Braves to retire Chipper's No. 10

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ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves will retire Chipper Jones’ number and induct him into the team’s hall of fame on June 28.

 The Braves announced Tuesday they will hold a banquet and ceremony honoring Jones before their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

 Jones spent his entire two-decade career with the Braves before retiring after last season. He won the National League MVP in 1999, claimed the league batting title in 2008, and was an eight-time All Star.

 No. 10 will be 10th number retired by the Braves, joining Hank Aaron’s 44, Eddie Mathews’ 41, Dale Murphy’s 3, Phil Niekro’s 35, Warren Spahn’s 21, Greg Maddux’s 31, Tom Glavine’s 47, Bobby Cox’s 6, and John Smoltz’s 29. All major league teams retired No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson.

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MarinerMan
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MarinerMan 02/19/13 - 01:29 pm
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A Fitting Tribute
Unpublished

A fitting tribute to a GREAT Brave ! Congratulations !!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 02/19/13 - 01:46 pm
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I remember him standing by

I remember him standing by the Macon Braves' bus at Lake Olmstead when he was 17 and the top draft pick. He was the nicest guy as my son and I approached him. Time flies.

justthefacts
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justthefacts 02/19/13 - 03:04 pm
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Different Team

Going to seem strange not having Chipper out there. We were lucky to have him.

GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 02/19/13 - 07:50 pm
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They should hang a hooters

They should hang a hooters tee shirt next to his jersey at turner field.

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