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Jones receives three-year extension

Updated: April 1, 2009, 12:59 PM ET
Associated Press

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Chipper Jones already had a World Series ring and an MVP trophy. What he wanted was the chance to finish up in the place where he started.

The Atlanta Braves were more than glad to give it to him.

The NL batting champion and the Braves agreed Tuesday to a $42 million, three-year contract extension though 2012, a deal that could ensure Jones becomes one of those rare stars who plays his entire career in one uniform.

There's an option that could make the ...

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