Category: ‘Retired Braves’

Former Atlanta Braves Skipper Bobby Cox on Hall of Fame Ballot
November 5th, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Baseball's Veteran's Committee will vote next month on the National Baseball Hall of Fame Expansion Era ballot that will feature three prominent managers of the past generation, Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa, and Joe Torre. The sixteen member committee will vote on a 12-man ballot that also includes manager Billy Martin, players...

Former Milwaukee Braves Outfielder Andy Pafko Dies at Age 92
October 9th, 2013 at 8:41 AM
Most Atlanta Braves fans know Andy Pafko as the right fielder Hank Aaron replaced during the Milwaukee Braves days, but the man who had a successful 17-year Major League career died in a Michigan nursing home at the age of 92 on Tuesday, reports. Pafko was born in Boyceville, Wis., in...

Atlanta Braves Players Boycotted Chipper Jones’ First Pitch in NLDS
October 7th, 2013 at 10:36 PM
It's true. Chipper Jones throwing out the first pitch of game one of the National League Division Series to the mascot was weird enough, but the reason no Atlanta Braves players caught it was because they boycotted him, reports. The Braves' distaste for Jones apparently dates back to his prediction...

Former Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox Throws Out First Pitch of NLDS Game Two: Video
October 5th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
There are few personalities as beloved in Atlanta Braves lore as Bobby Cox, and that showed up once more when he threw out the first pitch of game two of the National League Division Series on Friday. ***VIDEO1*** Cox said previously that he was nervous about throwing a strike or not, but...

Cooperstown, Site of Atlanta Braves Reunion in 2014; Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Bobby Cox on Ballot for First Time
August 17th, 2013 at 8:06 AM
Atlanta Braves fans should reserve their tickets now for an exciting reunion taking place next July at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. With Braves legends Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine joining former manager Bobby Cox and former general manager John Schuerholz on on the ballot for the first time, next...