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Sherman JonesSherman Jarvis JonesNickname: RoadblockBorn: Feb. 10, 1935 in Winston, NCDied: Feb. 21, 2007 in Kansas City, KSDebut: 1960 | Pos: PH: 6’4″ | W: 205 | B: L | T: RYR W L G SV IP SO ERA3 2 6 48 3 110.1 53 4.73>> Visit the Sherman Jones biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Sherman Jones, who pitched in 48 games in three seasons in the major leagues, died on Feb. 21, 2007.His career numbers include a 2-6 record with a 4.73 ERA in 110.1 innings pitched. He recorded three saves and 53 saves. Jones pitched for the Giants, Reds and Mets.He pitched two-thirds of an inning in the 1961 World Series.Following his career in baseball, Jones worked for the Kansas City Police department. From 1989 to 1992, he served as a representative in the Kansas legislature and, from 1993 to 2001, he served in the state senate.