Ballplayer / Chipper Jones with Carroll Rogers Walton ; foreword by Bobby Cox.
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|York - Lake Wylie Branch||AUD 796.357 JONES (Text)||33205011589260||Adult Books On CD||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781524734763
- ISBN: 9781524734787
- Physical Description: 9 audio discs (10 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, 2017.
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Read by Mark Deakins.
With his trademark candor and astonishing recall, Chipper Jones tells the story of his rise to the MLB ranks and what it took to stay with one organization his entire career in an era of booming free agency. His journey begins with learning the art of switch-hitting and takes off after the Braves made him the number one overall pick in the 1990 draft, setting him on course to become the linchpin of their lineup at the height of their fourteen-straight division-title run.
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Baseball players > United States > Biography.
Larry Wayne “Chipper” Jones Jr. was a third baseman who spent his entire nineteen-year MLB career playing for the Atlanta Braves and all twenty-three years as a professional baseball player in the Braves organization. An eight-time All-Star and the 1999 National League MVP, he retired in 2012. Born and raised in Florida, he now lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Carroll Rogers Walton is a freelance sports journalist who covered the Braves for nearly twenty years as a beat writer for both the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Macon, Georgia, Telegraph. She lives in her hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and son.