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July 9, 2010

Would Chipper/Mariano get standing Os?

by @ 4:51 pm.   Filed under baseball, baseball players, braves, braves players

 
Original article by Mark Simon of ESPN New York’s Mets Blog

A colleague asked me a question a few weeks ago, given some recent retirement talk, and I’m still pondering my response:

If you knew that Chipper Jones was playing in his last game in New York, would you give him a standing ovation?

I don’t have a good answer, not yet anyway (leaning yes, but reserving judgment). But I know a few rather intense Mets fans who do.

And just for fun, I expanded the question to include Yankees closer Mariano Rivera too. Here are their thoughts.

The rest of the article can be found here.

Thanks for pointing the article out to me Mark! I definitely think it will be of interest to my readers.

Now for my thoughts on the question: (more…)



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