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Giancarlo Stanton's Massive New Contract is Ridiculously Backloaded

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Contract details have finally emerged on the Giancarlo Stanton mega-deal with the Miami Marlins.

Rather than discussing monies myself, I’ll turn over the floor to… 357 more words

Dale Murphy

Seeking Cooperstown: Dale Murphy

This post will be one of many for a new category, focusing on borderline hall of fame candidates. My first baseball player will be Dale Murphy… 364 more words

Atlanta Braves

Dale Murphy drafted by the Braves (June 5, 1974)

The June 5. 1974 draft produces just 725 picks‚ the fewest in history‚ and only 300 of these are from the college ranks‚ with the low number blamed on the introduction of aluminum bats this past season. 257 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Chipper Jones breaks Dale Murphy's home run record (July 5, 2007)

At Dodger Stadium on July 5, 2007, Chipper Jones’s two solo home runs is the difference in the Braves’ 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. 27 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Dale Murphy - What a career!

Dale Murphy’s number 3 was retired by the Atlanta Braves in 1994. What a glorious day that was.

Murphy finished his career with 398 home runs (19th in MLB history at the time of his retirement) and a .265 lifetime batting average. 184 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

June: Project 365 Slows to a Stop

It was somewhere in June that the Project 365 slowed to a stop. While I would have loved to have finished the project out, I’m still satisfied with the work that I was able to do throughout the first part of the year. 9 more words


Dale Murphy hits 3 home runs in 3 at bats (May 18, 1979)

Dale Murphy, on May 18, 1979,  has 3 home runs in 3 at bats‚ knocking in 5 runs‚ to pace the Braves to a 6-4 victory over the Giants. 21 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)