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Jason Heyward Traded to Cardinals

jason heywardThere were a lot of upset Braves fans yesterday, as they learned that hometown player Jason Heyward would be traded to the Cardinals. Since the Henry County, Ga. native started his professional career with the Braves in 2010, he has been a fan favorite and a lot of fun to watch. As a tribute to Heyward’s time with the Braves, I’m posting a few of my favorite frames of him.

Chipper Jones Number Retirement

Former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones during a ceremony retiring his number at Turner Field.On Friday, The Ted was sold out, but it wasn’t because fans came only to see the Braves take on the Diamondbacks.┬áPeople packed into every possible crevasse (and then some)┬áto see their beloved Chipper step on the grass for perhaps the last time. Chipper, who played all of his 19 MLB seasons with the Braves, retired from the game last year, and they retired his famous No. 10 during a pre-game ceremony.