Clarence Woodrow Jones (born November 7, 1940) is a former professional baseball player. He played from 1967 through 1968 for the Chicago Cubs. Listed at 6' 2", 185 lb., Jones batted and threw left-handed. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama
|Born: November 7, 1940|
|MLB: April 20, 1967, for the Chicago Cubs|
|NPB: 1970, for the Nankai Hawks|
|MLB: September 25, 1968, for the Chicago Cubs|
|NPB: 1977, for the Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes|
|Runs batted in||16|
|Runs batted in||562|
Following his majors career, Jones played in Japan for the Kintetsu Buffaloes of the Pacific League. In 1974, he hit 38 home runs to lead the league, becoming the first foreign player to win a home run title in Nippon Professional Baseball. He led the Pacific League again with 36 home runs in 1976.
He is the father of actor Richard T. Jones, and Clarence Jones Jr., a high school basketball coach.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Baseball Gauge
- Venezuelan Professional Baseball League