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Three cheers for Chipper Jones and his pursuit of .400

In an era of meaningless home run records, it's wonderful to see Chipper Jones chasing .400. Off Base

Updated: June 13, 2008, 12:31 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Wednesday brought a discouraging development in the worlds of sports and petroleum. Chipper Jones' batting average (.419) sank below the price of unleaded gas at my local station ($4.23). He's still above the last reported national average, but given the way the latter is going, I'm more hopeful about Jones' matching Ted Williams this summer than I am about his staying with Exxon Mobil. Not that I give Jones much chance to match Williams either, though I'm certainly rooting for him.

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