Thursday, October 19, 2017

Cowboy Jones

Lucien Leroy "Cowboy" Jones

October 2, 1900
McCall Creek?, MS

August 9, 1971
Meadville, MS

1925-26 Washington Palace Five (ABL)

Jones was a long-time minor league baseball player, putting in 17 seasons in the sport but never making the major leagues. The outfielder / first baseman showed some great power while playing in the Sally and Pidemont Leagues in the 1920's and 30's.

Jones died in 1961 from injuries suffered after falling from a ladder while working at home. He was 70 years old.

He was married to Fairley Costley (1902-1998)

Minor League Baseball Stats



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