After spending four seasons in the Mets minor league system, right-handed pitcher Jackson Todd finally got the call to majors in 1977. Todd made his Major League debut on May 5, pitching one inning of scoreless relief in the Mets 7-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Todd would go on to pitch in 19 games for the Mets splitting time between the bullpen and starting rotation. As the starting pitcher on May 19 Todd earned his first major league victory, he allowed three earned runs over 7 2/3 innings. Todd finished the season with a 3-6 record and 4.77 ERA in 71 2/3 innings.
1977 would be Todd’s only season with the Mets; he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies prior to the 1978 season.
While with the Mets Jackson Todd wore number 30.
Jackson Todd also played for the Toronto Blue Jays – 1979-1981.