Al Jackson, one of the members of the first New York Mets baseball team, has died at the age of 83.
Jackson, a native of Waco, Texas, died Monday, according to a statement from the mets. He was one of the original members of the inaugural 1962 New York Mets, going on to have a seven year career before becoming a coach for decades. He spent time as a coach for the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles, as well as a minor league instructor for the Mets.
Jackson also won a ring as part of the 1967 St. Louis Cardinals World Series championship team.