This Wednesday (Jun. 3), Jackson will guest star as a physical therapist on General Hospital on ABC, but his daytime debut was no walk in the ballpark.
Despite having done a few commercials as a kid and having former JAG actor John Jackson as a dad, Jackson admits he was more nervous about his TV appearance than he is in front of 50,000 people in a batters box at ball games.
Part of the nerves come from the fact that all of his baseball buddies will be watching, since MLB players often dabble in daytime TV.
Though the guys have given him hell in the locker room for the gig, Jackson says that when no one is looking, most teammates quietly give him props.
More on his soap debut will be in ESPN The Magazines June 29th issue.
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