CHIPPER JONES NEWS

The rise of a new Mets killer

Chipper Jones, for years “Larry” to Mets’ fans, finished his career with a .309 average against the Mets. Do a Google search for “Mets Killer” and you will be inundated with articles about and images of retired third baseman Chipper Jones. There is no player in the history of the game that has hit the Mets harder than Jones. It is certainly no coincidence that Chipper...
Via BravesWire
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones shaves head for cancer

I’ve said some harsh things about Chipper Jones in the past, but, on Wednesday…dude got a pass. Perhaps inspired by the Tampa Bay Rays, the Atlanta Braves legend was in the Tampa area to help raise funds for Pediatric Cancer Foundation and, in the process, get his head shaved. “I’m a little scared to see how much my hair line has receded,” Jones said prior to being shorn...
Via Hall of Very Good
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Singer Erin Alvey O’Sullivan Got Chipper Jones To Be In Music Video

You probably haven’t heard of Erin Alvey O’Sullivan. She’s an aspiring pop/country singer/songwriter from Tybee Island, Georgia. A lifelong Braves fan, O’Sullivan’s new…
Via Busted Coverage
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones advises Max Scherzer not to be greedy

As we all know, Max Scherzer turned down a huge offer, allegedly six years for $144 million, from the Tigers over the weekend.  The $24 million per year would have been the tied Scherzer, the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner, for the 11th-highest average annual salary IN THE HISTORY OF THE GAME.  But, Scherzer and his agent Scott Boras think he’s worth more. Fellow Tiger pitcher...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones advises Max Scherzer not to be greedy

As we all know, Max Scherzer turned down a huge offer, allegedly six years for $144 million, from the Tigers over the weekend.  The $24 million per year would have been the tied Scherzer, the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner, for the 11th-highest average annual salary IN THE HISTORY OF THE GAME.  But, Scherzer and his agent Scott Boras think he’s worth more. Fellow Tiger pitcher...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson neatly fills 3B spot for Braves

Chris Johnson remembers donning his Chipper Jones T-shirt and parking himself in front of the television to watch Atlanta's star third baseman play when he was growing up. Now he's taken over Jones' old spot and says it's a ''dream come true.'' Jones retired after the 2012 season. Tasked with filling his huge cleats, Johnson came through with the...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Suit Game Is Off The Charts

Former Brave Chipper Jones has had a more interesting off-season than most current MLB players. The future Hall of Famer killed a deer…
Via Busted Coverage
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones clowns Freddie Freeman on Twitter about contract extension

Chipper Jones clowned Freddie Freeman on Twitter about the first baseman's lucrative new contract extension.
Via Gamedayr
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Comes to Rescue of Atlanta Braves Teammate

A winter storm has snarled traffic in the Southeast, including Atlanta, leaving people stranded on the highways, stores, and schools overnight; but at least one lucky citizen was rescued…by former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones. Jones became the MVP when he rode to the rescue of an ex-teammate who was stranded. Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman sent out an SOS on...
Via Total Sports Blog
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones hops on 4-wheeler, saves Freddie Freeman

Chipper Jones bailed out the Atlanta Braves plenty of times during his playing days. It looks like he's still doing it in retirement, albeit with a much different uniform. Rocking a camo snow outfit, the former Braves star hopped on his 4-wheeler to save stranded Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman and get him home safely to his new wife. Freeman had been lamenting on Twitter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones rescues Freddie Freeman from Atlanta snow

The city of Atlanta has practically come to a stop in the wake of a small amount of snow falling over the area on Tuesday. The southern part of the country is experiencing unusually cold temperatures, and over the past 24 hours we have seen car accidents, cars stuck at the bottom of hills, gridlocked […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones helped save a stranded Freddie Freeman in the Atlanta snowstorm

Traveling in Atlanta yesterday became a nightmare. Stories upon stories surfaced yesterday about Atlanta residents being stranded in traffic due to the snow storm. One of them being Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman. Going on 5 and a half hours in this traffic! Atlanta traffic is the worst but then you add snow…woah!! — Freddie Freeman (@FreddieFreeman5) January 28...
Via Diehardsport
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Saves Freddie Freeman From Snowjam 2014

The HQ is stuck in Snowpocalypse 2014 down here in the south...And there is a lot of collateral damage and story-telling to go with it...You saw what Jim Cantore had to go through in Charleston with a drunken college kid...Point, set, match, side kick, Cantore...Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was telling the universe in his Twitter account that he was stuck in it with...
Via Online Sports Guys
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Rescues Freddie Freeman From Atlanta Winter Storm (Photos)

