Jones spent eight seasons as a reserve outfielder in the majors. He came up with the Detroit Tigers in 1979 and finished his career with the Kansas City Royals in 1986. In 527 games he hit .252 with seven home runs. His best season was probably his first when he hit .296 with 26 RBI, 33 runs scored and nine stolen bases in 95 games for Detroit. He saw action in 110 games for the Royals in 1985 and hit .211.
Jones won the World Series with the Royals in 1985. He appeared in six of the series games against the St. Louis Cardinals and had two hits (a double and a triple) in three at bats.
Lynn Jones – career stats