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Meet National Baseball Hall of Famer and former Chicago Cub Fergie Jenkins this Sunday at Wrigleyville Sports.

Are you interested in meeting National Baseball Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins? Well, here is your chance. This Sunday April 8th at Wrigleyville Sports across from Wrigley Field in Chicago Mr. Jenkins will be signing autographs from 1pm- 3pm. This an amazing opportunity to meet an absolute legend of the game.

Fergie will be debuting his all-new FERGIE JENKINS t-shirts (available in red, blue, & black) by @BullHornBrand at his autograph appearance @WrigleySports this Sunday, April 8 from 1pm-3pm. 8x10s, baseballs, cards, bobbleheads, books will also be for sale. See you there. Courtesy of @AUTGRF1

@SigStrength children’s author @Marla_Mckenna will be joining Fergie at the 4/8/18 signing @WrigleySports where copies of her book “Mom’s Big Catch” will be available for signing.

Ferguson Jenkins
Born: December 13, 1942 (age 75)
Chatham, Ontario
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 10, 1965, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1983, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 284–226
Earned run average 3.34
Strikeouts 3,192
Teams
Philadelphia Phillies (1965–1966)
Chicago Cubs (1966–1973)
Texas Rangers (1974–1975)
Boston Red Sox (1976–1977)
Texas Rangers (1978–1981)
Chicago Cubs (1982–1983)
Career highlights and awards
3× All-Star (1967, 1971, 1972)
NL Cy Young Award (1971)
2× Wins leader (1971, 1974)
NL strikeout leader (1969)
Chicago Cubs #31 retired
Texas Rangers Hall of Fame
Member of the National
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Induction 1991
Vote 75.4% (third ballot)

Ferguson Arthur “Fergie” Jenkins Jr.(born December 13, 1942) is a Canadian former professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, and Boston Red Sox, from 1965 through 1983. He also played basketball in the off-season for the Harlem Globetrotters from 1967 to 1969, and pitched two seasons in Canada for the minor league London Majors following his major league career. In 1991, Jenkins became the first Canadian to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Jenkins played the majority of his career for the Cubs. He was a National League (NL) and Cubs All-Star for three seasons, and in 1971, he was the first Canadian and Cubs pitcher to win a Cy Young Award. He was a 20-game winner for seven seasons, including six consecutive seasons for the Cubs. He was the NL leader in wins, in 1971, and the American League (AL) leader in wins, in 1974. He was also the NL leader in complete games in 1967, 1970, and 1971, and the AL leader in complete games in 1974. He led the NL in strikeouts in 1969 and had over 3,000 strikeouts during his career.

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