Ten fun facts about Chipper Jones


Fact 1
Currently he is co-owner and co-host of the television show Major League Bowhunter airing on The Sportsman Channel, alongside friends Matt Duff and Jeff Danker.

Fact 2
In 2006, Jones released a charity wine called "Chipper Chardonnay", with a portion of the proceeds supporting the Miracle League, an organization serving children with disabilities.

Fact 3
He is considered one of the best switch hitters in the history of the game.


Fact 4
Many baseball writers anticipate Jones will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as soon as he becomes eligible.

Fact 5
Jones was a co-owner of Outdoor Channel's hunting show Buck Commander with friends and pro athletes Adam LaRoche, Ryan Langerhans, Tom Martin, and Willie Robertson who is from the Duck Commander TV series.

Fact 6
He showed an early love for baseball predominantly because of his father's position as coach, and began to play Little League teams at age 7.

Fact 7
Jones received the nickname "Chipper" from his father and other family members, who saw the younger Larry as a “chip off the old block.”

Fact 8
Chipper Jones debuted on September 11, 1993, as the youngest player in the league.

Fact 9
Jones enjoys deer hunting in the offseason.

Fact 10
On June 28, 2013, Jones’ number 10 was retired by the Braves and he was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame.


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Short about Chipper Jones
is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) third baseman who spent his entire 19-year career playing for the Atlanta Braves.



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