Jake Jones

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Birthday
23, 1920
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Dec 13, 2000 (80)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1920
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Dec 13, 2000 (80)

About

First baseman who played in MLB from 1941 to 1942, and from 1946 to 1948, for the Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox.

Before Fame

He only played 10 games in his first MLB stint, before leaving for World War II.

Trivia

He is a storied and heroic World War II veteran, who earned a Silver Star, two Distinguished Flying Cross awards, and four Air Medals.

Family Life

He was born in Epps, Louisiana.

Associated With

As a member of the Red Sox he was coached by Joe McCarthy.