.
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He won the National League’s Cy Young Award in 1971. During his playing days, he was named to three All-Star.
In 1991, his name was included in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, becoming the first player from Canada to achieve this feat.
He also won Canada’s Lou Marsh Trophy in 1974. Five years later, he became a “Member of the Order of Canada”.
As part of efforts to honor him, the Chicago Cubs’ No. 31 jersey has been retired.
In 1980, he was arrested for allegedly smuggling illegal drugs outside the country.
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Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.Ferguson Jenkins
F.A.Q. about Ferguson Jenkins
When is his birthday?
Ferguson Jenkins' birthday is on December 13, 1942.
In how many days is his birthday?
Ferguson's birthday is in 6 days
How old is he?
He is 78 years old.
Where is Ferguson from?
He was born in Chatham, Ontario, Canada.
Ferguson Jenkins' Popularity
Ferguson Jenkins is a famous Baseball player, who was born on December 13, 1942. As a person born on this date, Ferguson Jenkins is listed in our database as the 56th most popular celebrity for the day (December 13) and the 182nd most popular for the year (1942).
People born on December 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Ferguson Jenkins is the 2065th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Ferguson Jenkins' birthday, Ferguson Jenkins is the 1055th most famous Canadian.
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