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Sport Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones to work as minor-league hockey official

18:35  21 january  2017
18:35  21 january  2017 Source:   foxsports.com

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  Emergency goalie: The most unique 1-day job in sports An emergency goalie can come from any job.Tom Fenton was in a barber's chair when he got the call. Nathan Schoenfeld was giving his 5-week-old twin boys a bath. Eric Semborski was teaching kids to play hockey at a suburban rink.

Jones is one of just five American League center fielders to hit the 250-homer mark while at the position and ranks tied for second in Orioles history with 93 outfield assists. This spring, he made his 11th straight Opening Day start in center field, becoming the first player to do that in one uniform since one of And when Baltimore was dealing with civil unrest in '15 over Freddie Gray's death, Jones -- knowing the weight of his words -- didn't hesitate to get behind the microphone, urging the city to heal. "People appreciate me showing up to work every day, Jones said, "And in a city like Baltimore , a

Now, Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is stepping up again. He’s donating ,000 to help a D.C. little league team take the field and make history. The Mamie Johnson Little League team will be the first predominantly black team to represent D.C. in the Mid-Atlantic Regionals. “Me being a black man “I think this is something that is right up my alley.” The 11 and 12-year-olds will play this weekend in the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regionals in Bristol, Connecticut. “I want them to just have fun. Play baseball, enjoy the atmosphere. Enjoy something different than what they are normally accustomed to,” Jones

Sep 4, 2016; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones (10) looks on prior to the game against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports © USA TODAY Sports Sep 4, 2016; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones (10) looks on prior to the game against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is going from the batter's box to the penalty box.

The All-Star will live out a lifelong dream on Friday when he serves as an off-ice official when the San Jose Barracuda meet the San Diego Gulls.

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