Travis Jackson
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"Travis Calvin Jackson" was an American baseball shortstop. In Major League Baseball (MLB), Jackson played for the San Francisco Giants/New York Giants from 1922 through 1936, winning the 1933 World Series, and representing the Giants in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game/MLB All-Star in 1934. After his retirement as a player, Jackson manager (baseball)/managed in minor league baseball through to the 1960 in baseball/1960 season.

Jackson was discovered by Kid Elberfeld at a minor league baseball game at the age of 14. Elberfeld signed Jackson to his first professional contract, and recommended him to John McGraw, manager (baseball)/manager of the Giants. His exceptional range at shortstop led to the nickname "Stonewall." Jackson was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.

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