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Clarence Woodrow Jones

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After playing in the majors leagues and in Japan, Clarence Jones was an Atlanta Braves coach in 1985 and from 1988 to 1998. He was then a member of the Cleveland Indians staff from 1999 to 2001.

  • First player to hit 200 HR in minors and Japan.
  • First American to win a Home Run title in Japan (1974).
  • Hit a home run in 5 straight games twice while in Japan.
  • Hit 246 round trippers while in the Land of the Rising Sun.
  • Averaged a home run every 12.93 at bats in Japan.
  • Played for Nankai Hawks and Kintetsu Buffaloes.
  • Won 2 home run titles in Japan.
  • Voted to one All-Star team, one Best Nine and one Diamond Glove Award while in Japan.

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