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Atlanta Braves Hire John Hart as Senior Advisor
November 22nd, 2013 at 11:35 PM
John Hart seems to have baseball connections everywhere, and the Atlanta Braves made their connection to him official Friday by hiring him as a senior advisor. Hart spent the last eight seasons as a special advisor for the Texas Rangers, but John Schuerholz and Frank Wren offered him a spot in Atlanta...

Atlanta Braves Unveil Plans for New Ballpark; Will Leave Turner Field After 2016
November 11th, 2013 at 1:20 PM
The Atlanta Braves unveiled plans this morning to build a new cutting-edge ballpark that will open in time to start the 2017 season. The Braves have played at Turner Field since 1997 and they have informed Atlanta officials that they will not renew their 20-year lease when it expires at...

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...

Major League Baseball “Confident” in Expanded Replay Next Season
July 17th, 2013 at 5:02 PM
Major League Baseball is poised to expand its instant replay system for the 2014 season, Sports Illustrated reports. MLB rules, instituted beginning in the 2008 season, currently only allow for replays initiated by umpires on disputed home run calls. Any changes, which would need to be agreed upon by the players...

Atlanta Braves “Screaming Indian” Batting Practice Caps Featured in MLB 2013: the Show
February 27th, 2013 at 8:19 AM
After a boatload of public outcry just a couple weeks ago, the Atlanta Braves renounced their plans to use their plans to use the "Screaming Indian" logo on their new batting practice caps for the 2013 season (Though we at Braves 101 still maintain he looks more like he's laughing)....

Atlanta Braves Ditch Indian on Batting Practice Caps
February 11th, 2013 at 11:18 PM
That rumble you heard was Atlanta Braves fans collectively saying, "Lame" in their best Eric Cartman impersonation, as the Braves 2013 batting practice caps won't feature the "screaming Indian" after all. After public outcry by the politically correct police over the use of the "screaming Indian" logo, which really looks more...

John Schuerholz Speaks Out on Infield Fly Rule in Wild Card Game Versus St. Louis Cardinals
February 11th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
The Atlanta Braves are rarely known for sparking controversy or complaining when things don't go their way. However, as Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are a-Changin'" suggest, team president John Schuerholz is starting to change the old Braves' policy and is speaking out on the infamous infield fly call made...

Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz to Chair Replay Committee
February 10th, 2013 at 8:01 PM
Atlanta Braves president and former general manager John Schuerholz has been asked by commissioner Bud Selig to chair a committee on replay expansion, Schuerholz revealed in an mlb.com interview Sunday. Baseball fans may not even have any answers on whether replay will be expanded in the coming year though, as the committee...

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...

Atlanta Braves Send Apology Letter to Fans for September Collapse
October 7th, 2011 at 8:33 AM
There is no use hiding the fact that the Atlanta Braves went 9-18 in September and blew a historic 8 1/2-game lead in three weeks. In fact, some Braves fans have been less bitter and more furious over the team's performance over the last month of the regular season. ***PHOTO1*** So, in...