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Chipper Jones

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Chipper Jones was born on April 24, 1972 in DeLand, Florida to Larry Sr. and Lynne Jones. He grew up in Pierson, Florida, the "Fern Capital of the World". He was nicknamed Chipper when he was young because he looked like "a chip off the old block". He was the number one overall pick in the 1990 Amature draft by the Atlanta Braves. he rose quickly to the majors and got his first start on September 11, 1993. In 1994, He tore his ACL and sat out the strike-shortened season. But he soon regained form and became the 1999 National League MVP. In 2004 his streak of eight straight years with 100+ RBI's ended because he missed playing time with numerous injuries. Chipper has helped lead the Braves to 13 consecutive division titles and a World Series Championship.  See full bio on IMDb »

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