Chipper: "you are the fans I imagined in my head playing in the backyard all those years ago. You're why I loved coming to the plate with the game on the line. Crazy Train blaring in the background" #Braves #ChipperHOF— 680 The Fan & 93.7FM (@680TheFan) July 29, 2018
Chipper on his pal John Smoltz: “Smoltzie always pitched like his hair was on fire. Looking at (his lack of hair) it all makes sense now.”— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) July 29, 2018
Chipper Jones says he hopes former teammate Andruw Jones joins him one day in Cooperstown.— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 29, 2018
Chipper’s plaque is unveiled.
Chipper said Bobby Cox had the biggest influence on his career other than parents.”Thank you, Skip. I love you.”— David O'Brien (@DOBrienATL) July 29, 2018
First look at Chipper’s Hall of Fame plaque.
Chipper Jones is up first in the ceremony.
Braves legend Hank Aaron gets a standing ovation from the crowd and from the Hall of Famers in attendance.
He's about to be inducted into the @baseballhall alongside switch-hitters like Mickey Mantle and Eddie Murray.— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) July 29, 2018
@Braves legend @RealCJ10 sits down with Tom Verducci. #MLBTonight #HOFWKND pic.twitter.com/DuudzT1pcK
Tom Verducci sits down with Chipper Jones prior to his big day.
"I couldn't believe that I was playing right next to him."— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) July 29, 2018
When @Braves starter Julio Teheran debuted as a 20-year-old in May 2011, Hall of Famer Chipper Jones was standing at third base. pic.twitter.com/sxh8UK5fmu
Julio Teheran on making his MLB debut with Chipper Jones at third base
Bobby Cox on what made Chipper Jones a special player.
Freddie on Chipper's influence: "To be able to play with one team is obviously a goal of mine. I love this organization, this city. They've welcomed me with open arms, given me every opportunity. Hopefully I can give it back to them and stay here the rest of my career" @680TheFan— Kevin McAlpin (@KevinMcAlpin) July 29, 2018
"He was the first guy that I walked into the clubhouse as a 27-year-old rookie and saw and was kinda a little taken aback."@KelsWingert catches up with @PeterMoylan on what Chipper Jones meant to him as a teammate.@Braves | #ChipperHOF pic.twitter.com/qN6ZqQ0aLc— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) July 29, 2018
"I still remember the time he called me in spring training of 2012 and said, 'It's time for us to hang out.'"— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) July 29, 2018
Freddie Freeman reflects on his friendship with @RealCJ10 as No. 10 heads into the @baseballhall.@Braves | #ChipperHOF pic.twitter.com/ENtAfwiiGe
The 2018 National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction ceremony will be held Sunday, July 29 with coverage slated to get underway at 1:30 p.m. ET. The event can be seen via the MLB Network.
Chipper Jones will be among six inductees. The BBWAA elected Jones along with Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman and Jim Thome. Both Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected via the Modern Era committee.
We will be providing live coverage of the event so be sure to refresh the page for updates.