Mets fall to Braves, 3-2, in Chipper Jones' last game at Citi

New York Mets catcher Josh Thole, second from

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New York Mets catcher Josh Thole, second from left, watches Atlanta Brave's Brian McCann, right, hit a solo home run off Mets' Chris Young in the sixth inning. (Sept. 9, 2012) (Credit: AP)

For years, these were the moments that conditioned Mets fans to despise Chipper Jones.

In his last game in Flushing, the Braves star stepped to the plate with the outcome still in doubt, given one final chance to ruin one more afternoon for those who loved to hate him.

Out of respect, half of them rose to their feet. Out of principle, half of them booed. Out of habit, all of them held...

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