O'Dell Jackson


Jerry O'Dell Jackson ("Pie"), September 25th, 1908 in Arkadelphia, AR,1 2 was a Negro baseball player with the Butte Colored Giants from 1933-1939.


Jackson with the Butte Colored Giants.
Jackson with the Butte Colored Giants.
Jackson was the son of George Jackson and Elnora (nee Smith) Jackson.3

Jackson, an infielder, hit .290 in the 1935 Montana State League4 and .211 in the 1936 Montana State League.5

In 1942, Jackson played with the integrated Miners Union team in the Butte City League in Butte, MT, along with Hayse Spearman.

Jackson died on January 9th, 1980 in Butte, MT.6 He was buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Butte.7
4 Montana Butte Standard, 9/8/1935
5 Independent Record (Helena, MT), 8/31/1936