Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/6/12
Chipper Jones announced during Spring Training that 2012 would be his final year, and he is sticking to his story, even though he is providing not only offensive production but the heart and soul of the Atlanta Braves. He may be 40, but Chipper leads the team with a .320 average, .396 on-base percentage and .516 slugging percentage, all the while cranking 10 homers and 48 RBIs in just 69 games. Would it be possible that he would consider playing one more year? When asked, Jones had a very simple answer. “No,” Jones told ajc.com. It would seem that settles it, even with the critics who have said for years he should have already retired and the fact that he’s proving them wrong on the daily. “Well, no matter what you do you’re not going to make everybody happy,” Chipper said. “I’ve got two wives that will attest to that, you know? But it doesn’t matter what game you play or how you play it, you’re not going to please everybody. So you take the good with the bad and just try to go abou...
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