This date in Kernels alumni history – August 8, 1966 – Mack Jones (Cedar Rapids Braves – 1959)

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On August 8, 1966, Mack Jones (Cedar Rapids Braves – 1959) went 4-5 at the plate with a double, a HR, three RBI and scored three runs as the Atlanta Braves topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-9.

Mack Jones hit .252 with 133 HR and 415 RBI during his 10 year MLB career playing for the Braves, Reds and Expos.

Jones hit .291 with 15 HR and 19 doubles for the 1959 Cedar Rapids Braves team that posted a mark of 53-73 under manager Alex Monchak.

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