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Cleon Jones

Plateau native Cleon Jones (1942- ) played football for Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University before joining the New York Mets in 1963. He was part of the "Miracle Mets" who upset the Baltimore Orioles in the 1969 World Series. Jones played his last season with Chicago White Sox in 1976 and was inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame in 1991.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame