Chipper Jones

Atlanta Braves #10 - Third Base

  • Born: 04/24/72
  • Age: 42
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 210

"He can flat-out hit." - Chipper Jones on Rendon

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So apparently Kevin Frandsen is not alone in thinking Anthony Rendon is the best hitter on the Washington Nationals. Chipper Jones talked Ryan Zimmerman in left and Anthony Rendon at the plate on MLB Network Radio today.

Top 50 Sports Movies - #47 The Natural

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No college football? Hockey almost over? LeBronned out? No mira el futbol/World Cup? Then how about a movie? Check out the latest installment and don't worry - Bloodsport will be coming soon.

Fish Bites: Jose Fernandez Tommy John edition

Late Monday afternoon, news broke that Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was being placed on the 15-day DL. Later, it became apparent that Fernandez would have to undergo Tommy John surgery. Reactions from around baseball circles on Fernandez's injury

Chipper Jones to Throw Out NLDS Game 1 First Pitch

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Chipper Jones to Throw Out NLDS Game 1 First Pitch

Talking Chop Picks Braves Mount Rushmore

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Our top four are Chipper Jones, Ted Turner, Bobby Cox, and Hank Aaron. Who are yours?

Jeff Heath and finishing a career effectively

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Chipper Jones left baseball as a very effective hitter. But former Brave Jeff Heath may have left the game at an even higher level of performance.

Gallery
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What gift should the Padres get Mariano Rivera?

Mariano Rivera, the second pitcher to record 600 saves, is taking his retirement roadshow to Petco Park tonight. Presumably on Sunday, the Padres will give him a gift to commemorate his career, as...

The Mets and the cowardice of nice guys

The Mets could have taken a stand by scheduling a Native American Heritage Day during a game against the Braves. As usual, they made exactly the wrong move instead.

Monday's Links: Justin Verlander an All-Star?

Should Justin Verlander be an All-Star?, the pieces are finally falling into place for the Tigers, and Chipper Jones won't watch games umpired by Angel Hernandez. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

Around the League: NL

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Kevin Nielsen provides a National League update for injuries, call-ups, and other fantasy news.

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Chipper Jones' No. 10 retired by Braves

Jones is one of the all-time greats in Braves' history. The team expressed their appreciation by retiring his number and inducting him into the franchise's Hall of Fame.

Preview: #10 gets retired by Atlanta

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So., it's expected to be 120F in Phoenix as the game gets under way in Atlanta. There, it'll be in the low-80's, but with 60% humidity. Pick your meteorological poison...

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