Braves

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The Shot Heard ‘Round Milwaukee: When Henry Aaron won the pennant

Hank Aaron's pennant-winning home run is largely forgotten.

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Will the Atlanta Braves change its name next?

The Cleveland Indians changed their team name – what’s holding back the Atlanta Braves?

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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...

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The 20 Greatest Braves of All-Time

The 20 greatest players in the history of the Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves, and Boston Braves.

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Henry Aaron was ignored for too long, and he can never be replaced

Henry Aaron gave most of the memorabilia from his playing career to the Baseball Hall of Fame, but...

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Remembering Phil Niekro

We honor the most accomplished man to ever throw a knuckleball.

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The Ultimate Brave: Eddie Mathews

This is part of our series on the "Ultimate Franchise Players" in baseball history. These players are not...

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Atlanta Braves History

Atlanta Braves History NATIONAL LEAGUE, 1876- The Best of Times The Braves won a hell of a lot...

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Braves All-Time Team

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The night Brian McCann made the Braves winners

Last week, after his Braves were eliminated from the playoffs in a stunning Game Five rout, catcher Brian...

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When the Braves celebrated Dale Murphy Night

When the Atlanta Braves released an announcement after their game on August 2, 1990, that they had traded...

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VIDEO: Warren Spahn talks about his experiences in World War II

When he was 21 years old, after only two starts in the big leagues, Warren Spahn enlisted in...

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Fred McGriff and Tony Perez both belong in the Hall of Fame

There’s not much difference between Tony Perez and Fred McGriff if you look at the issue closely.  Both...

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Babe Ruth takes batting practice at the Polo Grounds, 1935

This remarkable photo shows Babe Ruth taking batting practice at the Polo Grounds in New York on April...

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Selig and Schuerholz elected to Baseball Hall of Fame by veterans committee

After pondering a strange ballot that included five players (some of them unlikely), three executives, and two managers,...

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VIDEO: One of Babe Ruth’s last games, in 1935 with the Braves

At spring training in Bradenton in 1935, Babe Ruth didn't see any point in going north with the...

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Maddux leads Class of 2014: Baseball Hall of Fame results

Get ready Cooperstown, Mad Dog is coming to town! Former pitcher Greg Maddux leads the 2014 Baseball Hall...

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How long was Dale Murphy the best player in baseball?

Before a game during the 1983 season, Dale Murphy visited with a six-year old girl who had lost...

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The Braves long road to .500

After an 88-year journey, the Braves finally made it to the .500 mark again in 2011 after 88...

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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...