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Longtime Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren dies

...retorts. They were inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame in 2004, joining their good friend Johnson. He died in 2011.Chipper Jones, who retired after the 2012 season after spending nearly two decades as the Braves third baseman, became a fan of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-02/longtime-braves-broadcas
Michaux: Braves' long run of dominance is being rewarded

...Dennis Eckersley's career with Curt Schilling's postseason luster.Phase III should be completed in 2018 when Chipper Jones adds his bat to the lot. If 468 home runs, a National League MVP and batting title spanning a decade, eight All-Star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/michaux-braves-long-run-
Dominant pitching will be on display in All-Star Game

...most of his career. The 40-year-old Ripken then homered in the third inning.And two years ago, Atlanta's Chipper Jones was feted with a standing ovation at Kauffman Stadium when he pinch hit in the sixth inning and singled.What will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/dominant-pitching-will-b
Braves sign Chris Johnson to three-year deal

...three years.Atlanta was the team he cheered for while growing up in South Florida, and he idolized third baseman Chipper Jones."In this game, not many times does a team tell a player they want him to be around for a really long time," Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-02/braves-sign-chris-johnso
Rockies' Blackmon hopes hot start isn't fluke

...of April in each of the past 10 seasons, starting in 2004: Barry Bonds, Derrek Lee, Miguel Tejada, Lee again, Chipper Jones, Kevin Youkilis, Robinson Cano, Matt Holliday, Matt Kemp and Carlos Santana.Blackmon joins that list, and none...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-05/rockies-blackmon-hopes-h
Mets surge past Braves

...three hits.Older brother B.J. Upton hit a triple after receiving pregame batting tips from former Braves star Chipper Jones.Jones, in his second year of retirement, talked with B.J. Upton about eliminating an extra "hinge" in his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-10/mets-surge-past-braves
14-year-old Aiken boy named after legend Bobby Jones

...dealership both bear his name.So does 14-year-old Bobby Jones, of Aiken."I'd probably like it better if it was Chipper Jones," said Bobby, who plays more baseball than golf.His parents, Tony and Jeannie Jones, knew they wanted to name...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-06/14-year-old-aiken-boy-named-a
Chris Johnson fills Chipper Jones' shoes on third base

...KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Chris Johnson remembers donning his Chipper Jones T-shirt and parking himself in front of the television...sometimes I have to focus on myself and know that I'm not Chipper Jones and try to just do what I can do."What he did was come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-23/chris-johnson-fills-chip
Braves sign Gold Glove SS Simmons to 7-year, $58 million contract

...Teheran, Heyward, Justin Upton, left-hander Mike Minor and others as the foundation for the Braves' future. Chipper Jones retired after the 2012 season, and Tim Hudson and catcher Brian McCann departed as free agents after last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-20/braves-sign-gold-glove-s
Youthful Braves optimistic about present, future

...spring training today when pitchers and catchers have their first workout in Kissimmee, Fla.In the past two years, Chipper Jones retired, Martin Prado was traded and Brian McCann and Tim Hudson left as free agents. What remains is the young core...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-13/youthful-braves-optimist