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Bobby Cox Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
December 9th, 2013 at 11:27 AM
That National Baseball Hall of Fame has announced that former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox has been elected by the Veterans Committee on his first ballot and will be officially inducted next July in Cooperstown. Cox guided the Braves to a World Championship in 1995, highlighting a record string of 14...

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 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...

Former Atlanta Brave Chipper Jones Calls for Boycott of Angel Hernandez
July 6th, 2013 at 11:45 AM
When someone has had his number retired by the Atlanta Braves, people generally take what he says seriously, so it will be interesting to see if fans heed to call of Chipper Jones to boycott games umpired by Angel Hernandez.   Our only recourse, as fans, is to turn the station whenever...

Atlanta Braves Officially Retire Chipper Jones’ Number
June 28th, 2013 at 7:55 PM
In a pregame ceremony Friday evening, the Atlanta Braves inducted Chipper Jones into the Braves Hall of Fame and retired his no. 10 jersey. With a stage packed with Ted Turner, scout Paul Schneider, Dale Murphy, Bill Bartholomay, Bobby Cox, Frank Wren, John Schuerholz, parents Larry and Lynn Jones, Dan Uggla,...

Atlanta Braves to Retire Chipper Jones’ Number in Pregame Ceremony Friday
June 28th, 2013 at 9:13 AM
The time has come. A scant eight months after Chipper Jones retired, the Atlanta Braves will retire his no. 10 in a pregame ceremony at Turner Field on Friday before they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. ***VIDEO1*** In the 20 years since he made his Major League debut, the Ted saw Chipper...

Imposter Infiltrates Atlanta Braves Alumni Festivities
June 10th, 2012 at 10:48 PM
It's not often that one's choice of hosiery will give away their identity, but such was the case on Saturday when it became apparent that the man claiming to be former Atlanta Braves coach John Sullivan during John Smoltz's number retirement ceremony and Braves alumni weekend was an imposter. The real...

John Smoltz Inducted into Braves Hall of Fame and Has Number Retired
June 8th, 2012 at 10:53 PM
One of the greatest Atlanta Braves of all time was forever immortalized on Friday night. John Smoltz was inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame and had his number retired in a ceremony prior to the Braves' series opener with the Toronto Blue Jays.  Smoltz was not only one of the...

Chipper Jones to Retire at the End of Season
March 22nd, 2012 at 11:48 AM
Chipper Jones, third baseman for the Atlanta Braves, announced today that he will retire once the 2012 season has ended. Jones, who is coming up on his 40th birthday, has played the 18 seasons of his professional career with the Braves. ***PHOTO1*** Jones had hinted at retirement in 2010 after he sustained...

Bobby Cox to Manage Atlanta Braves Prospects Team in Exhibition Game
February 3rd, 2012 at 6:59 PM
Bobby Cox is set to manage one last time. This time, it will be against the Atlanta Braves in an exhibition. ***PHOTO1*** Cox, the fourth winningest manager of all-time, will manage the Braves' Future Stars team against the Braves' Major League club in an exhibition game on April 3 at Coolray Field in...

Details Emerge in Fatal Car Crash Involving Jeff Porter
January 1st, 2012 at 8:55 PM
The Georgia State Patrol has released few details on the lethal auto accident that took the life of Atlanta Braves head trainer Jeff Porter's wife yesterday, but a witness shared his account with the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Atlanta resident Steve Bouye, who works for the federal prison system in Atlanta, had...

Worst to First: Looking Back on the Miracle Season of the 1991 Atlanta Braves
October 15th, 2011 at 11:21 PM
After finishing dead last in 1990, the Atlanta Braves would probably have been happy with simply an average team. A couple of key free agent signings and a 39-40 record during the first half showed the Braves were on the right track, but no one could have predicted what this...

Atlanta Braves Legendary Broadcaster Ernie Johnson Passes Away
August 13th, 2011 at 10:20 PM
Former Atlanta Braves broadcaster Ernie Johnson Sr. passed away Friday night at the age of 87. Johnson's health had been declining for years, and he had recently been moved to a hospice. He is survived by his wife Lois and their three children. Johnson was a broadcaster for the Braves from...