Ronald Glen Jones
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Ron Jones, who hit 13 home runs in 239 at-bats in the major leagued, died on June 4, 2006, from natural causes. He was 42.
Jones appeared in 97 games for the Phillies from 1988-1991. He hit .272 with 13 home runs and 40 RBI in 239 at-bats.
In 1986, he won the Phillies award for being the best player in Philadelphia's minor league system. That season, while playing for Clearwater, Fla., he hit .371 to win the Florida State League batting title. He also led the league with 76 runs scored and 12 triples.
He debuted with the Phillies in 1988 and hit 8 home runs in 124 at-bats. He played in just 12 games in 1989 before suffering a knee injury while making a play in the outfield.
Following his career in baseball, Jones had partnered with former MLB player Charlie Hayes in the Big League Baseball Academy in Tomball, Texas.