Note: This page links to 1960s pitcher Steve Jones. For the college coach, click here.
Steven Howell Jones
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 10", Weight 175 lb.
- School Whittier College
- High School Bell (CA) High School
- Debut August 15, 1967
- Final Game September 21, 1969
- Born April 22, 1941 in Huntington Park, CA USA
Pitcher Steve Jones is the brother of Gary Jones
In 1962, he was signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent. On December 2, 1963, he was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the minor league draft. He made his big league debut with the White Sox on August 15, 1967. He started the game, lasting only 4 1/3 innings and allowing eight hits, one walk and three earned runs.
On February 13, 1968, he was traded with Ron Hansen and Dennis Higgins to the Washington Senators for Tim Cullen, Buster Narum and Bob Priddy. He was then taken as the 10th pick in the 1968 expansion draft by the Kansas City Royals and pitched briefly for the team during its inaugural 1969 season.