Elijah Albert Jones (January 27, 1882 – April 29, 1943), nicknamed "Bumpus", was an American baseball pitcher. He was born in Oxford, Michigan, in 1882 and played seven years of professional baseball from 1906 to 1912, including two seasons in Major League Baseball with the Detroit Tigers in 1907 and 1909.[1][2] He appeared in six major league games and compiled a 1-2 record with a 4.15 earned run average (ERA).[1] He died in 1943 in Pontiac, Michigan, at age 61.[1]

Elijah Jones
Pitcher
Born: (1882-04-13)April 13, 1882
Oxford, Michigan
Died: April 29, 1943(1943-04-29) (aged 61)
Pontiac, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1907, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
April 24, 1909, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record1-2
Earned run average4.15
Strikeouts11
Teams

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Elijah Jones Major League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  2. ^ "Elijah Jones Minor League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 26, 2016.