By | November 23, 2021
Doug Jones Death

Doug Jones Death – Doug Jones, who was a well known American professional baseball relief pitcher has died unexpectedly at the age of 64. Doug Jones was announced dead on Monday, November 22, 2021. The baseball family mourns the sudden loss of Doug Jones who was a Major League Baseball (MLB) veteran for 16 years and five-time All-Star. He was a member of the 300 save club with on a Win–loss record ratio of 69 to 79.

During his 16-year career in Major League Baseball (MLB), He played for for a lot of teams including the Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics, Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies, and Chicago Cubs. He was an alumnus of Lebanon Senior High School and a graduate of Central Arizona College and Butler University. He spent 7years in Cleveland Indians as a 3X All-Star and was a member of the club’s Top 100 roster.

Jason Nicholas in a Facebook post while sharing his tributes and condolence said he loved watching Doug played when he was a kid. “Very sad to hear of the passing of former Indians closer Doug Jones. Loved watching him end games when I was a kid. He didn’t throw hard, but hitters had zero clue against him. Rest In Peace Doug. He was 64.” His post reads. Cleveland Guardians also confirmed the death of Doug Jones in a post as hey shared their condolence. “We are saddened by the loss of one of our organization’s all-time greats, relief pitcher Doug Jones.
Doug ranked third in career saves in a Cleveland uniform with 129 and was a member of the club’s Top 100 roster, celebrated during the franchise’s 100th Year Anniversary in 2001.He enjoyed a 16-year big-league career, spending 7 in Cleveland as a 3X All-Star (1986-1991, 1998).” They said. Doug Jones obituary and funeral service has not been announced yet.

Photo Credit; Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) shared the phot on their official Facebook page