Braves

McGriff Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Former slugger Fred McGriff, who hit 493 home runs and drove in 1,550 runs in a 19-year career, has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by a special committee.

Why are they called the Atlanta Braves?

Late in 1911, when he became owner of the Boston Braves, James Gaffney, a construction magnate who was a member of New York’s prominent political group Tammany

The Ultimate Brave: Eddie Mathews

This is part of our series on the “Ultimate Franchise Players” in baseball history. These players are not necessarily the greatest players in franchise history. They are

Atlanta Braves History

Atlanta Braves History NATIONAL LEAGUE, 1876- The Best of Times The Braves won a hell of a lot in the 1990s, but as manager Bobby Cox said,

Braves All-Time Team

Atlanta Braves All-Time Team We select a 28-player roster of the greatest Atlanta Braves, including the Boston Braves and the Milwaukee Braves. STARTING LINEUP Joe TORRE 1960-1968

Hugh Duffy and Tommy McCarthy: Baseball’s Heavenly Twins

Today, Hugh Duffy is largely remembered for his amazing 1894 season, in which he hit .438, a mark that remains a major league record. But he was also a manager, executive, coach, and team owner, who was under contract in baseball for an incredible 68 years of his life.