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Braves to retire No. 10, induct Chipper into team's HOF

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Associated Press
2/19/2013 11:32:03 AM
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ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves will retire Chipper Jones' number and induct him into the team's hall of fame on June 28.

The Braves announced Tuesday they will hold a banquet and ceremony honouring Jones before their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Jones spent his entire two-decade career with the Braves before retiring after last season. He won the National League MVP in 1999, claimed the league batting title in 2008, and was an eight-time All Star.

No. 10 will be 10th number retired by the Braves, joining Hank Aaron's 44, Eddie Mathews' 41, Dale Murphy's 3, Phil Niekro's 35, Warren Spahn's 21, Greg Maddux's 31, Tom Glavine's 47, Bobby Cox's 6, and John Smoltz's 29. All major league teams retired No. 42 in honour of Jackie Robinson.

Chipper Jones (Photo: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

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