Tommy Jones

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Thomas Michael Jones

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Biographical Information[edit]

Tommy Jones played in the minors from 1976-1981. He was a player/coach for the Clinton Giants in 1980 and Phoenix Giants in 1981.

From 1998 to 2004, Jones was the Director of Player Development for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jones also was the first base coach for the Diamondbacks in 2004 and was a scout for the Seattle Mariners in 2005.

In 2009, Jones lost a more than yearlong battle with brain cancer [1].

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1982 Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League 41-29 2nd Kansas City Royals
1983 Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League 41-29 2nd Kansas City Royals
1984 Fort Myers Royals Florida State League 81-60 1st Kansas City Royals Lost in 1st round
1985 Memphis Chicks Southern League 65-79 9th Kansas City Royals
1986 Memphis Chicks Southern League 69-75 9th Kansas City Royals
1987 Albany-Colonie Yankees Eastern League 64-75 5th New York Yankees
1988 Albany-Colonie Yankees Eastern League 25-24 -- New York Yankees replaced by Stump Merrill (47-42) June 6
1989 Wausau Timbers Midwest League 66-68 8th Seattle Mariners
1990 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League 66-77 7th Seattle Mariners
1991 San Bernardino Spirit California League 54-82 10th Seattle Mariners
1992 AZL Brewers Arizona League 31-25 4th Milwaukee Brewers none
1993 Orlando Cubs Southern League 71-70 6th (t) Chicago Cubs
1997 Lethbridge Black Diamonds Pioneer League 39-33 3rd (t) Arizona Diamondbacks Lost in 1st round

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