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Fielder Allison Jones (August 13, 1871 - March 13, 1934) was an American center fielder and manager in baseball. Born in Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania, his playing career began with the Brooklyn Bridegrooms/Superbas in 1896. In 1901, he joined the Chicago White Stockings in the new American League, where he would finish his playing career. Six years after his last game as a White Sox, he joined the St. Louis Terriers of the newly-formed Federal League, where he served as a player-manager before the league folded. August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e. ... In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... Shinglehouse is a borough located in Potter County, Pennsylvania. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) American Association (1884-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 â€¢ 1941 1920 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1900... The following are the events of the year 1901 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2) 1993 â€¢ 1983 Wild card berths... American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... The Federal League was an attempt to establish a third major league in baseball in the United States. ...


Jones managed the "Hitless Wonders" in the 1906 World Series, which was the White Sox' first World Series win. He had one last stint as a manager with the St. Louis Browns, but his earlier success with the White Sox eluded him, as his St. Louis teams never finished above fifth place. The 1906 World Series featured a crosstown matchup between the Chicago Cubs, who had posted the highest regular-season win total (116) in major league history, and the Chicago White Sox. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1983 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1966 AL Pennants (7) 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 1969 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1944 East Division titles (8) 1997 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths (1) 1996 Major league...


He died in Portland, Oregon at age 62. Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown Official website: http://www. ...


External link

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career playing statistics and managing record
Preceded by:
Nixey Callahan
Chicago White Sox Manager
1904-1908
Succeeded by:
Billy Sullivan
Preceded by:
Branch Rickey
St. Louis Browns Manager
1916-1918
Succeeded by:
Jimmy Austin

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Boston.com / Sports / Baseball / Braves_beat_Cubs_to_force_game_5 (952 words)
Jones ended his playoff slump with a two-run homer from each side of the plate, and Russ Ortiz pitched well on three days' rest as the Braves defeated the Cubs 6-4 Saturday.
The struggles of Jones, Andruw Jones and Gary Sheffield were the most glaring, with the 3-4-5 hitters combining for three hits through the first three games.
Jones, batting left-handed, sent a 1-0 pitch from Matt Clement arching toward left-center for a 3-1 lead.
Fielder Jones Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac (307 words)
Fielder Jones was born on Sunday, August 13, 1871, in Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania.
Jones was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 18, 1896, with the Brooklyn Bridegrooms, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page.
Fielder Jones's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Fielder Jones baseball statistics page.
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