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Org This hall of fame and museum highlights the greatest players and moments in the history of baseball. Hank Aaron, Eddie Mathews, Phil Niekro, and Warren Spahn are among the former Braves enshrined here. jsp This has been the Braves’ home field since 1997. Tours are available when the Braves are not playing. 47 INDEX Aaron, Henry “Hank,” 5–9, 20–24, 27, 29–30 Aaron, Tommie, 8 Adcock, Joe, 5 Alexander, Doyle, 36 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, 6, 8 Avery, Steve, 34 Blauser, Jeff, 34 Bonds, Barry, 8, 39 Braves Field, 17 Bream, Sid, 36, 39 Bruton, Bill, 19–20 Buhl, Bob, 20 Burdette, Lew, 20–22 Cabrera, Francisco, 39 Carty, Rico, 29–30 Cepeda, Orlando, 29 Chambliss, Chris, 30 Clarkson, John, 13 Cloninger, Tony, 27 Collins, Jimmy, 13 Covington, Wes, 20 Cox, Bobby (manager), 33, 36, 39, 40 Dark, Al, 17 Duffy, Hugh, 13 Elliott, Bob, 15, 17 Evers, Johnny “Captain,” 14 Furcal, Rafael, 15, 36 Gant, Ron, 33, 36 Glavine, Tom, 34, 36–40 Gonzalez, Fredi, 40 Gowdy, Hank, 14 Grissom, Marquis, 36 Hamilton, Billy, 13 Haney, Fred (manager), 20, 22 Heyward, Jason, 39 Horner, Bob, 30 Hudson, Tim, 39 Jones, Andruw, 36, 40 Jones, Chipper, 36, 40 Jordan, Brian, 36 Justice, David, 33, 36, 39 Kelly, Michael “King,” 13 Klesko, Ryan, 36 Leibrandt, Charlie, 34 Lemke, Mark, 35 Lopez, Javy, 36 Maddux, Greg, 36, 39, 40 Maranville, Walter James Vincent “Rabbit,” 14 Mathews, Eddie, 20, 22 McCann, Brian, 39 McCarthy, Tommy, 13 McGriff, Fred, 36 Milwaukee County Stadium, 20 Murphy, Dale, 30 Nichols, Charles “Kid,” 13 Niekro, Phil, 28–30 Nixon, Otis, 33 Padgett, Ernie, 15 Pendleton, Terry, 34, 36 Perini, Lou (owner), 17, 19 Prado, Martin, 39 Rosen, Al, 33 Sain, Johnny, 17 Schafer, Harry, 11 Sheffield, Gary, 36 Smoltz, John, 34, 36, 40 Spahn, Warren, 17, 20, 22, 24, 36 Torre, Joe (manager), 30 Turner, Ted (owner), 29 Wagner, Billy, 39 Williams, Earl, 30 Willis, Vic, 13 World Series 1914, 14–15, 21 1948, 17 1957, 20–21 1958, 22, 27 1991, 33–35 1992, 39 1995, 36–37, 40 1996, 40 Wright, George, 13 Wright, Harry (manager), 13 Wright, Sam, 13 About the Author Brian Howell is a freelance writer based in Denver, Colorado.

Rally around. His quest for the championship. ” The New York Mets had baseball’s main attractions. won 100 games that season. The 1970s produced a few They had no trouble getting other good moments for the past the Braves, outscoring them 27–15 in a three-game sweep. “The Mets jumped all over us in the ’69 playoffs, and when they were through, we knew we’d been up against more than we could handle,” Aaron said. ” That was the last time the great Hank Aaron would play in the playoffs. It would also Turner Takes Over Ted Turner Tu er was w a well-known yachtsman and television tycoon.

That streak is ting average was the best of unmatched in baseball history. any player in the Series. ” ing those years. won 14 consecutive The 1991 season was just Throughout that streak, the start of a remarkable run the Braves had several great YEARS OF DOMINANCE 35 players leave. Yet they always 1998; one was by John Smoltz found ways to replace them. in 1996; and Greg Maddux Pendleton, Gant, Justice, and won three in a row from 1993 first baseman Sid Bream were to 1995. The Braves had other all gone by 1997.

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