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Chipper Jones Apologizes For Comment On Twitter

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) Former Atlanta Braves’ baseman Chipper Jones is truly sorry about his comments surrounding individuals who are in the United States with the improper or unauthorized documents pertaining to their citizenship.

Jones wrote on his Twitter page referencing those individuals who lack the sufficient paperwork that shows they are United Sates citizens:

He later apologized for his comments:

The comments Jones made caused outrage amongst professional athletes as well as the general public:

The former American Major League Baseball third baseman spent his entire 19-year career playing for the Atlanta Braves.

Jones who ended his career in 2012 as a .303 hitter with 468 home runs, 1,512 walks, and 1,623 RBI in 2,499 games with 8,984 at bats, went on to garner the most career RBIs for a third baseman.

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