|Born:February 10, 1935|
Winton, North Carolina
|Died: February 21, 2007 72) (aged|
Kansas City, Kansas
|August 2, 1960, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 9, 1962, for the New York Mets|
|Earned run average||4.73|
|Career highlights and awards|
Sherman Jarvis Jones (February 10, 1935 – February 21, 2007), nicknamed "Roadblock", 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and 205 pounds (93 kg).was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who went on to a career in Kansas politics. He was listed at
Born in Winton, North Carolina, Jones played from 1960 to 1962 for the San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets. He appeared Game 5 of the 1961 World Series for the Reds against the New York Yankees, retiring Clete Boyer and Bud Daley, the only two Yankees he faced. Jones posted a career record of two wins and six losses, with four saves, 53 strikeouts and a 4.73 earned run average in 48 games. His 12-year pro career extended from 1953–58 and 1960–65.
After leaving baseball, he served in the Kansas City Police Department for 22 years. Jones was later elected to the Kansas Legislature from Wyandotte County, serving in the House of Representatives from 1989 to 1992 and in the Senate until 2001. He died at age 72 at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Ralph Willard Terry is an American former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. In the 1960 World Series, he gave up the walk-off home run to Bill Mazeroski that won the series for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Graeme John Lloyd is an Australian-born former professional baseball pitcher, who appeared with the Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, Montreal Expos, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, and Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Robert Anton Grim was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Thomas Virgil Sturdivant II was an American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, Pittsburgh Pirates, Detroit Tigers, and New York Mets. He was nicknamed "Snake" for his excellent curveball.
Jackie Delane Aker is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Seattle Pilots, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, and New York Mets.
Michael Scott Bankhead is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played in the major leagues from 1986-1995. Bankhead also pitched for Team USA in the 1984 Olympic Games. He attended the University of North Carolina
Brandon J. Duckworth is an American former professional baseball pitcher, who is currently a scout. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies, Houston Astros, and Kansas City Royals, and in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. Since 2014, Duckworth has worked for the New York Yankees professional scouting department.
John Edwin Blanchard was an American professional baseball outfielder and catcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, and Milwaukee Braves.
Harold Wayne Smith was an American professional baseball player who appeared in 879 games in Major League Baseball from 1955 to 1964 as a utilityman — a catcher, third baseman and first baseman. Smith played with five different MLB teams but is most notable for his integral role during the 1960 World Series as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Edward Oliver Bowsfield is a retired Canadian professional baseball player. A left-handed pitcher born in Vernon, British Columbia, and raised in Penticton, he appeared in 215 games pitched in Major League Baseball over seven seasons (1958–1964) for the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Angels and Kansas City Athletics. He was listed as 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and 185 pounds (84 kg).
Tom Stephen Morgan was a Major League Baseball pitcher. A native of El Monte, California, the 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), 195 lb (88 kg) right-hander was signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent before the 1949 season. He played for the Yankees, Kansas City Athletics (1957), Detroit Tigers (1958–60), Washington Senators (1960) and Los Angeles Angels (1961–63).
The 1960 New York Yankees season was the 58th season for the team in New York, and its 60th season overall. The team finished with a record of 97–57, winning its 25th pennant, finishing 8 games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates in seven games.
The 1972 New York Yankees season was the 70th season for the Yankees in New York, and the 72nd season overall. The team finished with a record of 79–76, finishing 6½ games behind the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Ralph Houk. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.
The 1977 New York Yankees season was the 75th season for the Yankees in New York and the 77th season overall for the franchise. The team won the World Series, which was the 21st championship in franchise history and the first championship under the ownership of George Steinbrenner. The season was brought to life years later in the book, turned drama-documentary, The Bronx is Burning.
The New York Yankees' 1983 season was the 81st season for the Yankees. The team finished in third place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 91-71, finishing 7 games behind the Baltimore Orioles. New York was managed by Billy Martin. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium.
The 1961 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Reds winning the National League pennant with a 93–61 record, four games ahead of the runner-up Los Angeles Dodgers, but losing the World Series in five games to the New York Yankees. The Reds were managed by Fred Hutchinson, and played their home games at Crosley Field. The Reds were also the last team to win the National League in the 154-game schedule era, before going to a 162-game schedule a year later.
The 1980 Major League Baseball season saw the Philadelphia Phillies win their first World Series Championship.
Charles William "Butch" Wensloff was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for three seasons in the American League with the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians. In 41 career games, Wensloff pitched 276 2⁄3 innings and posted a win-loss record of 16–13 and a 2.60 earned run average (ERA).
John Craig "Sonny" Dixon was an American professional baseball pitcher. He previously played in Major League Baseball for four seasons with the Washington Senators (1953-1954), Philadelphia / Kansas City Athletics (1954-1955) and New York Yankees. The switch-hitting Dixon stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighed 205 pounds (93 kg).
Chance Adams is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has played in MLB for the New York Yankees.
|This biographical article relating to an American baseball pitcher born in the 1930s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a Kansas politician is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|