» July 28, 1968:
At Shea Stadium, Reds pitchers Jim Maloney and Clay Carroll combine on a one hit, 5–3, victory. Maloney gives up a run scoring double to Cleon Jones in the first inning and then is lifted in the 6th after walking three batters. Carroll gives up two run-scoring grounders, but pitches four hitless frames.
» October 5, 1969: New York beats Atlanta 11–6. Tommie Agee, Ken Boswell, and Cleon Jones hit home runs for the Mets; Hank Aaron, for the Braves.
» October 16, 1969: In game five Cleon Jones, awarded 1B when shoe polish on the ball proves he was hit by a pitch, scores on Donn Clendenon's home run. Al Weis's home run an inning later ties the game. Ron Swoboda's double and two Baltimore errors in the 8th give New York a 5–3 win and the Series. Jerry Koosman completes the Mets amazin' achievement with a 5-hitter.
» June 25, 1971: Cleon Jones ties an National League record by drawing six walks, helping the Mets to a doubleheader sweep of the Expos, 4–1 and 4–2. Jerry Grote has three doubles in the opener, and Bud Harrelson knocks in three runs in the nite cap. Nolan Ryan (7-4) and Danny Frisella (4–1) are winners.
» August 13, 1971: Reds pitchers Don Gullett and Wayne Granger combine on a one-hitter, beating the visiting Cubs, 8–2. The lone Cub safety is a 2-out double by Cleon Jones in the 8th inning. Granger pitches a hitless 9th.
» August 7, 1972: When Cleon Jones misses a shoestring catch in the bottom of the 13th inning, Ted Sizemore races around with an inside-the-park homer to give the Cards a 3–2 win over the 2nd place Mets. Diego Segui, in relief of Bob Gibson who pitches 10 innings, is the winner. Mets 2B Ken Boswell has no chances to tie a major-league record for an extra inning game.
» September 20, 1973: The Pirates lose 4–3 in 13 innings in New York and their lead over the Mets is cut to one-half game. A Wayne Garrett relay from Cleon Jones nails Richie Zisk at the plate in the top of the last inning.
» October 18, 1973: The Mets win the 5th game 2–0 behind the 3-hit pitching of Jerry Koosman and Tug McGraw. Cleon Jones doubles in a run in the second and Don Hahn's triple scores the other run.
» May 4, 1975:
Mets outfielder Cleon Jones is arrested in St. Petersburg, Florida, after the police find him naked in a van with a teenage girl who is holding a stash of narcotics. Jones tells the cops that he is "C. Joseph Jones, a laborer."
» July 27, 1975: The Mets release OF Cleon Jones, following a suspension for insubordination. He will not be picked up by another team this year, but will play for the White Sox in 1976.