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Former Atlanta Brave Dale Murphy Calls for Lifetime Ban of Steroid Users
July 23rd, 2013 at 3:42 PM
Retired Atlanta Braves fan favorite Dale Murphy has always been known for being one of the classiest guys in baseball. While still classy, he offered up some unusually harsh words on the heels of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun being suspended the rest of the 2013 season for steroid use,...

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...

Atlanta Braves to Hold Dale Murphy Bobblehead Night
March 12th, 2013 at 8:34 AM
The Baseball Writers Association of America may not have had the sense to put Dale Murphy in the Hall of Fame in his last year of eligibility, but the Atlanta Braves, who have already retired his number and inducted him into their Hall of Fame, are planning a Dale Murphy...

Dale Murphy to Coach First Base for Team USA in World Baseball Classic
February 23rd, 2013 at 8:40 PM
Atlanta Braves fan favorite Dale Murphy will serve as Team USA's first base coach in the World Baseball Classic, braves.com reports. The 56-year-old Murphy, whose no. 3 jersey is retired by the Braves, will serve under former Braves and New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, who managed Murph in the early...

Dale Murphy Grateful to Be on Hall of Fame Ballot
January 9th, 2013 at 9:51 PM
Atlanta Braves fan favorite Dale Murphy lacked the 75 percent of votes to get into the Hall of Fame in his 15th and final year of eligibility. Regardless of any feelings over whether the Baseball Writers Association of America got it right or wrong, Murph is just grateful for the...

Dale Murphy’s Son Illustrates Cartoon in Support of Hall of Fame Bid
December 18th, 2012 at 10:10 PM
With former Atlanta Braves outfielder Dale Murphy entering his 15th and final season of Hall of Fame eligibility, support has poured in from all corners of Braves Country, most notably his family sending open letters to the Baseball Writers Association of America and starting a petition. The most recent, a...

Dale Murphy’s Son Makes Push for Hall of Fame Induction
December 10th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Dale Murphy is entering his 15th and final year of Hall of Fame eligibility, and though he is a long shot to gather the 75 percent of votes necessary for induction, his son Chad sent an open letter to the Baseball Writers Association of America to...

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...

Dale Murphy Will Join Atlanta Braves’ TV Booth
April 12th, 2012 at 11:33 PM
After getting a taste of the broadcast booth during Spring Training, Atlanta Braves legend Dale Murphy will serve as an analyst in at least 14 games this season. Murphy hoped he would be able to get behind the microphone this season, and he will get that opportunity starting on Sunday afternoon....

Dale Murphy Snubbed by Hall of Fame Again
January 9th, 2012 at 4:26 PM
Former Atlanta Braves center fielder Dale Murphy was on 14.5 percent of ballots for the 2012 class of the Hall of Fame, denying him entry in his 14th year on the ballot. ***PHOTO1*** Murph, as fans endearingly called him, played for the Braves from 1976-1990 before being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies....

John Schuerholz: Put Dale Murphy in Hall of Fame
November 16th, 2011 at 6:48 PM
  There was once a time when 300 or 400 home runs automatically landed a player in the Hall of Fame. Such has not been the case for Dale Murphy, who only has two years of ballot eligibility left for his standout years with the Atlanta Braves. In order to help...