On November 2, 1974, the Atlanta Braves trade Hank Aaron to the Brewers for Dave May and Roger Alexander. The move allows the all-time career home run champ to finish his career in Milwaukee, the city in which he started in the majors. 192 more words
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I am a big fan of the Atlanta Braves. What they did by winning 14 division championships is stunning. I agree with John Smoltz. I don’t think it will happen again. 160 more words
Great news! Pitchers and catchers report to spring training today.
And, here is some good news about Freddie Freeman.
Freddie Freeman and his fully-healed wrist… 231 more words
Chipper Jones -- Players to hit 40 percent above league average in 10,000-plus career plate appearances (Hall of Fame)
Players to hit 40 percent above league average in 10,000-plus career plate appearances
If there is ever any doubt that Chipper Jones is one of the greatest hitters to ever pick up a bat, consult weighted runs created plus. 30 more words
Chipper Jones, Hall of Famer, is a power hitter with more walks than strikeouts in past 30 years (2018)
Power hitters with more walks than strikeouts in past 30 years
It is generally accepted as fact in 2018 that sluggers do not typically exhibit flawless plate discipline. 95 more words
Chipper is one of 35 Live-Ball Era players to reach base at least 40 percent of the time in 5,000 or more plate appearances (Hall of Fame)
.401: Career on-base percentage
Blame Chipper Jones 14.2 career walk rate, which ranks 12th all-time among players with 10,000 or more plate appearances.
Blame his career .300 batting average from both sides of the plate. 65 more words