|Born||March 18, 1899|
Bloomsburg Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States
|Died||May 17, 1929 (aged 30)|
Grove City, Mercer Couty, Pennsylvania, United States
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||205 pounds (93 kg)|
|College||Grove City College|
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
|Awards||3× NFL Champion |
(1923, 1924, 1926)
|Honors||1× All-NFL Canton Daily News (1923)|
|* Pro Football Reference|
|Canton Bulldogs |
Frankford Yellow Jackets
Benjamin F. H. Jones (March 18, 1899 – May 17, 1929) was a professional football player during the early years of the National Football League. Jones won an NFL championship with the Canton Bulldogs in 1923, one with the Cleveland Bulldogs in 1924, and another with the Frankford Yellow Jackets in 1926. He finished his career with the Chicago Cardinals in 1928. Jones died on May 17, 1929 at the age of 31. The cause of death was due to gas inhalation after he was exposed to an explosion at a clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, on May 15, 1929.
According to a front page article in the Simpson Times Leader in Ford City, Pennsylvania on May 22, 1929, Jim Thorpe, the former All-American football player, attended his funeral. Jones is buried at Woodland Cemetery, located in Grove City, Pennsylvania.
- All-Pros of 1923
- The Frankford Yellow Jackets: Part 2 The Good Years
- 1920-1929 Necrology at Oldest Living Pro Football Players
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