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Adam Jones arrives to absolute mob scene in Japan

A hero's welcome for the outfielder
(Via @Orix_Buffaloes)
@MattMono11
January 27, 2020

Adam Jones was a beloved player in the U.S. He played rock, paper, scissors with fans during games, he ruthlessly pied people whenever he felt like it and, well, he was an actual, legitimate American hero. Unfortunately for us, Jones decided to leave the Majors to play for Japan's Orix

Adam Jones was a beloved player in the U.S. He played rock, paper, scissors with fans during games, he ruthlessly pied people whenever he felt like it and, well, he was an actual, legitimate American hero.

Unfortunately for us, Jones decided to leave the Majors to play for Japan's Orix Buffaloes this season. Fortunately for Jones, it seems that Japan maybe loves him even more than we do.

What is that -- six, seven, eight security guards? It's like he's a pop star. A king.

Matt Monagan is a writer for MLB.com. In his spare time, he travels and searches Twitter for Wily Mo Peña news.