Kenny Jones (minors01)
Kenneth John Jones
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 5", Weight 147 lb.
- School Missouri Valley College
- High School Farmers High School
- Born October 9, 1924 in Mayview, MO USA
- Died November 20, 2017 in Warrensburg, MO USA
Catcher Kenneth Jones spent 10 seasons playing in the high-offense Longhorn League, Big State League and Southwestern League, playing for the Midland Indians (1948-1951), Oklahoma City Indians (Texas League, 1951), Temple Eagles (1952-1954), Tyler Tigers (1955), Austin Pioneers (1955) and Ballinger Bearcats (1956-1957).
Available records show he hit as high as .343 in a season (1949) and finished his career with marks of .338 and .316, respectively, over his final two campaigns. In 1956, his second-to-last campaign, he hit .338/.377/.531 with 17 home runs, 119 RBI, 44 doubles and 98 runs scored in 140 games.
He served in the United States Navy during World War II.