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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, jsonline.com 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, ajc.com 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...

Atlanta Braves Beat Philadelphia Phillies for Eighth Straight Win
August 3rd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The Atlanta Braves kept up their torrid offensive pace while visiting Citizens Bank Park on Friday, using a five-run inning to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 in the series opener. After Kris Medlen gave up back-to-back homers to Darin Ruf and Delmon Young to start the Phillies second inning, Jason Heyward...

Atlanta Braves Legend Hank Aaron’s House Burglarized
July 19th, 2013 at 8:25 PM
Former Atlanta Braves outfielder and true home run king Hank Aaron and his wife were away from their southwest Atlanta, and police told ajc.com Friday that burglars broke in, stealing jewelry and two cars on Sunday. The 79-year-old Aaron missed a call his home security company Sunday night, so he requested...

Most Major League Baseball Players Say Home Run Record Belongs to Barry Bonds
July 17th, 2013 at 6:38 PM
It's obviously a small sample size, but Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports took a poll of 15 Major League Baseball players at the All-Star Game asking whether Roger Maris or Barry Bonds held the single-season home run record, particularly with the pace Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is on. Of...

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 Legend Hank Aaron Gets Twitter Account
March 19th, 2013 at 9:42 PM
Atlanta Braves legend and all-time homerun king Hank Aaron joined the Twitterverse on Tuesday when he secured the @henrylouisaaron handle. The Braves and Twitter have officially confirmed Aaron's account, from which he sent his first message at 3:02 p.m. ***PHOTO1*** Hammerin' Hank currently has over 23,000 followers on his first day of being active and...

Atlanta Braves Right Fielder Jason Heyward up for Hank Aaron Award
October 11th, 2012 at 2:59 PM
For the past twelve years, the Hank Aaron Award has been given to the top offensive player in each league. Past winners include players like Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez and Albert Pujols. Could Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward be next in line? Heyward has been nominated as a finalist representing...

Atlanta Braves Officially Unveil New Alternate Uniforms
February 6th, 2012 at 3:01 PM
After the Atlanta Braves had their new alternate uniform leaked last month by an online retailer, the club has finally officially unveiled their new threads. ***PHOTO1*** The cream-colored home alternate will be worn for all Saturday and Sunday home games, moving the former Sunday red jerseys to Friday home games. The new...