Here’s a “career-capping” card for a guy beloved by New York Mets fans, former outfielder Cleon Jones, who spent 12 of his 13-year career out in Queens:
Jones appeared in only 21 games for the Mets in 1975, batting .240 with
12 hits over 50 at-bats, but his body of work made him an early star of
For the World Champion team of 1969 he would claim the Mets high-mark in batting average for a season when he batted .340.
He would also bat as high as .319 in 1971, on his way to a lifetime .281 average with 1196 hits over 4263 at-bats in 1213 games.