“Horses. Horses. I need horses,” Ted Turner told all within listening distance last night at the Omni. So began a … Continue reading Flashback: the #Braves pursue Pete Rose
Braves lore is full of great stories about Ted, few better than when he begrudgingly participated in an ostrich race … Continue reading Ted and the Ostrich
Terrific column by Joe Posnanski contrasting Ted’s stint in the dugout with Jeffrey Loria hiring a GM who never played, … Continue reading Loria vs. Ted
Of course that assumes Malone knows who Fredi is, which I doubt. But that exact scenario played out 38 years … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: #Braves reassign Fredi; Liberty CEO John Malone takes over as manager
“Rowland, are you fucking retarded?!?” It would’ve been the strangest managerial appointment since Ted named himself the skipper a year … Continue reading The night Ted asked Hubie Brown to manage the Braves
Leave it to Ted Turner to attempt to profit from nicknames. The erstwhile tycoon probably needed the dough, having just … Continue reading Nicknames couldn’t save the ’76 Braves
What might’ve been (from a 1983 SI profile of Hubie Brown): Brown was such a dazzling success with the Hawks … Continue reading Royster, are you effing retarded!?!
Ted Turner had a dilemma. The new owner of the Braves had crafted a man of the people image that … Continue reading Remembrance of offseasons past
Good stuff from The Hardball Times’ Chris Jaffe concerning Chuck Tanner and the Bravos. 1. He hit a homer in … Continue reading Chuck Tanner and the Braves
Thirty-five years ago to the day, Ted Turner bought the Braves for $10 million. I can just see opening day,” … Continue reading Cheaper than Dan Uggla
The other day CD overheard sports talk dinosaur Beau Bock wonder on air how anyone could find fault with the … Continue reading I’m an idiot, baby, heeeey!
What might have been: [Hubie] Brown was such a dazzling success with the Hawks that at one point Turner tried … Continue reading ‘Buddy Jay, are you effing retarded!?!’
First off, kudos to the organist for playing “With a Little Help From My Friends” when M. Ramirez came to … Continue reading Saturday in the park
Thirty three years ago today, reserve clause killer Andy Messersmith inked a three-year, $1.75 million deal with the Bravos. “I … Continue reading Channel 17
Remembering the night Ted managed the Braves: “I’m getting tired of people saying ‘Why are the Braves losing?’” Turner said. … Continue reading Ted the Skipper