Sunday, April 05, 2009

Chipper Jones begins 16th season with Braves

Steve Hummer of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes how Atlanta Braves Chipper Jones will be looked as the team veteran now that John Smoltz is no longer with the Braves...Jones is one of only nine active players with at least 10 years in the big leagues to spend his entire career with one team... "It’s understood that the occupant of that locker is the alpha Brave, the man expected to set the theme and tempo of a season. The maestro’s baton is super-glued to Jones’ hand now." ...
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