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Homer History: When Jim Leyritz halted hopes of a Braves dynasty (October 23, 1996)

In the Homer History series, writers re-tell the stories of memorable home runs from their perspective. In this installment, Yahoo Sports’ Jay Busbee talks about the 1996 World Series homer that sank the Braves’ chance at a dynasty. 1,165 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

The Greatest Baseball Nation That Never Was

Foreign players in the big leagues have always fascinated me. This is nothing strange, I am Dutch and have always lived in The Netherlands, I am a baseball foreigner myself. 439 more words


The Atlanta Braves and #25

The year is 1996. It’s Game 1 of the World Series. A 19-year-old outfielder steps up to the plate in his first at bat and hits a 2-run home run. 618 more words


Ike Davis To The Yankees Makes Sense

Do you like Ike? If you are a Mets fan, you probably did at one point. At one time, lots of Met fans were buying the shirts of Ike Davis, and he was very popular. 260 more words


Former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones leaning toward retirement

Andruw Jones, one of the greatest defensive players in baseball history, plans to retire after 20 seasons in the U.S. and Japan.

The five-time All-Star had been contemplating a return to Major League Baseball following two seasons playing professionally in the Japan Pacific League, but at the Atlanta Braves’ FanFest event Saturday he said that he will likely be calling it a career. 160 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Andruw Jones to retire soon, per reports

As a Braves fan, nothing ever became more routine than watching Andruw Jones go back on a fly ball in Turner Field’s outfield in the late 1990s and early 2000s and just knowing he was going to make the catch, even if it meant climbing the wall and leaping above the top of the fence. 471 more words


Baseball Week ends with an exciting Home Run Derby between Balentien and Sams

Kalian Sams

Andruw Jones, Jonathan Scoop, Coco Balentien

WILLEMSTAD – In a well secured Tio Daou ballpark, the Baseball Week ended with a thrilling Homerun Derby. 407 more words