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Author: Chipper Jones; Carroll R Walton
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : Center Point Large Print editionView all editions and formats
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"Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones--one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history--shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport."--
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Autobiographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Chipper Jones; Chipper Jones
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chipper Jones; Carroll R Walton
ISBN: 9781683245056 1683245059
OCLC Number: 990183138
Notes: Originally published: New York, New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017].
Description: 455 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: The last big play --
Chip off the old block --
"I got this" --
The white elephant --
Draft day --
Carry a big stick --
Major motivation --
On the defensive --
Showtime --
Going deep --
Our time --
Raising the stakes --
World series ghosts --
Inside the clubhouse --
The perks --
Leading a double life --
Coming clean --
The worm has turned --
Lar-ry --
Playing the villain --
A one-team guy --
Tools and tricks of the trade --
Teaching points --
The end of an era --
Walking off --
Fireworks --
Curtain calls.
Responsibility: Chipper Jones, with Carroll Rogers Walton.

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"Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones--one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history--shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport."--

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