May 22: This date in Braves history

Braves Hall of Famer Chipper Jones had big performances on this date in 1996 and 2006.

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Braves Hall of Famer Chipper Jones had big performances on this date in 1996 and 2006.

Chipper Jones had plenty of big offensive performances during his 19 seasons with the Braves.

But he had a huge game at the plate on May 22, 1996 -- and stepped up big exactly 10 years later to lead the Braves to a win on May 22, 2006.

In 1996, Jones had two homers and a double as the Braves defeated the Cubs 9-4 during the final season at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. On the same date 10 years later, Jones' solo home run in the ninth helped the Braves hold off the Padres for a victory at PetCo Park in San Diego.