Tagged: ‘John Smoltz’
John Smoltz Inducted into Braves Hall of Fame and Has Number Retired
June 8th, 2012 at 10:53 PM
One of the greatest Atlanta Braves of all time was forever immortalized on Friday night. John Smoltz was inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame and had his number retired in a ceremony prior to the Braves' series opener with the Toronto Blue Jays. Smoltz was not only one of the...
The Best of the Best: Looking Back at the 1991 World Series Between the Atlanta Braves and Minnesota Twins
October 28th, 2011 at 1:02 AM
As the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals will end an unbelievable World Series with a Game 7 tomorrow night, it's impossible not to be reminded of perhaps the greatest World Series ever played. The year was 1991. Both teams were wrapping up worst-to-first seasons, but in vastly different ways. The...
Worst to First: Looking Back on the Miracle Season of the 1991 Atlanta Braves
October 15th, 2011 at 11:21 PM
After finishing dead last in 1990, the Atlanta Braves would probably have been happy with simply an average team. A couple of key free agent signings and a 39-40 record during the first half showed the Braves were on the right track, but no one could have predicted what this...