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Edwin Jackson's Army brat upbringing prepped him for record MLB journey

Aug 06, 2019 - The Washington Times

BALTIMORE Edwin Jackson was born in what was West Germany to a military family and was 8 years old when they relocated to Georgia.

"The flying part wasn't a big deal. I thought I was just going back to be closer to cousins," Jackson recalled.

But that disruption was nothing like the pro baseball career that awaited him not even close.

When Jackson, 35, took the mound for the Blue Jays for the first time in May, he set a record by appearing in a game for his 14th major league ...