Jackie Jensen’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 9, 1927

Death Date

Jul 14, 1982

Age of Death

55 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States


Baseball Player

The baseball player Jackie Jensen died at the age of 55. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

MLB right fielder and winner of the 1958 American League Most Valuable Player Award.

He served in World War II before attending the University of California where he played football and baseball.

He became the first player to play in the Rose Bowl, the World Series, and the MLB All-Star game.

He had three children with Zoe Ann Olsen but after their divorce he married Katherine Cortezi, whom he remained married to until his death.

While on the Red Sox, he played opposite Hall of Fame outfielder Ted Williams.