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The Phillies presented Chipper with a Dick Perez painting. (Photo by Kevin McAlpin of the Braves Radio Network) As Chipper Jones makes his final jaunt into Philly this weekend, it brings back awful memories of him tearing the Phillies a new one through all the years. The headline is written with a degree of sarcasm, it also rings true. Hearing “Larry” come from the stands as he played left field at the Vet (remember those days) is a lasting memory I’ll have of Jones and the Braves/Phillies rivalry. Just kidding, there was no rivalry until Chipper was on the back nine of his career. The late 90′s-early 00′s were dominated by the Chipper-led Braves squad, making it hell on a kid like me. I just wanted them to win a damn series against them. Anyway, Jones will leave Philadelphia after Sunday’s game, never to return in a Braves uniform. With him go the memories of the 1993 Phillies pennant winning team, the 14 division titles, and some really good baseball from Jones. Going into the se...
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