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If you clicked on the info icon or the "Stats / Notes / Bio" link, you've reached this page which contains notes, memories, trivia and more about Jack  Aker.  If you have anything to add to this player's information, an interesting bit of trivia or a personal memory or story about Jack, please feel free to share it with us by filling out the form at the bottom of the page. Be sure to include your name and town.

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Acquired: On May 20, 1969, Jack was traded by the Seattle Pilots to the New York Yankees for Fred Talbot.


  • "Mercifully, Jack's tenure in Seattle was extremely short-lived. Fifteen games into the season, he was traded to the Yankees for fellow hurler Fred Talbot. Aker feels the move prolonged his career by several seasons.

    'I had struggled my last couple of seasons with the A's and then again with the Pilots. If Ralph Houk had not saved me, I think my career would have ended there,' Aker said. 'I pitched for maybe 10 or 11 managers at the major league level, and Ralph was unquestionably the best. Not even close. He just knew how to instill confidence in men.'" - Yankees Scorebook & Souvenir Program (1990, "Jack Teaches What He Practiced", Bill Schulman.)

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