Atlanta Braves

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Atlanta Braves
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Year Founded: 1871
Colors: red, blue, white
Mascot: Rally, Homer
Championships: 3
Website: http://braves.mlb.com/
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The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team in the East Division of National League East Division. The team was founded in Boston and later relocated to Milwaukee before moving to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1965.[1]

World Series Titles: 3 (1914, 1957, 1995)

National League Pennants: 17 (1877, 1878, 1883, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1897, 1898, 1914, 1948, 1957, 1958, 1969, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1999)

Roster

*Not on active roster
**Not on 40 man roster

Pitchers

  • 38 - Buddy Carlyle
  • 51 - Jesse Chavez
  • 48 - Tommy Hanson
  • 15 - Tim Hudson
  • 49 - Jair Jurrjens
  • 11 - Kenshin Kawakami
  • 32 - Derek Lowe
  • 54 - Kris Medlen
  • 58 - Peter Moylan
  • 56 - Vladimir Nunez
  • 34 - Eric O'Flaherty
  • 37 - Jo-Jo Reyes
  • 40 - Jeff Ridgway
  • 40 - Takashi Saito
  • 13 - Billy Wagner

Catchers

  • 16 - Brian McCann
  • 28 - David Ross

Infielders

  • 26 - Brooks Conrad
  • 19 - Yunel Escobar
  • 25 - Troy Glaus
  • 8 - Ruben Gotay
  • 20 - Eric Hinske
  • 4 - Omar Infante
  • 10 - Chipper Jones
  • 14 - Martin Prado

Outfielders

  • 53 - Melky Cabrera
  • 23 - Matt Diaz
  • 30 - Reid Gorecki
  • 22 - Jason Heyward
  • 24 - Nate McLouth
  • 20 - Greg Norton
Playing the majority of his baseball career with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves; spanning 23 seasons from 1954 to 1976, Hank Aaron held the MLB record for career home runs.

Playoff history

In postseason appearances, the Atlanta Braves have faced the St. Louis Cardinals four times, which is second for most with the Houston Astros appearing against the Braves as an opponent five times. The Braves are one of the top teams to reach the playoffs most in MLB. The last time the Atlanta Braves won a playoff series was 2001 sweeping the Houston Astros in three games in the National League Division Series. Only five teams have reached the playoffs more than the Braves. The franchise has won three World Series – one in Boston, one in Milwaukee and one in Atlanta.

Franchise records by postseason round

Reed Johnson of the Atlanta Braves, injured while hustling down the line discusses his injury with mananger Fredi Gonzalez in a July 2013 game against the St.Louis Cardinals in Atlanta Georgia

Updated through the 2019 postseason.

Franchise Wild Card Game Won Wild Card Game Total Division Series Won Division Series Total League Championship Series Won League Championship Series Total World Series Won World Series Total Total Postseason Appearances
Arizona Diamondbacks 1 1 2 6 1 2 1 1 6
Boston / Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves 0 1 6 15 5 11 3 9 25
St. Louis Browns / Baltimore Orioles 1 2 3 4 5 10 3 7 14
Boston Red Sox 0 0 7 13 6 11 9 13 24
Chicago Cubs 1 2 4 7 1 6 3 11 20
Chicago White Sox 0 0 1 3 1 3 3 5 9
Cincinnati Reds 0 1 1 3 5 8 5 9 15
Cleveland Indians 0 1 5 10 3 5 2 6 14
Colorado Rockies 1 2 1 4 1 1 0 1 5
Detroit Tigers 0 0 4 5 3 7 4 11 16
Houston Astros 1 1 5 11 3 7 1 3 13
Kansas City Royals 1 1 2 3 4 8 2 4 9
California / Anaheim Angels / Los Angeles Angels 0 0 3 7 1 6 1 1 10
Brooklyn / Los Angeles Dodgers 0 0 7 14 7 13 6 20 33
Florida/Miami Marlins 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Seattle Pilots / Milwaukee Brewers 0 1 2 4 1 3 0 1 6
Washington Senators / Minnesota Twins 0 1 1 7 2 5 3 6 16
New York Mets 0 1 4 4 5 8 2 5 9
New York Yankees 2 3 13 21 11 17 27 40 55
Philadelphia / Kansas City / Oakland Athletics 0 3 2 8 6 11 9 14 28
Philadelphia Phillies 0 0 3 6 5 9 2 7 14
Pittsburgh Pirates 1 3 0 1 2 9 5 7 17
San Diego Padres 0 0 1 4 2 2 0 2 5
Seattle Mariners 0 0 3 4 0 3 0 0 4
New York / San Francisco Giants 2 2 4 8 5 7 8 20 26
St. Louis Cardinals 1 1 11 14 7 14 11 19 29
Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays 2 2 1 5 1 1 0 1 5
Washington Senators / Texas Rangers 0 1 2 7 2 2 0 2 8
Toronto Blue Jays 1 1 2 2 2 7 2 2 7
Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals 1 1 2 6 1 2 1 1 6
Totals 16 32 104 208 100 200 115 230 450

Minor League Affiliates

The minor league affiliates of the Braves are

  • AAA - Richmond Braves
  • AA - Mississippi Braves
  • A Adv. - Myrtle Beach Pelicans
  • A - Rome Braves

References

  1. Glen Gendzel, "Competitive Boosterism: How Milwaukee Lost the Braves". Business History Review 1995 69(4): 530-566.

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