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1969 Cleon Jones 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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1969 Cleon Jones Topps Baseball Card
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.
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1969 Mets Yearbook: Cleon Jones
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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1972 Mets Yearbook: Stars in Action
The Mets roster was loaded with talent in 1972 and that season’s yearbook celebrated the big playmakers. Bud Harrelson and Cleon Jones led the team in runs and RBIs, respectively, while Tom Seaver was ...
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All-Star Gallery: 1973 Mets Yearbook
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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Art Shamsky: Winning World Series in 1969
Art Shamsky shares his thoughts on the meaning of a Mets victory in the 1969 World Series.
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Cleon Jones 1967 Contract With Mets
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 Autographed Baseball
Along with his defensive work by catching the final out of the 1969 World Series, Cleon Jones also chipped in on offense in Game 5. With the score tied in the 8th, leadoff man Jones hit a double. He w ...
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Cleon Jones Autographed 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 Game-Used Bat
This Adirondack 302 bat used by Cleon Jones took its fair share of damage from trips to the batter’s box. Jones was a reliable hitter during his 12 seasons as a Met, finishing in the franchise’s top-1 ...