A former all-star outfielder for several major league teams, Henry Banks Jackson was framed by the Mob as testing positive for illegal substances after refusing to throw a game in the World Series. He retired, a disgraced athlete, his shot at the Hall of Fame forever cut short.
Returning to his hometown, he found his old neighborhood overrun by petty thugs and gang lords. Donning a mask and trench coat and armed with his baseball bat and a thirst for the justice that was denied him, Jackson became known in local media as the mysterious vigilante Slugger.
Real Name: Henry Banks Jackson
1st Appearance: Crossroads Comics All-Stars #2