Tag Archives: Chipper Jones

Where it all began for Chipper

This isn’t a piece of trivia that I had tucked away in my brain, but if you’d asked me which team surrendered Chipper Jones‘ first Major League home run, I’d have said something along the lines of, “It would have to be the Mets.” And it was. It came, naturally, at Shea Stadium, where he

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Photo flashback: Enjoying the meat of the sweep

Frenchy’s follow-through A busy weekend has made this look back at Saturday’s win over the Braves a little outdated by now, but it’s still fun to look back on the middle of a sweep sandwich involving one of the Mets’ biggest division rivals — especially when one Larry Wayne Jones Jr. played such a big

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The Mets are Wright on the Braves

Back in 1999 — as much as I hate to admit it — Chipper Jones won the National League MVP award with what he did against the Mets in September. Atlanta beat New York by 6 1/2 games that year, but on Sept. 21, the teams began a three-game series at Turner Field with the

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