Tony Jackson Inducted in 1993

Inducted in 1993
Tony Jackson Tony Jackson, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 1993
Photo credit: (St John's Athletics)
Tony B. Jackson (November 7, 1942 – October 28, 2005) attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, NY. A standout player under coach Joe Lapchick at St. John's University from 1958 to 1961.  Jackson played two seasons in the American Basketball League and two seasons in the American Basketball Association. Jackson scored 53 points (including 12 three-point baskets) while playing for the Chicago Majors of the ABL on March 14, 1962.

Professional teams include Chicago Majors (1961-1963), New Jersey Americans/New York Nets (1967-1968), Minnesota Pipers (1968), and Houston Mavericks (1968-1969). Career highlights include ABA All-Star (1968), 2× Consensus second-team All-American (1960, 1961), Third-team All-American – NABC (1959),  National Invitation Tournament MVP (1959), Haggerty Award (1961), No. 24 retired by St. John's, and First-team Parade All-American (1957).