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2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Fat Chipper Jones

2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Fat Chipper Jones

deadspin.com Updated Jan 3, 2013
He showed up for spring training looking like a fat ass. His fatness touched off a debate about whether he was fat. Eventually, Fat Chipper himself chewed the fat, and soon there was no denying what everyone else could see. He tried masking it. He found…
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  • The Braves might not use ‘screaming savage’ on batting practice…

    The Braves might not use ‘screaming savage’ on batting practice caps after all

    yahoo.com Jan 3, 2013
    A public-relations backlash against the Atlanta Braves reportedly has them reconsidering using the "screaming savage" Native American caricature on their batting practice caps for 2013. Paul Lukas of ESPN's Uniwatch, which recently broke what …
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  • A heartwarming tale about friendship and a 60-year-old minor-le…

    A heartwarming tale about friendship and a 60-year-old minor-league baseball card

    yahoo.com Jan 3, 2013
    George Owen III never became a baseball superstar. After getting a late start to his career, the outfielder spent four seasons in the Boston Braves' minor-league organization before hanging up his equipment to pursue an accounting job. But despite never…
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