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CHIPPER JONES ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
March 22
The longtime Braves third baseman announced that the 2012 season would be his last. Jones came into the year a seven-time All Star, and picked up his eighth selection on July 3, filling in for the injured Matt Kemp. The 1999 National League MVP, Jones finished top 10 in the voting five other times. He began 2012 with a .304 career average and 454 home runs.
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