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Chipper Jones tabs Mets as early season World Series favorites (AUDIO)

Jones expressed admiration for the Mets while appearing on MLB Network Radio on Tuesday Former third baseman Chipper Jones appeared on MLB Network Radio on Tuesday to discuss his new role as a special assistant with the Atlanta Braves and talk about the club's current rebuilding process.  When asked how he would approach rebuilding a team...
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Best Nicknames in Baseball History

Baseball has its own language. There are a lot of crazy and obscure things that ball players say to each other throughout the course of a game, including funny or hilarious nicknames. With over 18,000 men having played professional baseball, there are some memorable nicknames that have been handed out. For the purpose of this list, we’ve decided to leave out those that players...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones-Freddie Freeman ATV rescue bobblehead looks like highlight of 2016 Braves season

When a baseball team needs to come up with ways to sell tickets to fans, there is one surefire way to get butts in the seats on a muggy summer evening: Bobbleheads. The Atlanta Braves, a franchise that has entered a rebuilding era and is preparing to pack up and move to the next town over, will be offering some fun new bobbleheads to fans this season. Chipper Jones fans won’t...
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones-Freddie Freeman ATV rescue bobblehead looks like highlight of 2016 Braves season

When a baseball team needs to come up with ways to sell tickets to fans, there is one surefire way to get butts in the seats on a muggy summer evening: Bobbleheads. The Atlanta Braves, a franchise that has entered a rebuilding era and is preparing to pack up and move to the next town over, will be offering some fun new bobbleheads to fans this season. Chipper Jones fans won’t...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones-Freddie Freeman ATV rescue bobblehead looks like 2016 Braves season highlight

When a baseball team needs to come up with ways to sell tickets to fans, there is one surefire way to get butts in the seats on a muggy summer evening: Bobbleheads. The Atlanta Braves, a franchise that has entered a rebuilding era and is preparing to pack up and move to the next town over, will be offering some fun new bobbleheads to fans this season. Chipper Jones fans won’t...
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves bobblehead to honor Chipper Jones’ snowstorm rescue

The Atlanta Braves next season will pay tribute to how Chipper Jones ventured out during a brutal 2014 snowstorm on an ATV to rescue Freddie Freeman with a bobblehead. The Braves first baseman found himself stranded on an Atlanta freeway for five hours due to a January snowstorm that snarled traffic. Jones was alerted to his former teammate’s troubles after Freeman tweeted about...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta couple has Chipper Jones-themed wedding

Back in June, Chipper Jones tied the knot with his third wife, former Playboy model Taylor Higgins in the Bahamas. Saturday, at some venue that is obviously not the Bahamas (and more than likely a VFW somewhere in the Greater Atlanta area), some dude forced his wife into having a Chipper Jones-themed wedding. @jrrigsby11605 @RealCJ10 @lilgeorgiapeach @Braves Best wedding attire...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Bobby Dews, longtime Braves coach, dies at 76

ATLANTA (AP) Bobby Dews, the former Atlanta coach who spent the final 37 of his 53 years in baseball with the Braves' organization, has died. He was 76. The Braves said Sunday that Dews died Saturday. ''A true Brave who gave his heart and soul to our organization to help create, develop and lead one of the most productive minor league systems ever,'' Braves President John Schuerholz...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Welcome back, Chipper: Jones returns to Braves as special assistant

ATLANTA -- Chipper Jones is returning to the Atlanta Braves in a front office position he describes as "dipping my toe back into the water."The Braves announced Thursday that the eight-time All-Star has been hired as a special assistant to baseball operations. Jones will report to John Hart, the president of baseball operations, and general manager John Coppolella. His primary focus...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves hire Chipper Jones in baseball operations role

The Atlanta Braves are bringing back one of the organization’s all-time great players. The team announced on Thursday that it has hired Chipper Jones as a special assistant in the baseball operations department. Jones, 43, last played in the Majors back in 2012. He was an eight-time All-Star in 19 seasons, all with the Braves. During that span, Jones put up a .303 average with...
Via Sportsnaut
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones returning to Braves as special assistant

ATLANTA (AP) Chipper Jones is returning to the Atlanta Braves in a front office position he describes as ''dipping my toe back into the water.'' The Braves say Jones, an eight-time All-Star, has been hired as a special assistant to baseball operations. Jones will report to John Hart, the president of baseball operations, and general manager John Coppolella. Jones retired as a...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Most RBI in postseason history by position

Can you name the career postseason RBI leader by position? Note: Outfielders are not broken out by LF, CF and RF since the top three leaders all started games in the postseason at different outfield positions. There is a two-player tie for the lead at 2B. RBI totals listed to the right of player name.
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: October 24, 1995

Designated hitter Eddie Murray walks the Indians off a winner in the bottom of the eleventh inning as Cleveland defeats the Atlanta Braves, 7-6, to win their first World Series game since 1948. Down two games to none in their first World Series appearance since 1954, the Indians hosted their first championship game at their two-year-old new home, Jacobs Field, and gave the fans a...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Braves standout feeling Chipper over Mets' title chances

