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Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Chipper Jones

Macon Bacon Walk of Fame

 
 
Chipper Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, November 13, 2023
1. Chipper Jones Marker
Inscription.  
Year Played in Macon: 1991
Years in MLB: 1993-2012
Larry “Chipper” Jones is a Major League Baseball Hall of Famer. Jones played in Macon for the Macon Braves (Atlanta affiliate) during the 1991 season. After one year in Macon, Jones moved up to Double-A ball. Jones made his MLB debut on September 11th, 1993. Jones would go on to be known as one of the best switch hitters in Major League Baseball history. During his very successful career, Jones would acquire a World Series Championship, NL MVP in 199, a batting title, two Silver Sluggers and eight All-Star appearances. He will also be known as one of the biggest pieces of the Atlanta Braves 1995 World Series Championship and helped the Braves become a dynasty in the late 90's. Chipper played 19 years in the MLB & was elected into the Hall of Fame in 2010.

Statistics in Macon
Hits: 154 • 2B: 24 • 3B: 11 • RBI: 98 • Stolen Bases: 40 • Home Runs: 15 • Average: .326
Career Statistics
Hits: 2,726 • 2B: 549 • 3B: 38 • RBI: 1,623 • Stolen Bases: 150 • Home Runs: 468 • Average: .303
 
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1991.
 
Location. 32° 49.787′ N, 83° 36.86′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker can be reached from Willie Smokie Glover Drive, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the grandstand wall at Luther Williams Field. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 Willie Smokie Glover Dr, Macon GA 31201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central City Park (here, next to this marker); John Odom (here, next to this marker); Ron Fairly (a few steps from this marker); Rondell White (a few steps from this marker); Andruw Jones (a few steps from this marker); Kevin Brown (a few steps from this marker); Pete Rose (a few steps from this marker); Tony Perez (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
Chipper Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 20, 2021
2. Chipper Jones Marker
Chipper Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, November 13, 2023
3. Chipper Jones Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 28, 2023, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2. submitted on November 26, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on November 13, 2023, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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