nostalgia

Ahead of their time

January 2, 2014 // 1 Comment

Next week the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets will wear jerseys featuring their nicknames. Cute, but hardly cutting edge, considering the Braves did the same thing, briefly, [...]

Cap du jour

November 6, 2013 // 5 Comments

I’m starting to feel old. Great to catch up with these former @Braves teammates..Gary Matthews and Jerry Royster! pic.twitter.com/41CYGdOd9V — Dale Murphy [...]

July 4, 1985

July 4, 2013 // 3 Comments

It never gets old. The best thing about Camp’s HR, besides Danny Heep’s reaction, is  that it came on an 0-2 pitch. RIP Rick! That wasn’t the only [...]

The streakiest Braves team

June 9, 2013 // 1 Comment

The 2013 Braves are a much more talented version of the ’80 squad, the streakiest Braves team of them all. Despite coming off yet another last-place finish, there was [...]

Meep meep!

June 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Last night John Mayberry Jr. became only the fifth big leaguer t o hit 2 homers in extra innings. Ralph Garr did it for the Braves on May 17, 1971, with the first homer [...]

39 years ago tonight

June 4, 2013 // 2 Comments

A 10-cent mistake at the Mistake by the Lake:  June 4, 1974 Aided by a poorly-considered purchase limit of six cups of beer at a time, many fans were already inebriated [...]

Raffy goes deep

April 10, 2013 // 1 Comment

Ten years after his first major league homer, Rafael Belliard went deep against the Mets’ Brian Bohannon for his only HR as a Brave after more than 1,200 [...]
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