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’69 JONES CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH MVP PLAQUE
Chrysler-Plymouth was an early Mets sponsor and the company's tri-state advertising association named Cleon Jones as MVP in 1969. The award was dated on July 9, when Tom Seaver had a near no-hitter ag ...
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’69 YEARBOOK SPREAD OF METS TOP HITTER
Cleon Jones was no stranger to getting on base, as the Mets 1969 yearbook featured in photographs. Jones led the team that season with 164 hits and was named an All-Star for the first time.
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ALL-STAR GALLERY, 1973
By 1973, the Mets had sent close to a dozen individual players to the All-Star Game. Tom Seaver and Willie Mays were the Mets representatives that year, and their roster was full of former All-Stars. ...
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BRAVING ATLANTA IN GAME 2 OF ’69 NLCS
After a Game 1 victory in the 1969 NLCS, the Mets were ready to repeat in the second game of the series. Tommie Agee, Cleon Jones and Ken Boswell each sent one over the fences, helping the Mets to an ...
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CHALLENGING THE CUBS IN 1969 SCOREBOOK
With two wins over the Chicago Cubs at home, the Mets kept a 7-game July win streak alive. The series against their NL East rivals featured ninth-inning excitement. On July 8, the Mets were down 3-1 i ...
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CLEON CAME OUT SWINGING IN ’73 WS
Cleon Jones made his second trip to the World Series in 1973. He hit a key double and went around to score early in Game 5. That proved valuable in the low-scoring affair, a 2-0 win over the Oakland A ...
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CLEON JONES ’67 METS CONTRACT
After leading the team in runs and finishing second in hits during his first full rookie season, the Mets signed Cleon Jones to a 1967 contract. The outfielder would have a solid year, recording 46 ru ...
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CLEON JONES IN BRONZE
Cleon Jones spent 12 great seasons in New York, with none better than 1969. He was named an All-Star and hit a career-best .340 that year, helping the Mets to their first World Series in franchise his ...
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CLEON JONES SIGNED AND GAME-USED GLOVE
Cleon Jones made good use of this glove sometime during his 12-year tenure in the Mets outfield. He also made notable defensive plays during his All-Star campaign in 1969, including catching the final ...
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CLEON JONES TOPPS CARD, 1969
Cleon Jones hit .340 for the Mets in the 1969 regular season and .429 in the NLCS sweep of the Atlanta Braves. In the World Series, he caught the final out to seal the 1969 championship for the Mets.