I just heard Mike Lupica repeat the popular myth that Mad Dog was not very effective in October, that only … Continue reading Myth: Maddux & Glavine struggled in postseason
I’m thrilled that the last pitcher chosen in ESPN’s ranking of the 100 greatest players in MLB history is the perpetually … Continue reading Maddux slighted again, and was Smoltzie better than Glavine?
A bad trade set up the best deal the Braves ever made, consummated Aug. 12, 1987. On July 6, 1986, … Continue reading The silver anniversary of the best trade in Braves history
Here’s a question I hope someone with the time and inclination can answer: The news of Chipper’s retirement means the … Continue reading Five HOF’ers in one decade
On this day it’s nice to remember our favorite team didn’t have to cheat to win. Okay, that has nothing … Continue reading Merry Christmas from Rowland
I had been a little unclear as to who was eligible when so thanks to DOB for clearing it up. … Continue reading Cooperstown 2014
Marquis Grissom caught the final out of Tommy G’s masterpiece. Earlier in the night, moments after Grissom’s grab, I was … Continue reading 16 years ago tonight
It’s generally agreed that Julio Teheran has more potential than any Braves-grown pitcher since Steve Avery. Certainly there was a … Continue reading The most anticipated debut since Avery
Bobby, Mad Dog and Glav will all be eligible for the Hall that year, and if they don’t make it … Continue reading Office road trip, July 2014
In many ways, Tom Glavine was the signature Brave of the glorious ’90s. He was here for the bad years … Continue reading Here’s to you, Tommy G.
Unless the Hall of Fame is blind and/or corrupt, Greg Maddux will be inducted as an Atlanta Brave. The only … Continue reading A non-issue
As Braves GM, Wren has proven himself to be a blunderer as a PR man, but generally adept at his … Continue reading Wren, so far
Much respect to the greatest southpaw in Atlanta Braves history: Continue reading It’s all about Tommy
“The greatest compliment he got was from Greg Maddux at his retirement ceremony in Las Vegas. He was asked what … Continue reading Bobby on Tommy G
I’m thrilled with the McLouth deal and excited about Hanson’s debut. Still, I pretty much agree with Smoltzie‘s take on … Continue reading Smoltz on Glavine release
They say it’s because of decreased velocity, which is crap. More likely: the Braves re-signed him as a PR move … Continue reading Braves release Glavine