Recent News about Chipper Jones
by Corporate March 6, 2013
Georgia lawmakers may be busy but there's always time to recognize retired Atlanta Braves player and Mizuno Ambassador, Chipper Jones. Yesterday, Jones was honored at the Capitol for his commitment to Georgia, the city of Atlanta and the sport of baseball. Mizuno could not be more proud of Jones and his contributions throughout his 20 year career. He retired as one of the most accomplished switch hitters in the MLB and is a favorite for selection into the Hall of Fame. As noted in the
by Corporate December 7, 2012
Mizuno Ambassador Matt Cain received a 2012 Gibby Award for Must C: Pitching Performance of the Year for his perfect game against the Astros in June.Longtime Mizuno Ambassador and legend Chipper Jones was honored in his last seasoning of baseball with the Must C: Walk-off of the Year. Jones' final big league homer helped spur Atlanta's strong September run to the postseason.Congratulations. Matt we wish you success in the 2013 season. Chipper, here’s to retirement!For the full list of 2012 Gibby Award winners vist: MLB.com...
by Corporate November 6, 2012
Long time Mizuno Ambassador Chipper Jones is named 2012 Marvin Miller Man-of-the-Year. The award is given to the baseball player for outstanding on-field performance and off-field contributions to his community.Since 1992, every player belonging to the Major League Baseball Players Association has been allowed to cast a vote on various categories in an effort to determine each year's winners of the Players Choice Awards. First given in 1997 as the Man of the Year Award, it was renamed in 2000 in honor of Marvin Miller, former executive director of the Major League Baseball Player...
by Corporate October 2, 2012
After his career-long affiliation to Mizuno and its products, Chipper Jones was honored by Mizuno with a gift unlike any other he has received during the variety of festivities associated with his retirement, after 19 seasons as a member of the Atlanta Braves. The one-of-a-kind, all electric, Stealth 4x4 UTV adorned with Jones' custom retirement logo was presented to Jones by Bob Puccini, President, Mizuno USA following batting practice at Turner Field. The unique gift was associated with arguably the only pastime that rivals Jones&rsquo...
by Mizuno USA July 11, 2012
Mizuno Brand Ambassador and Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones announced before the 2012 season that this would be his last year playing professional baseball. The 40-year old Chipper is hitting .318 on the season, which was more than enough to earn him a spot on the National League All-Star Team for the eighth time in his career. The future Hall-of-Famer's last All-Star Game was certainly one of the more compelling stories from last night. Prior to the game, National League Manager Tony LaRussa asked Chipper to speak to the team about the game. Here is a...
|Birthdate:||April 04, 1972|
Since debuting as the youngest player in the league, Jones has earned his reputation as of the game’s elite players and all-time great switch-hitters. Inspired to play by his father, Chipper’s honors include being a six-time All Star, MVP, World Champion and more.
|1999 National League Most Valuable Player Award|
|1999 and 2000 National League Silver Slugger Award|
|Third-most home runs for a switch hitter, behind Eddie Murray (504) and Mickey Mantle (536)|