Chipper's Jacksonville Roots

Chipper's Jacksonville Roots


Chipper's Jacksonville Roots


ATLANTA, Ga. — Before he was an Atlanta Brave, Chipper Jones was a Bolles Bulldog.

After a stellar three-year career at The Bolles School, Jones was the first overall pick in the 1990 Major League Baseball Draft.  His professional career ended earlier this month, and it’s very likely that he’ll be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in five years.

First Coast News sports director Dan Hicken recently traveled to Atlanta to talk with Chipper about his memories of playing baseball on the First Coast.

As a bonus feature, click on the link below and tell us who’s aged better.  Is it Chipper’s former coach at The Bolles School, Don Suriano?  Is it Chipper himself or is it a young sportscaster that covered Chipper back when he was in high school and is still covering sports in Jacksonville to this day?

Who’s aged better?


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