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Warren Spahn hits a home run and triple (August 15, 1955)

This is amazing. You just have to love Warren Spahn.

At Sportsman’s Park on August 15, 19955, Milwaukee Braves starting pitcher Warren Spahn hits a home run and a triple in his 12-1 complete-game victory over the Redbirds. 28 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Warren Spahn gets his 300th win (August 11, 1961)

In front of packed County Stadium in Milwaukee, Milwaukee on August 11, 1961, Braves lefty Warren Spahn scatters six hits to beat the Cubs, 2-1, for his 300th victory. 78 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Hank breaks his ankle (1954)

When the Milwaukee Braves (now the Atlanta Braves) got Hank Aaron in 1954, no one knew what a sensation he would become.

They did know however what they had in their pitching would have been with Warren Spahn, Lou Burdette, Gene Conley and Johnny Antonelli. 124 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

What was the best time to be a fan of the Atlanta Braves?

Great article about when was the best time to be an Atlanta/Milwaukee/Boston Braves fan by Matthew Kory. He uses a mathematical and statistical model to come up with the answer for each MLB team. 155 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Wrigley 100 July 8: The 1947 All-Star Game

Baseball’s All-Star Game was born in Chicago in 1933, but the first contest was held on the South Side. The Midsummer Classic didn’t come to Wrigley Field for the first time until July 8, 1947 when 41,123 fans saw the American League prevail 2-1. 180 more words

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Billy Southworth as a Brave (1946)

Billy Southworth moved to manage the Boston Braves in 1946. At the time, making $50,000 as a manager was a big deal. He had some fairly quick success. 236 more words

Boston Braves (1941 - 1952)

Greatest Pitchers vs. the Greatest Hitters

What happens when you put a pair of superstars on opposite teams on the same field?  One superstar happens to be a pitcher, and the other one is a batter.   333 more words

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