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Chipper Jones has taken his talents to… uh, well, somewhere besides Twitter. Jones walked away on Wednesday morning with a final Tweet at 8:23 AM, saying that he is done with the social media giant, and crediting too much hate and trolls as his reasoning for leaving.
No more twitter for me. Said I’d do it for one year and the time is up. Too much hate and too many trolls. Much love to Braves country! Xo
— Chipper Jones (@RealCJ10) August 7, 2013
Jones has had a colorful Twitter career, touching on many subjects around the sports world, including on Tweet about former Rutgers basketball coach, Mike Rice. The particular Tweet strikes me as ironic, because Chipper lashed out and told people to “grow up” and “toughen up”. Now, the former Atlanta Braves 3rd basemen quits Twitter because of “trolls”? It just seems funny to me.
I got cursed at and called names by a ton of people growing up. Were they fired? Nope! Do I care? Nope! What’s the big deal? Toughen up!
— Chipper Jones (@RealCJ10) April 3, 2013
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Braves fans lost Chipper Jones after the end of last season. The Twitter world lost him Monday.
Jones, who joined Twitter last July with a pretty awesome tweet, said Wednesday that he’s done using the site. Like any good communicator, he was sure to give his reasons: “hate” and “trolls.”
Now, it’s a little funny that Jones would be getting on people for trolling, because...
Wait, so Chipper can play 20 seasons in the big leagues no problem, but can’t handle a few twitter trolls?
Believe it, Chipper Jones has bowed out from twitter and it’s all because of the trolls. Twitter weeps.
No more twitter for me. Said I'd do it for one year and the time is up. Too much hate and too many trolls. Much love to Braves country! Xo
— Chipper Jones (@RealCJ10...
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