Found September 22, 2012 on Phillies Nation:
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...

Chipper Jones: One-game playoff is stupid

On one hand, the new one-game playoff system in baseball gives an additional team an opportunity to play for a World Series title. That certainly builds drama and suspense, but it also means two teams have only one chance to keep their championship hopes alive in a sport that is structured around series. This is the only year Chipper Jones will have to deal with the new format, but...

Chipper Jones joins in on Braves rookie hazing

Chipper Jones is trying to squeeze every last inch out of the final season of his 18-year MLB career. If that means joining the rookies and dressing up like a moron, so be it. As you can see from the photo above that Braves pitcher Peter Moylan shared on Twitter, the Braves made their rookies dress up in dumb Halloween costumes recently and Chipper joined them. Chipper is likely...

Chipper Jones Plays Dress-Up With Braves Rookies (Photo)

Chipper Jones may be in his last season with the Atlanta Braves, but the 18-year veteran third baseman is still a rookie at heart. Baseball, like most professional sports, has a tradition of rookie hazing -- but it rarely happens to the oldest person on the team. Apparently Jones, 40, didn't get the memo. The eight-time All-Star decided to join the Braves' rookies in their...

Phillies to Honor Retiring Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones Prior to Tonight's Game

We don't really want to, do we?  I guess we have to... Chipper Jones continues his farewell tour to Major League Baseball tonight with his last stop in Philadelphia as the Phillies take on the Braves.   According to the Inquirer's Matt Gelb, the Phillies will honor Chipper Jones prior to tonight's series opener at Citizens Bank Park: The Phillies will present...

Atlanta Braves Chipper Jones calls new wildcard playoff format “Stupid”

Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones is winding down his career, making his rounds through opposing National League stadiums for the last time in his career. The Braves are currently in Philadelphia and they find themselves with a firm grip on one of the wildcard spots for the upcoming post season. Last season, the Braves watched a potential playoff berth slip away in the...

Chipper Jones appears on Marlins Kiss Cam, receives smooches from teammates (video)

The Great Big Good Bye Farewell Tour of one Chipper Jones keeps on churning, as the Atlanta Braves made a stop this week in Miami for a three-games series with the Marlins. On the final game of the series on Wednesday night, the Marlins organization paid its respects to Chipper and his marvelous, Hall of [...]

Chipper Jones Receives Rod, Reel and Fishing Gear After Owning Marlins Throughout Career

Chipper Jones has feasted on the Marlins throughout his career. Through 244 games against the club, the Braves third baseman unloaded 40 home runs, 165 RBIs while hitting .299. He's notched the most games, blasts and RBIs against the Marlins than any other player. So it was only fitting the Marlins gave Jones a rod, a reel and fishing gear as a parting gift for his retirement...

Chipper Jones gets some love on Kiss Cam

Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones appeared on the Kiss Cam during Wednesday night's game at Marlin Park in Miami, so teammate Freddie Freeman planted one on Chipper's cheek. Your browser does not support iframes. Although it was a bit awkward, it also seemed appropriate in a way, with Jones playing his final game at Marlin Park before he retires at the end of the...

(Video) Chipper Jones appeared on 'Kiss Cam' and Freddie Freeman Obliged

Retiring Atlanta Braves 3rd baseman Chipper Jones appeared on 'Kiss Cam' last night and Freddie Freeman smooched him. Your browser does not support iframes. Why not click the Google +1 & the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Chipper Jones receives kiss on cheek from Freddie Freeman during Kiss Cam

As the Chipper Jones farewell tour continues through Major League Baseball, the Miami Marlins decided to give Chipper the ultimate tribute by putting him on the kiss cam.Watch as teammate Freddie Freeman notices the opportunity to plant a kiss on Chipper thanks to the cam and goes for the cheek kiss.To give credit to Chipper, he didn't shy away from it:Your browser does not support iframes.

Four Words That Don’t Belong Together: Chipper Jones Kiss Cam

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Retiring Chipper Jones participates in Braves rookie hazing

((ht: @PeterMoylan)) Well, they call it hazing, but it's more like wacky dress-up and it's an annual baseball right of passage. There have been various photos circulating of teams making their rookies dress in odd ways in public places. We saw the Miami Marlins rookies dressed as the U.S Water Polo team on Times Square for instance. This one is a little different...

Chipper Jones- Leaving a Legacy

Legends of baseball come and go. Certain players forever leave a legacy. Ken Griffey Jr.'s and Roberto Clemente's legacy will always be, "what could have been". For two totally different reasons. Lou Gehrig left a legacy with his on-field performance as well as his farewell speech(click link to see speech) where he declared himself," The luckiest man on the...

Freddie Freeman, Dan Uggla Pucker Up, Embarrass Chipper Jones on Kiss Cam (Video)

When it comes to the Kiss Cam, no one is safe. Back in July, President Barack Obama learned the lesson. During Wednesday's game against the Marlins, Braves third baseman Chipper Jones was the latest one to suffer embarrassment via the Kiss Cam. And it was as a result of his teammates. In the seventh inning of the game, the Kiss Cam shifted to Jones and teammates Freddie Freeman...

Howard’s 300th; One Win and a Loss Against the Braves

The Phillies won their 4th straight game Friday night in the opener against the Braves that included a pre-game salute to Chipper Jones. Jones will retire after 19 years with the Braves after this season. The Phillies gave Jones a painting of one of his many home runs he hit in Citizens Bank Park. Jones received a number of salutes while the Braves traveled to away games this year...
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