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Dale Murphy: 'Out-Spending Teams Doesn't Work'

The Los Angeles Dodgers (67-53), clinging to a two-game lead over the Giants (65-54) in the NL West, have reportedly acquired Chase Utley from the Phillies in exchange for two prospects. 473 more words


Braves Retired Numbers: Dale Murphy

#3 Dale Murphy


Years with Braves: 1976-1990


Locations: Atlanta

Date Number Retired: June 19th, 1994 (Atlanta)


Fast Facts: Dale Murphy was the first player to have his number retired by the Braves who played for the team exclusively in Atlanta. 3,520 more words


The Upton brothers both homer in the 9th as Atlanta walks off with a 6-5 win (2013)

I’ve watched a lot of Atlanta Braves baseball over the years. Throughout the 14 straight division titles and the one World Series title, there have been plenty of incredible moments involving this franchise. 237 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

The Collapsiest Players Ever to Collapse

Players collapse all the time, we just don’t see it usually. Their skills don’t simply erode, they go to hell in a hand basket quicker than you can say… 1,378 more words


Top 20: The Final Four

Famed Science Fiction writer Frank Herbert once wrote the line “There is no real ending, It’s just the place where you stop the story.” While this may very well apply to fiction, undertakings like my top 20 list of Atlanta sports stars eventually do come to an end, and we have almost reached it. 1,737 more words


Wait, I Didn't Know He was a Catcher: Dale Murphy

The more that I collect catchers, the more that I dig into the history of the position.  I have discovered a lot about those who have worn the “Tools of Ignorance.”  One of the aspects of my research that I have enjoyed the most, is learning about players that were known for playing a certain position (like OF) but started out as a catcher.  262 more words

I Didn't Know He Was A Catcher