Adam Jones Biography
Adam LaMarque Jones an American professional baseball outfielder was born in San Diego, California on August 1, 1985. He plays for Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB). Before joining Arizona Diamondbacks, he played for Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles which are also of MLB. Jones has one brother. Jones has four tattoos. Two tattoos are on his left shoulder as a tribute to his mother and grandmother.
Adam Jones Education
Jones graduated from Morse High School in San Diego in 2003. He did not go to university.
Adam Jones Awards
Some of the awards won by Jones are
- MLB All-Star for five times
- Gold Glove Award four times
- Silver Slugger winner
- Most Valuable Oriole for 2011 and 2012
Adam Jones Career
In 2006, Jones made his MLB first appearance with the Seattle Mariners. Jones left Tacoma Rainiers to join Seattle Mariners.
In 2008, Jones Adam, George Sherrill, Kam Mickolio, Chris Tillman, and Tony Butler were traded to the Baltimore Orioles. He played in the Yankee Stadium and became the second player ever to hit a triple and a grand slam in the same game as a visitor. The first player to hit a triple and a grand slam in the same game as a visitor was Pat Seerey in 1945.
In 2009, Jones represented Baltimore in the All-Star Game. He sprained his left ankle and missed the end of the season. Jones was awarded a Gold Glove for his defensive play in the same year.
In 2010, Jones finished his third season in Baltimore.
He won against Toronto Blue Jays in 2011.
In 2012, Jones signed a contract extension for six years that is worth $85.5 million with Baltimore Orioles.
In 2013, he was selected for the US National baseball team and participated in 2013 World Baseball Classic. He also played for the second time in the All-Star Game.
In April 2014, he played against Toronto Blue Jays hitting off Mark Buehrle. He also participated in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.
In 2015, Jones was selected for the fourth time in a row to the All-Star Game.
In April 2016, Adams injured himself during an at-bat late in the game. He played against RBI, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers and Red Sox in 2016.
In 2017, Adam played for Team USA in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. He helped the USA team win against Columbia in the first round and the Dominican Republic in the second round. The USA team won against Puerto Rico.
Adam Jones Wife
In December 2014, Jones married Audie Fugett in Scottsdale, Arizona during the offseason. Audie is the daughter of Jean Fugett. Jean Fugett is the former tight end for the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins. Jean played in the National Football League for eight seasons. Audie Fugett graduated with a degree in Law from George Washington University. In March 2014, they had a son, Zaniyah Jones.
Adam Jones Age
He was born on August 1, 1985, in San Diego, California.
Adam Jones Net Worth
Jones is the second highest paid centre fielder in Major League Baseball(MLB). The highest paid is Dodgers’, Matt Kemp. Adam is worth 45 million dollars. He earned 16 million US dollars in 2016.