Found May 01, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Chipper Jones
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves
<a href="" class="moshare-hoz-counter" data-channel="wordpress-1.2.7" data-message="Topps Stadium Club Signed in Blue Sharpie The other night as I sat in my Los Angeles hotel room changing channels I turned to the Dodger game and randomly Chipper Jones was batting. As Vince Scully's voice rang out and exclaimed that this was one of his last at bats at Dodger Stadium I sat in reflection. Within seconds, Chipper poked a bomb over the right field wall. I then sat to myself and thought, "How the hell does a guy his age do that?" Simple Chipper Jones although a step behind his younger counterparts, is mechanically amazing and has experience that no one else comes close too. An Atlanta Braves icon, Jones has held down multiple positions the last 18 seasons, earned 1 world series championship and has posted hall of fame type numbers with over 450 home runs/2,500 hits. Best of all Chipper has done it all i...

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