Ben Jones

Benjamin F. H. Jones 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 ... more on Wikipedia

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