First things first: Chipper Jones has been a truly fantastic hitter for many years, not even including this fantastic season. Among all the third basemen in major league history with at least 5,000 plate appearances, here are the top five in OPS+ (which accounts for ballparks and league scoring context)...
1dCraig Custance and Johnette Howard
19hMike Vorkunov for REDEF
2dAndrea Canales, ESPN.com