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Cleon Jones Mets Hall of Fame Bust
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 ...
Cleon Jones Mets Hall of Fame Plaque
Cleon Jones had a career year in 1969 and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Jones was named to the All-Star team while hitting a career-best .340. At the plate and in the outfield, Jones helped ...
Cleon Jones Signed World Series Program
Remember their humble beginnings? The Mets went from last-place newcomers in 1962 to top of the National League by 1969. Cleon Jones helped seal the team’s elite status by catching the final out of th ...
Cleon Jones Stat Page: 1969 Mets Yearbook
Alabama‐native Cleon Jones came off an improved 1968 season, earning the nickname “Mr. Mobile-ity” in the ’69 Mets yearbook. His 23 stolen bases was best of the team in 1968, and he led the Mets again ...
Cleon Jones Swinging in 1973 World Series
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 ...
Cleon Jones: 1969 World Series Celebration
Cleon Jones discusses the madness at Shea Stadium after he made the final out of the 1969 World Series.
Cleon Jones: Being a Baseball Idol for Kids
Cleon Jones discusses young Mets fans, race and baseball in New York City in 1969.
Cleon Jones: Final Out 1969 World Series
The Mets won the 1969 World Series when Cleon Jones caught the final out of Game 5. He explains the historic catch here.
Cleon Jones: Gil Hodges’s Faith in 1969
Manager Gil Hodges had unwaivering confidence in the Mets prior to the 1969 season, Cleon Jones explains.
Cleon Jones: His Earliest Baseball Memories
Former Met Cleon Jones reminiscences on his childhood memories of baseball.