Chipper Jones to speak in Augusta

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 10:57 AM
Last updated Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:06 AM
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The Augusta Sports Council announced Tuesday that former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones will be the guest speaker for the 22nd Annual Greater Augusta Medals for Excellence in Sports Awards banquet May 7.

The G.A.M.E.S. banquet, held at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, will honor area amateur athletes and award two scholarships to rising college freshmen.

Jones played 19 seasons with the Braves, recording a career .303 batting average while being named to eight All-Star teams. He was the 1999 National League MVP and will be inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame on June 28.

Tickets are $40 for Augusta Sports Council members and $50 for nonmembers.

For more information, contact the sports council at (706) 722-8326.

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GiantsAllDay 04/02/13 - 11:09 am
The hooters girls on

To the hooters girls on Washington road: You have been warned.

PhiloPublius 04/02/13 - 04:05 pm
Sconyers better Stock up on BBQ!

The restaurants in town better stock up on Beer and Food! Fat chipper is coming to town!!

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