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Orioles' Adam Jones named Marvin Miller Man of the Year

Orioles' Adam Jones named Marvin Miller Man of the Year

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has garnered plenty of recognition over the past few years for his work off the field, but on Monday he picked up one of the most prestigious honors for community service awarded to a ballplayer.

As part of the Major League Baseball Players Association Players' Choice awards, Jones was named the 2015 Marvin Miller Man of the Year. The award recognizes one player for his combination of on-field performance and community dedication.

It's the first time an Oriole has claimed the honor, which was first presented in 1997. The award is named after the union's first executive director, Miller, who died in 2012 and is considered one of the most...

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