Five-time All-Star pitcher Doug Jones has died.
He was 64 years old.
The Cleveland Guardians announced Jones’ death.
He played for the team for seven of his 16 MLB seasons, from 1986 to 1991 and again in 1998.
Jones started his career with the Brewers in 1982. He also played for the Astros, Phillies, Orioles, Cubs and Athletics.
He was selected for the All-Star game with Cleveland, Houston and Philadelphia.
He ended his MLB career with a 3.30 ERA and 909 strikeouts. He also had only 247 walks in 1,128.1 innings pitched, according to Sports Illustrated.
Jones was nicknamed “Mild Thing,” a play on the Rick Vaughn “Wild Thing” character from the film “Major League.” But unlike the film’s main character, Jones was a down-to-earth, quiet player, CBS Sports reported.
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