Doug Jones is dead ñ, Former Cleveland All-Star closer – Obituary

Former Cleveland All-Star closer Doug Jones has passed away, the team announced. Jones was a three-time All-Star (’88, ’89, ’90) with Cleveland and is third on the franchise’s all-time saves list with 129, behind Cody Allen (149) and Bob Wickman (139).

Such a fun pitcher. Doug Jones threw 21 innings in the majors before turning 30, yet ended up with 303 saves, five All-Star appearances. At age 42, he pitched 104 innings in relief with a 3.55 ERA in 1999.

The team confirmed on Monday that rescue pitcher Doug Jones, who played for the Indians for seven seasons in the 1980s and 1990s, has passed away. He is 64 years old.

Jones played in the majors for 16 seasons, and again pitched in Cleveland from 1986-91 and 1998. He won the Cleveland BBWAA Player of the Year Award in 1988 and became an All-Star pitcher for the Indians for three consecutive seasons from 1988 to 1990.Jones is known for his slow pitching speed, most notably an effective change.

High school students graduated from the welding program of the Polaris Career Center and are preparing to fill vacant positionsJones ranked third in the history of Cleveland’s saves and was a member of the club’s top 100 list to celebrate in 2001.

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