Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
t. He has worked hard to hit well from both sides of the plate. He throws right-handed.
10. He has always wore number ten. Most were used to seeing the number 10 at third base, but now see in left field.
Braves. He started his career with the Braves, and had been with them through the 2002 season for 9 years.
|What position was he switched to for the 2002 baseball season?||Chipper Jones
left field. The Braves and Bobby Cox decided to move him to left field so he could concentrate on his batting.
1999. He was 10th in batting, 4th in on-base percentage, and 4th in slugging percentage. He had very consistent numbers across the board.
|What year was his inauguration to the Major Leagues?||Chipper Jones
1993. He debuted on Sept 11, 1993 with the Braves. He appeared in only 8 games and went 2 for 3.
Larry. Larry Wayne Jones.
t. He did pitch for Bolles High School and led them to a championship.
Bolles High School. He was the star of the team and led them to a championship.
April 24, 1972. He was born in DeLand, Florida.
October 5th, 2012. Chipper played 21 pro seasons. His last game came against the Cardinals in the first-ever Wild Card Playoff Game. Overall he hit .303 with 2,727 hits, 1,619 runs, 549 doubles, 468 home runs and 1,623 RBIs.
He had success at Shea Stadium. He was a Mets killer. Against the Mets he batted .329 with 39 home runs and 123 RBIs. He most notably hit .313 with 19 homers and 55 RBIs against the Mets at Shea Stadium.
8. He made it eight times - 1996-97-98, 2000-01, 2008 and 2011-12. He would start in five of the eight.
|How many times did Chipper win the Silver Slugger award?||Chipper Jones
2. He won it in 1999 and 2000. He won his '99 title with a .319 avg, 45 hrs and 110 RBIs. He won his '00 title with a .311 avg, 36 hrs and 111 RBIs.
1999. He won his one and only MVP in 1999 with a .319 batting average, 45 homers and 110 RBIs. He stole 25 bases.
|After making it through the minors, when did Jones make his MLB debut?||Chipper Jones
September 11th, 1993. He made his debut on September 11th, 1993 as the youngest player in the league. He would play in 8 games and go 2 for 4 in that those games.
shortstop. Originally he was drafted as a shortstop but was later recommended to switch to third during season 1993 while playing in the minors, and he would go on to stay at third for the rest of his career. He retired in 2012.
|Chipper's professional baseball career started when he was selected in what spot of the 1990 draft?||Chipper Jones
1st. Chipper was the second time the Braves had the first overall draft pick. The first was Bob Horner who was drafted in 1978. Chipper was their first overall draft pick that came out of high school (Bolles School).