That was an Atlanta sports day if I’ve ever seen one. Losing to the Bills, at home, then being held in check by Bud Norris. An undependable bullpen. Sudden lack … Continue Reading We feel you, Detroit
2012 attendance through 46 games: 29,961 2013 attendance through 46 games: 32,027 Meanwhile, the Braves’ local TV ratings are 17.9% ahead of last year’s numbers at the All Star Break.
My dream: Elton John teams up with a rich Atlantan (say Sara Blakely, the billionaire who founded Spanx) and buys the Bravos. He’s no superficial fan. In this series of clips, … Continue Reading Elton John, the Lemmer, Knucksie and JS talk Bravos
Nearly a quarter century ago, a moribund Braves franchise recruited Jim Varney, aka Ernest P. Worrell, as a pitchman. The Braves trotted out Ernest with all the subtlety befitting the character. … Continue Reading No shame in being pissed
Sorry, Chip, had to watch replay of the Buffalo-UGA tilt on TV and then catch up on all the high school games I DVR’d. Come on Atlanta! The Ted was … Continue Reading Bring it, Chipper!
Let me preface this by saying I’m an Atlanta native, and there aren’t many of those. I don’t care if you’re sick of the topic — I’m sick of this … Continue Reading Dead horse flogging alert
Don’t take my word for it. For six months, Tampa Bay fans simply did not come to the ballpark as often as they should have. The Rays were coming off … Continue Reading Worst fans ever (cont’d)
Tampa has a $39 million payroll and a roster full of exciting, homegrown players. Once again they’re slaying the dragons in the AL East, but their 12 fans could give … Continue Reading Worst fans ever
In case you wondered, here’s the story.
They’re not all dime-a-dozen country pop twangers. It seems Emmylou Harris is a devoted Braves fan. The Life: We’re told you’re a pretty serious Atlanta Braves fan. Can you prove … Continue Reading Another troubadour who loves the Braves
Enjoy this 1983 SI profile of Pearl Sandow, who attended more than 3,700 Atlanta Crackers and Braves games. Aisle 105, row 9, seat 1 is her accustomed spot, behind the … Continue Reading Portrait of THE fan
That’s what they call Oakland’s mausoleum, home to Al Davis’ ego (and the Athletics). Wednesday’s Turner Field experience reminded me of what it must be like to be an A’s … Continue Reading Welcome to the Net
Meet the Boston Braves Boosters — a dying breed who deserves your respect. The only organized Boston baseball fans who actively despise the Red Sox, the BBB attend every Braves-Sox … Continue Reading Not all Boston fans suck
It won’t happen, but it’s fun to dream. Elton is local — more local than Liberty, at least. And he’s a serious Braves fan; according to Atlanta magazine, he has … Continue Reading The next Braves owner (we wish)
Red Sox fans came in 6th in the magazine’s rankings of the nation’s worst sports fans. Insufferable Hypocrites. Winning the 2004 World Series was the worst thing to ever happen … Continue Reading GQ skewers BoSox, Philly fans
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23,438: Sunday’s night’s attendance at the Trop for the finale of the Tampa-Boston series. The Rays are a great story and a fun team to watch, but no one in … Continue Reading Numbers and such
Tonight’s paid attendance? 18,105, a little more than last night, which was the smallest crowd of the year. Must’ve been a replay of a UGA scrimmage on cable. How embarrassing … Continue Reading Atlanta fans suck (part pi)
Courtesy of Office reader Dayton Headlee:
What a shock — he’s from Jersey. A 21-year-old New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to intentionally vomiting on a man and his 11-year-old daughter in the stands during a … Continue Reading Phillies fan admits to intentionally vomiting on 11-year-old girl