Friday, June 28, 2013

Chipper Jones in awe of honors bestowed by Braves | - Mark Bowman - Somewhere in the midst of winning an National League MVP Award and earning eight All-Star selections, Jones reaped the benefits of his efforts. He is the only switch-hitter in Major League history to hit at least .300 and compile more than 400 home runs. - Jones also stands with Stan Musial, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Lou Gehrig as the only players in Major League history to record at least 2,500 hits, 1,500 walks, 1,500 runs, 500 doubles, 450 home runs and 1,500 RBIs while hitting .300 with a .400 on-base percentage and .500 slugging percentage.


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