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Nats honor Chipper in final scheduled DC game

Nats honor Chipper in final scheduled DC game

Nats honor Chipper in final scheduled DC game
WASHINGTON -- The Nationals honored Chipper Jones before Wednesday's game, as this will be the final time the Atlanta third baseman plays a regular-season game in Washington.

They kept it a bit tongue-in-cheek, giving Jones the third-base bag used in Monday's 13-inning marathon, one that was signed by the Nationals.

In addition, Jones also got a picture of former teammates and current Nationals Mark DeRosa and Adam LaRoche.

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The Nationals also returned to Jones the bat he used to hit the first home run at Nationals Park. That came in the first game played at Washington's then-new ballpark on March 30, 2008, when Jones hit a solo homer in the fourth inning.

Washington also congratulated Jones with a message and a video.

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