Ferguson Jenkins
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"Ferguson Arthur "Fergie" Jenkins, Jr.", Order of Canada/CM[http://www.fergiejenkinsfoundation.org/site_fergie.htm The Fergie Jenkins Foundation Inc] is a Canadians/Canadian former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He was a three-time Major League Baseball All-Star Game/All-Star and the 1971 National League Cy Young Award winner. In 1991, Jenkins became the first Canadian to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum/Baseball Hall of Fame. During a 19-year career, he pitched for four different teams, spending the majority of his career with the Chicago Cubs. Jenkins also played basketball in the off-season as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters, from 1967 to 1969.

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We never heard him around the clubhouse.

All of the charities we're involved with have touched me in one way or another on a personal level. There are about eight or nine charities that I support.

I would love to see as many of the black players as possible in today's Major League Baseball make every effort to go to the Negro Leagues Museum and get a first-hand view of how it all started.

Nobody on my staff is on salary. The money goes straight [to the charities].