September 16, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones (10) waits to bat in the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Last Article You’ll Read On Chipper To Yanks


 

Stop reading everything you see on Chipper Jones to the New York Yankees, it is ALL false even if it’s “he’s thinking about it”!!

October 3, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; A fan of the Atlanta Braves holds up a sign supporting Braves third baseman Chipper Jones (not pictured) after the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. The Atlanta Braves won 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Rumors flew around social media and sites everywhere this afternoon about the Yankees GM Brian Cashman wanting Chipper to play for the Yankees because of all the injures so far this spring for the Yanks.  Jones quickly shot down the rumors with the tweet below.

 

Enough with the rumors! While I am flattered about the speculation of being enticed out of retirement, I’m happy with life as a bad golfer!

 

Now if your someone who almost lost their lunch this afternoon with this news, please continue to breath.  He later sent a message to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution “I’m flattered, but no, my knees can no longer take playing baseball at its highest level.  Plus I can’t imagine donning any uniform other than a Braves uni!

So there you go, plus we already know Chipper is coming back to the Braves in August…ha wishful thinking

 

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