Michael Jefferson is a Bay Area native who starred at Berkeley High School in the late ’70s.
He was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in 1979, then by the Toronto Blue Jays in 1980 (while playing for Laney College,) and finally by the Boston Red Sox (while playing for CCC). He played for the Red Sox from 1981 to 1983.
He coached at Berkeley High School from 1990 to 2001, then again from 2008 to 2015. His team made the playoffs all seven years of that return.