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Edwin Jackson retires after 17 MLB seasons for record 14 teams

Edwin Jackson (Mark Brown /Getty Images)

Edwin Jackson, who played for 14 different teams in 17 seasons, holds the record for Major League Baseball, he said Friday Announced his retirement from baseball tonight.

Jackson said in a statement on Instagram, “This game has taught me a lot about life and has made me who I am today! “

” 19 years ago today, I had the privilege of having the opportunity to lace up my shoes, hit the court and make my Los Angeles Dodgers debut …Today, I am happy to hang up the cleats and close out a 22-year baseball career,” Jackson wrote. The 39-year-old right-hander last pitched in the majors was with the 2019 Detroit Tigers. Most recently, he helped Team USA win a silver medal at last summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Along with the Tigers, Jackson also scored with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays.

His career accomplishments include an All-Star selection with the Tigers in 2009, D-Backs in 2010 and World’s 2011 with the Reds The Sparrows’ series champion, three years perfectly captured his nomadic career.

He ended his pitching career with a 4.78 ERA and 1.47 WHIP in 412 games (318 starts). He struck out 1,508 batters in 1,960 innings.

Jackson wrote in his retirement announcement. He ended his career in Tokyo, making two appearances outside the bullpen for Team USA. He gave up one hit, one walk, and didn’t win two strikeouts. Jackson did not sign with the team for the 2022 MLB season before retiring.



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