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The year the drought ended (1948)

How long would the Braves wait patiently under Billy Southworth for a pennant? 1948 was the year. The Braves finished in first with a record of 91-62, 6 & 1/2 games ahead. 160 more words

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Bob Buhl (1954 - Topps #210)

Robert Ray “Bob” Buhl was signed by and pitched mostly for the Milwaukee Braves (1953 – ’62) during his 15 year Major League career. He also spent time with the Chicago Cubs (1962 – ’66) and the Philadelphia Phillies (1966 – ’67). 71 more words

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Lou Burdette (1958 - Topps #10)

Selva Lewis Burdette, Jr. was signed by the New York Yankees, but played most of his 18-year career with the Boston/Milwaukee Braves (1951 – ’63). With the Braves, he was part of a pitching rotation that included… 62 more words

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Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain (1947)

Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain were a VERY good combination in 1947 as the best pitchers around. Of course, they played for the Braves. The tied for second in victories. 88 more words

Boston Braves

The Best Baseball Player Born in New York: Lou Gehrig

Many great athletes have come from New York. With the largest city in the country along with a big upstate portion away from Manhattan, there are plenty of people who qualify for the honor of being named the best baseball player born within the state borders. 263 more words

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1959 is a year of great expectations with 3 future Hall of Famers on the roster

There were great expectations of the Braves in 1959. The 2 years before, they had brought the Division championships home. The team had 3 great future hall of famers; Hank Aaron, Warren Spahn and Eddie Matthews. 57 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)