2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Fat Chipper Jones

He showed up for spring training looking like a fat ass. His fatness touched off a debate about whether he was fat. Eventually, Fat Chipper himself chewed the fat, and soon there was no denying what everyone else could see. He tried masking it. He found himself a Playboy-model girlfriend. He even arranged what sounds… » 1/03/13 4:40pm 1/03/13 4:40pm

Fat Chipper Jones Is Apparently No Longer Fat

The debate continues: Fat Chipper earlier today tweeted the photo you see here (click to make it bigger), inviting us all to help him out. "What's wrong with this pic folks?" he asked. We've been looking at it all afternoon, and we're stumped. We can only surmise that he looks thinner because of his refraction through… » 12/27/12 6:55pm 12/27/12 6:55pm

Fat Chipper Jones Has Divorced His Wife And Is Now Dating Playboy Model…

Leave it to those sleuths of scuzz over at Busted Coverage to make a find like this. Chipper Jones has retired, finalized his divorce from his second wife, and now appears to be dating Taylor Higgins, better known to the world as Lexi Ray or Lexi Ray Taylor, depending on when you might have been looking at her without… » 12/06/12 7:00pm 12/06/12 7:00pm

Fat Chipper Jones May Or May Not Be Fat, But He Reportedly "Looks…

The good news is that Chipper Jones is officially seven pounds lighter than his 2011 playing weight. Now comes the rest of the news. His knee hurts. He's hitless in eight at-bats and has missed five games this spring. A scout told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports he "looks terrible" and that he seems to be moving in "slow… » 3/13/12 1:10pm 3/13/12 1:10pm

Counterpoint: Chipper Jones Is Not Fat [UPDATE]

A few readers have pointed us to the Twitter account of David O'Brien, who covers the Braves for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. O'Brien disputes the notion that Chipper's being a heavy presence at spring training. Yesterday, O'Brien tweeted the above photo to make his case, saying it was taken just one day after … » 2/22/12 1:50pm 2/22/12 1:50pm