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If Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine Aren’t Elected to Hall of Fame, Something is Wrong
December 1st, 2013 at 6:51 PM
It's totally understandable that no one got in the Hall of Fame last year. It was the first year anyone from the steroid era was eligible, and the writers had their say that they weren't getting in. But if former Atlanta Braves Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine aren't elected this...

Baseball Hall of Fame Adds New Eras for Ford C. Frick Award
September 6th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The Baseball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that it has restructured its voting process for the Ford C. Frick Award. They will, at least for the next three years, vote upon three new eras and who made the biggest impact in each of them, so says baseballhall.org. The Hall has already...

Former Atlanta Brave Phil Niekro Helping Baltimore Orioles Minor Leaguers Develop Knuckleball
August 12th, 2013 at 9:23 PM
Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Phil Niekro is still busy at the age of 74. The ageless knuckleballer has found a home with the Baltimore Orioles in helping develop pitchers who utilize the pitch that made his career. Niekro is helping turn Orioles minor leaguers Zach Clark, Zach Staniewicz and Eddie Gamboa into full-time knuckleball...

Atlanta Braves Offseason Moves Key to Successful Season
August 11th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
The Atlanta Braves began their busy offseason on November 1, 2012 when former Brave, Jordan Schafer, returned to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Houston Astros. Later that month, David Ross’ departure led to the signing of backup catcher Gerald Laird and the Braves also bolstered their...

How Other Former Atlanta Braves Fared in 2012 Hall of Fame Voting
January 10th, 2012 at 8:29 PM
Dale Murphy may have been denied entry into Cooperstown for the 14th time, but several other former Atlanta Braves fared much worse in their first and final year on the ballot. ***PHOTO1*** Former fan favorites Javy Lopez and Brian Jordan, along with Terry Mulholland, made their first and last appearances on the...

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....