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Extra Extra Read all about it!!!!  Here are the trades which Sam Jones has been in:

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Transaction occurred on 04/12/1916:
 
 
Boston Red Sox (AL) to Cleveland Indians (AL)
Tris Speaker
 
 
Cleveland Indians (AL) to Boston Red Sox (AL)

 
  Sam Jones
 
  Fred Thomas
 
 

The Boston Red Sox traded future Hall of Fame centerfielder Tristram Speaker to the Cleveland Indians for standout pitcher Sad Sam Jones and minor league infielder Fred Thomas.

Tris Speaker batted .344 lifetime, the seventh highest in baseball history for 23-year-old Sam Jones, who had won just 4 prior major league games - 4-9 in 1915. Included in the deal was third baseman Fred Thomas who did not play until 1918.

Sad Sam Jones won 23 games for the Red Sox in 1921 and posted a 229-217 career record. Fred Thomas compiled a .225 batting average in 3 seasons. Prior to the trade Tris Speaker hit .309, .340, .327, .383, .365, .338, .322 for Boston. After the trade he led the AL with a .386 batting mark in his first year with the Indians. Speaker then hit .352, .318, .296, .388, .362, .378, .380, .344, .389 .304, .327 and .267 in his last MLB season, 1928.


Pitcher Sam Jones below from Chicago Daily News Negatives Collection 1921

 

Image, Source: original negative

 

 
Transaction occurred on 12/20/1921:
 
 
Boston Red Sox (AL) to New York Yankees (AL)
Everett Scott
 
  Joe Bush
 
  Sam Jones
 
 
New York Yankees (AL) to Boston Red Sox (AL)
Roger Peckinpaugh
 
  Jack Quinn
 
  Rip Collins
 
  Bill Piercy
 
     

 
Transaction occurred on 02/08/1927:
 
 
New York Yankees (AL) to St. Louis Browns (AL)
Sam Jones
 
 
St. Louis Browns (AL) to New York Yankees (AL)
Cedric Durst
 
  Joe Giard
 
     

 
Transaction occurred on 10/19/1927:
 
 
St. Louis Browns (AL) to Washington Senators (AL)
Milt Gaston
 
  Sam Jones
 
 
Washington Senators (AL) to St. Louis Browns (AL)
Dick Coffman
 
  Earl McNeely
 
     

 
Transaction occurred on 12/04/1931:
 
 
Chicago White Sox (AL) to Washington Senators (AL)
Carl Reynolds
 
  John Kerr
 
 
Washington Senators (AL) to Chicago White Sox (AL)
Jackie Hayes
 
  Bump Hadley
 
  Sam Jones
 
     

 
Transaction occurred on 11/16/1954:
 
 
Chicago Cubs (NL) to Cleveland Indians (AL)
Ralph Kiner
 
 
Cleveland Indians (AL) to Chicago Cubs (NL)
Gale Wade
 
 
 
  Sam Jones
 
     

 
Transaction occurred on 12/11/1956:
 
 
Chicago Cubs (NL) to St. Louis Cardinals (NL)
Hobie Landrith
 
  Jim Davis
 
  Sam Jones
 
  Eddie Miksis
 
 
St. Louis Cardinals (NL) to Chicago Cubs (NL)
Tom Poholsky
 
  Jackie Collum
 
  Ray Katt
 
  Wally Lammers
 
     

 
Transaction occurred on 03/25/1959:
 
 
San Francisco Giants (NL) to St. Louis Cardinals (NL)
Bill White
 
  Ray Jablonski
 
 
St. Louis Cardinals (NL) to San Francisco Giants (NL)
Sam Jones
 
  Don Choate
 
     

 
Transaction occurred on 12/01/1961:
 
 
Detroit Tigers (AL) to Houston Astros (NL)
Bob Bruce
 
  Manny Montejo
 
 
Houston Astros (NL) to Detroit Tigers (AL)
Sam Jones
 
     





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