December 15, 1980

Randy Jones



Teams | Padres [1973-80] Mets [81-82]

How he was acquired | The Padres drafted Jones in the fifth round of the 1972 amateur draft.

How he was lost | The Padres traded Jones to the Mets for John Pacella and Jose Moreno on Dec. 15, 1980.

Pitches | 1. Sinker (mid-70s)  2. Slider  3. Curve  4. Fastball

Players most similar to | Clyde Wright

Career year [1975] 20-12, 2.24 ERA, 103 strikeouts and 56 walks in 285 innings, 18 complete games, six shutouts.

Resume
NL Cy Young Award [1976]
Top three in Cy Young Award voting [1975-76]
Top 10 in MVP voting [1975-76]
Two-time All-Star [1975-76]
Led league in ERA [1975]
Led league in wins [1976]
Led league in innings pitched [1976]
Led league in complete games [1976]

The Randy Jones Library
Randy Jones | Josh Wilker, Cardboard Gods [July 15, 2008]
1976 Victory Leaders | Josh Wilker, Cardboard Gods [Sept. 29, 2006]

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