29 Facts About Atlanta Braves

1. The Atlanta Braves have an overload of pitching in their farm system, and Allard is one that is going to have a hard time sticking in Atlanta.

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2. In 2018, the Atlanta Braves made a subtle color change to the primary logo.

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3. In 1985, the Atlanta Braves made a small script change to the logo.

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4. On November 13, 2017, the Atlanta Braves announced Alex Anthopoulos as the new general manager and executive vice president.

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5. The Atlanta Braves would end up purchasing the Major League contract of Francoeur.

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6. Prior to the 2015 season, the Atlanta Braves fired their General Manager Frank Wren, and John Hart replaced him as interim general manager, choosing to only take the title of President of Baseball Operations.

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7. On November 11, 2013, the Atlanta Braves announced that they would vacate Turner Field for a new stadium in Cobb County, in the northwest suburbs outside of Atlanta in 2017.

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8. On June 28, 2013 the Atlanta Braves retired former third baseman Chipper Jones' jersey, number 10, before the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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9. The Atlanta Braves witnessed the emergence of rookie pitcher Julio Teheran after much hype during Spring training.

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10. The Atlanta Braves lost many key players through trades or free agency, including pitcher Derek Lowe, shortstop Alex Gonzalez, and outfielder Nate McLouth.

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11. In 2012, the Atlanta Braves began their 138th season after an upsetting end to the 2011 season.

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12. The Atlanta Braves entered the final month of the regular season 25 games above.

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13. On October 13, 2010, the Atlanta Braves announced that Fredi Gonzalez would replace long-time Braves manager Bobby Cox as manager of the team in 2011.

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14. The last time the Atlanta Braves led the NL East on August 1 was in 2005.

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15. The Atlanta Braves started the 2010 season slowly and had a nine-game losing streak in April.

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16. On July 10, 2009, the Atlanta Braves traded outfielder Jeff Francoeur to the New York Mets for outfielder Ryan Church.

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17. The Atlanta Braves are one of only two Major League Baseball teams under majority corporate ownership; the other team is the Toronto Blue Jays (owned by Canadian media conglomerate Rogers Communications).

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18. In 2005, the Atlanta Braves won the Division championship for the 14th consecutive time from 1991 to 2005.

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19. With this World Series victory, the Atlanta Braves became the first team in Major League Baseball to win world championships in three different cities.

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20. In 1993, the Atlanta Braves signed Cy Young Award winning pitcher Greg Maddux from the Chicago Cubs, leading many baseball insiders to declare the team's pitching staff the best in baseball.

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21. That same year, the Atlanta Braves used the number one overall pick in the 1990 MLB draft to select Chipper Jones, who became one of the best hitters in team history.

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22. As the 1950s progressed, the reinvigorated Atlanta Braves became increasingly competitive.

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23. The Atlanta Braves finally managed to be competitive in 1933 and 1934 under manager Bill McKechnie, but Fuchs' revenue was severely depleted due to the Great Depression.

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24. On July 4, 1914, the Atlanta Braves lost both games of a doubleheader to the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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25. The Atlanta Braves were founded in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1871, as the Boston Red Stockings.

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26. The Atlanta Braves are the only Major League Baseball franchise to have won the World Series in three different home cities.

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27. The Atlanta Braves advanced to the World Series five times in the 1990s, winning the title in 1995.

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28. The Atlanta Braves have agreed to move their spring training home to North Port, Florida in 2019.

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29. The Atlanta Braves played home games at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium from 1966 to 1996, and Turner Field from 1997 to 2016.

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