Alexander Jones

Alexander Anson Jones, born August 17th, 1879 in Texas,1 2 was a Negro baseball player with the Hot Springs Arlingtons.


Jones was probably born in San Antonio, TX, the son of John W. Jones and Adeline (nee Means) Jones.3

Jones played with the Hot Springs Arlingtons in 1900.4 He may have played with the St. Louis Four Hundreds team in 1904.5
1 1900 U.S. Census. Listed at same residence as other Arlingtons players William Bryant, John Jones and Que Simpson.
3 1880 U.S. Census. Birthplaces of parents match those given in 1900 U.S. Census.
4 Caption 1900 Hot Springs Arlingtons photo.
5 1904 St. Louis Directory lists an "Alexander Jones" as a "ball player." St. Louis Republic, 6/8/1904, p.6 lists a second baseman named Jones playing for the Four Hundreds.