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The silver anniversary of rock bottom: The nadir

August 5, 2013 // 6 Comments

The Braves. losers of three straight, were 38-74 entering Game 113. A crowd of 6,070 turned out on one crazy summer night in August to watch Rick Mahler battle Andy Hawkins. A three-run homer by Murph gave the Braves a 3-1 advantage in the 3rd. The lead held until the 9th when, as you’d [...]

The 20 worst A-Braves players: #19 Damaso Garcia

November 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

What is it about shitty ex-Braves and uniform burning? Frank LaCorte, one of the worst hurlers in Braves history, torched his Astros uni. Talk about your fashion statements, heeeeey! When Damaso Garcia burned his Blue Jays togs in the summer of ’86 the Braves pounced, acquiring the two-time [...]

Next year’s silver anniversary

November 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

In 2012 we celebrated the 20th anniversary of Sid’s slide, and the 30th anniversary of the ’82 NL West champs. Next year marks the 25th anniversary of the worst team Atlanta has ever seen, regardless of sport. Despite having 5 present, future or borderline Hall of Famers (Bruce Sutter, [...]
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