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was among those impacted by the unusual snowstorm in the Deep South on Tuesday. Fortunately for Freeman, Chipper Jones was prepared to save the day. Jones, who shared a Braves clubhouse with Freeman for three seasons from 2010-2012, hopped on a four-wheeler and “rescued” his former teammate from Tuesday’s winter storm — and the...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddie Freeman Stranded in Snowstorm, Chipper Jones Rescues Him on 4-Wheeler (Photo)

Instead of creating a dangerous scene by starting a forest fire, Chipper Jones is now saving people from terrible snowstorms. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves’ first baseman, was stuck in traffic for five and a half hours. So, what did Jones decide to do? Save him with a four wheeler.   Going on 5 and a half hours in this traffic! Atlanta traffic is the worst but then you add...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Saved Freddie Freeman From The Atlanta Traffic Mess

Atlanta, and other southern cities, screeched to a halt on Tuesday because of the freak three- to four-inch snowfall in the South. Among…
Via Busted Coverage
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones 'saves' Braves 1B stuck in traffic during snowstorm

By now, you’ve either heard or read all about the chaos that was Atlanta traffic on Tuesday evening. Having had experienced it first hand, I can assure you that it was indeed as bad as it looked. Like always when something happens like this, they’ll be horror stories and stories of people being heroes. This particular story is about former Braves great Chipper Jones being a hero...
Via No Guts, No Glory
January 29, 2014  |  2 Comments

Retired Braves star ignites blaze near home

Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones committed an error in retirement, starting a fire when he dumped some ashes in the woods near his suburban home after cleaning out his fireplace. Jones tweeted about the fire, which broke out Wednesday evening. It was quickly extinguished by the Roswell fire department and caused no serious damage. Said Jones, ''Tried to do my daily...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Retired Atlanta Brave Chipper Jones Starts Fire

A familiar former nemesis of the Phillies, third basemen Chipper Jones, made a bit of noise yesterday in the form of a FOREST FIRE OH MY GOD... According to his Twitter account, Larry was merely emptying out the ashes from his fire pit when things started to get out of...
Via Philliedelphia
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Of Course Chipper Jones Set His Woods On Fire

Chipper Jones continues to provide endless entertainment for fans years after leaving the baseball diamond. Last week, it was his wisdom teeth; last…
Via Busted Coverage
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones: I set the woods on fire

Even future baseball Hall of Famers have to do household chores sometimes, right? And sometimes, well, things don’t go as planned. Former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones admitted on Twitter late Wednesday that he accidentally started a fire in the woods behind his Roswell home. “Tried to do my daily chores and cleaned out the fireplace,” Jones posted around 8 p...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Starts Forest Fire during Daily Chores

Accidents happen all of the time but, the result is usually never a forest fire. Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones accidentally started a forest fire while doing his daily house chores. Lol. Tried to do my daily chores and cleaned out the fireplace. Went and dumped the ashes. Alls good right? Nope. Set the woods on fire! Ugh — Chipper Jones (@RealCJ10) January 23, 2014...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones accidentally (and literally) started a forest fire

Chipper Jones tweeted: Lol. Tried to do my daily chores and cleaned out the fireplace. Went and dumped the ashes. Alls good right? Nope. Set the woods on fire! Ugh [Last Angry Fan]Lexi Ray Taylor (aka Taylor Higgins, aka Lexi Ray), Chipper's girl, tweeted a pic of the scene.@RealCJ10 cleaned the fireplace out today.meet the neighbors too..they came 2 say they called the fire...
Via Bob's Blitz
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Chipper Jones accidentally sets backyard on fire

Chipper Jones seems to be enjoying his retirement from Major League Baseball. Well, with the possible exception of the events that transpired on Wednesday evening.Apparently, the Hall of Fame bound Jones accidentally started a blaze in the woods located behind his house, after some ashes from his fireplace caused a fire when he went to dump them in his yard.Yikes!Fortunately, the...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones Might be Missing the Limelight a Little; Starts Forest Fire

After being considered one of the best in baseball for years and years it had to be hard for a living legend like Atlanta Braves infielder Chipper Jones to step out of the limelight. Since retiring he has been in an out of the social media spotlight though, and his latest venture--well, his latest venture is just a wee bit hot.The man started a forest fire and than tweeted about...
Via FatManWriting
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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