A friendship for the ages: The enduring bond between Miracle Met Cleon Jones and his inspiration, Jackie Robinson
Cleon Jones, hero of the 1969 Miracle Mets, recalls his two introductions to Jackie Robinson: The first as a 6-year-old Alabama kid, listening to his hero’s Brooklyn exploits over the airwaves. And the second as a major leaguer in Shea Stadium,
News story posted on 2021-04-15T11:39:00.0000000Z