Tagged: ‘Hank Aaron’

Atlanta Braves Pay Tribute To Former Manager Bobby Cox With Statue and Starting The Chop
April 14th, 2017 at 12:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** Braves Hall of Fame Manager, Bobby Cox, Will Forever Be At SunTrust Park Atlanta Braves revealed their brand new statue at SunTrust Park on Thursday afternoon and it's of Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox.  As the fans walk up to the brand new SunTrust Park tomorrow night (Friday), they'll be greeted...

Braves Honor Aaron With Statue at SunTrust Park
March 30th, 2017 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** ATLANTA - As SunTrust Park prepares to open its doors to the public, the Atlanta Braves celebrated the legacy of a baseball icon. On Wednesday, the team unveiled a new statue honoring Hank Aaron during a ceremony in the Monument Garden of the ballpark. It is the centerpiece of the...

John Smoltz to Be Presented with Atlanta Sports Lifetime Achievement Award
January 19th, 2016 at 9:19 PM
Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer John Smoltz will be honored with the Atlanta Sports Council's Lifetime Achievement Award next month, reports. ***PHOTO1*** Smoltz will join Hank Aaron (2006), Ted Turner (2009), Bobby Cox (2011), Chipper Jones (2013) and Tom Glavine (2015) as the sixth Brave to be presented the Lifetime Achivement...

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...

Police Make Arrest in Burglarly of Atlanta Braves Great Hank Aaron’s Home
August 6th, 2013 at 8:15 AM
Atlanta police have made an arrest in the burglary of Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron's home, reports. Jewelry and two BMWs were stolen while Aaron and his wife were at the All-Star Game in July. A name hasn't been released for who police arrested on grounds that the investigation is...