• Braves luminaries weigh in on Chipper's legacy

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Sep 28, 2012
    [Related: Chipper Jones leaves a legacy of success] One Braves legend honors another: Chipper Jones and Hank Aaron. Twenty-two years after selecting Chipper Jones with the top overall selection in the 1990 First-Year Player Draft, the Braves are proud to still call him one of their own. Brian McCann, representing the current team, noted that "anybody who came through this organization and didn't take advantage of what Chipper could teach them was missing out." Longtime Braves announcer Pete Van Wieren stepped out of retirement to emcee the evening's ceremonies, and he set the tone for the evening by calling Jones "one of the two greatest hitters in Atlanta Braves history, along with Hank Aaron." They will take time Friday night to honor the 40-year-old third baseman's loyalty and greatness as he experiences his final regular-season home series in Atlanta.
    Source: MLB.com
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      Since very few of us will ever retire as international superstars, we have to guess at the emotions which those who are must feel. And while getting celebrated for your accomplishments is nice, at some point you've got to feel overwhelmed by all the att…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Braves honor Chipper in pregame ceremony

      Former Atlanta manager Bobby Cox and Hall of Famer Hank Aaron participated as the Braves paid tribute to Chipper Jones before Friday night's game against the Mets.
      Source: ESPN.com

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