The Yew York Mets' bandwagon is filling up fast and the latest high-profile addition used to be one of the team's biggest nemesis.Former Atlanta Braves standout Chipper Jones piped in his support via Twitter for the surging Mets - a bitter division rival throughout the future Hall of Famer's career.Jones' tweet coincided with the return from injury of New York captain David Wright...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dansby Swanson Showing Real Promise With Hillsboro Hops

Being drafted by a Major League Baseball team is an impressive accomplishment just by itself. Being drafted first overall, however, brings an even more daunting set of expectations: You’re part of a super elite group, perceived to literally be the best of the best. You join men like Ken Griffey Jr., Chipper Jones and Alex Rodriguez, all future Hall of Famers (although some might...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves' cast of veterans keep coming through

The weekend saw some of the greatest figures in Braves history take center stage and Chipper Jones all but stole the show with the likes of Hall of Famers Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and John Smoltz joining him. Jones -- who in all likelihood will receive his own call to Cooperstown in 2018 -- was named MVP of the alumni softball game, hitting two home runs in helping the...
Via Fox Sports South
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Wedding Photos, Mr. Met With Lisa Ann & Dickie V. At Dentist Office

  I can finally go on a mini-vacation The NHL is finished. The NBA is finished. The NFL Draft is behind us. It’s time to take Thursday and Friday off. I might even unplug for one of those days. You know the last time I had an entire week away from BC? Never in eight years. Remember when I got married and went to Mexico? I worked some of that trip. That’s how dedicated I am...
Via Busted Coverage
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones wedding pictures – MVP marries Taylor Higgins

Former NL MVP Chipper Jones got married on Monday to Taylor Higgins, a woman he has been dating for the past few years. Jones and Higgins first began dating in 2012 from what we know. She posed for Playboy Cyber in 2010 and used to go by the stage name of Lexi Ray Taylor. Jones...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Mashed Potato Sundae, Sabo Sighting & Brad Wing Is In Demand

  Sorry I’m late There’s a great video coming your way this morning so I’ll keep this short. Been working on getting it posted, but had to do some modifications first. Let’s just say the celebration in Chicago included a couple of implanted cups. I knew rooting for the Blackhawks was a good business decision. Going to Vegas this week? Take a jacket It’s going to get...
Via Busted Coverage
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Pulls The Trigger, Marries Playboy Model

He finally did it this afternoon. Chipper Jones finally married his third wife — his first marriage ended after a reported affair with a Hooters waitress and he eventually married another woman before getting another divorce — a former Playboy model and Kentucky cheerleader named Taylor Higgins. Wedding guests included Freddie Freeman’s wife, Chelsea, and Dan Uggla’s wife...
Via Busted Coverage
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Bank Robber, Chipper Jones Impending Marriage & Golden Tate TD Catch

  NASCAR fans are my new GameDay Hell yes I love going to a fun College GameDay in the fall when fans are out of control, falling into bushes and just being awesome content generators for guys like myself. But there’s a new drug in town and it’s NASCAR fans. I know it’s not a new storyline that NASCAR fans are nuts and come up with some great redneck costumes, but nobody...
Via Busted Coverage
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones bickers with man over autograph snub from childhood

This is a story about childhood idols, the plight of a professional athlete, and human emotion. The characters are Atlanta Braves legend (and frequent Twitter user!) Chipper Jones and a 25-year-old man with the Twitter handle @thatgrayboy who goes by "Captain America."   That's all the setup you need. Here goes: So, friends, that's what we call a grudge. The man who says Chipper...
Via Fox Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones challenged military veteran to fight

Former Atlanta Braves slugger Chipper Jones is known to do some pretty dumb things on Twitter from time to time, and the argument he had with one of his followers early Thursday morning was no exception. Twitter user @thatgrayboy decided to call out Jones by claiming that Chipper snubbed him out of an autograph when...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Wanted To Kick War Vet’s Ass Last Night On Twitter

Goddammit, I can’t get enough of Chipper Jones (@RealCJ10) on Twitter. This social media platform was made for this guy. He actually communicates with his followers. He’ll post photos of the ex-Playboy chick who will soon become his third wife. He’ll post hunting photos. He’ll give you a RT. He’ll also get into a DM war with a military vet and try to schedule an ass whoopin’...
Via Busted Coverage
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Would Like to Remind You About Left Lane Passing Rules

As an LA native, I’m well aware of the terrible drivers who decide it’s cool to chill and drive 10 mph below the speed limit on the fast lane. It’s egregious and the stress of slow-ass drivers will likely lead to my demise. Atlanta Braves legend Chipper Jones gets it, he took to Twitter to vent out some frustrations on Monday: To whom it may concern: The left lane is meant...
Via Busted Coverage
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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