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John Smoltz to Be Presented with Atlanta Sports Lifetime Achievement Award
January 19th, 2016 at 9:19 PM
Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer John Smoltz will be honored with the Atlanta Sports Council's Lifetime Achievement Award next month, ajc.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Smoltz will join Hank Aaron (2006), Ted Turner (2009), Bobby Cox (2011), Chipper Jones (2013) and Tom Glavine (2015) as the sixth Brave to be presented the Lifetime Achivement...

Atlanta Braves to Give Away “Chipper Jones Rescues Freddie Freeman” Bobblehead
January 14th, 2016 at 12:33 PM
Heavy snow and ice had Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman trapped in his car on an Atlanta highway in January 2014, prompting Chipper Jones to come to the rescue via his ATV. They made it home safe and sound! #thankful @RealCJ10 @FreddieFreeman5 pic.twitter.com/KBO59VL1HU — Taylor Jones (@lilgeorgiapeach) January 29, 2014 And now...

Tom Glavine Deserving of Hall of Fame First Ballot Nod
December 3rd, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Tom Glavine was never linked to performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). As a member of the Atlanta Braves, he was part of 11 of the Braves MLB record 14 consecutive division titles. And not counting PED users, he was one of only three pitchers of his era to win 300 games. Those...

If Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine Aren’t Elected to Hall of Fame, Something is Wrong
December 1st, 2013 at 6:51 PM
It's totally understandable that no one got in the Hall of Fame last year. It was the first year anyone from the steroid era was eligible, and the writers had their say that they weren't getting in. But if former Atlanta Braves Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine aren't elected this...

Former Atlanta Brave Mark DeRosa Retires; Joins MLB Network
November 15th, 2013 at 12:17 PM
Former Atlanta Brave Mark DeRosa has retired after a 16-year career that began in Atlanta and ended with the Toronto Blue Jays, his eighth Major League team.  The 38-year-old DeRosa was drafted by the Braves in the 7th round of the 1996 amateur draft. He debuted on September 2, 1998 and played...