Bat boy Jon Jon working his 17th+ year with the Kernels

The Cedar Rapids Kernels have had some loyal employees over the years, Including their bat boy, Jon Jon.

Jon Jon is serving his 17th year as the Cedar Rapids Kernels' bat boy. July 31, 2017 (Scott Saville/KCRG-TV9)

Jon Jon started as the Kernels batboy at age 13 and he is now 31 making him the longest tenured Bat boy in the Midwest league at 17 years.