David L. Jones

© Photographed October 9, 2014
Erected 2006 by the Jones family, David J. Stalker, 
and Archie Monuments
Cambria, Columbia County, Wisconsin
43.545651,-89.108107

This memorial is
dedicated to the life of
DAVID J. JONES
Born in Cambria, WI, June 20, 1880. Davy grew up in Cambria playing baseball with well known local players such as the Dodge Brothers, Willard and Ben. Davy was an aggressive leadoff hitter, known for his quickness. His major league career spanned from 1901 to 1915. On Sept. 15, 1901 he made his major league debut with the Milwaukee Brewers of the newly formed American League. Davy also played for the St. Louis Browns, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox and Pittsburgh Rebels. The Tigers trio of Davy Jones, Ty Cobb and Sam Crawford formed one of the greatest outfields in baseball history. He was elected to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 1964.
The memorial is located on northbound North Madison Street / Wisconsin Highway 146, just south of its intersection with 2nd Street, on the grounds of the Cambria-Friesland Historical Society, at 112 North Madison Street, Cambria, Wisconsin 53923.

Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

Wikipedia: Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

Cambria-Friesland Historical Society

See also, Cambria-Friesland Historical Society, also at this location.



The marker is between the historical society building and sign
(visible in the shadows in the center of the photo).

There is no parking allowed on this street,
but there is plenty of parking around the corner.

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