About Brent Blackwell
Brent Blackwell also writes for College Football By The Numbers at www.cfbtn.com.

The Best Brave to Wear #48

February 9, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The greatest Brave to wear #48 is the man affectionately nicknamed "The Roadrunner". A 3rd round pick in 1967 out of Grambling University, where he batted .585 - that's…

The Best Brave to Wear #49

February 8, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The best Brave to wear #49 is the current Brave that wears #49, Julio Teheran. You don't really need much background on Teheran and where he came from. You've…

The Best Brave to Wear #50

February 7, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. One frustration for Braves fans is that big, historical single-game feats just don't come to us as often. In the past 23 seasons, here are teams who have enjoyed…

The Best Brave to Wear #51

February 6, 2018 Brent Blackwell 1

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The best Brave to wear #51 is... Terry Forster. Let's just start with this: A 2nd round pick in the 1970 draft by the Chicago White Sox, Forster dominated…

The Best Braves to Wear #54, #53, and #52

February 5, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. Before we get to today's number, let's catch up on the weekend's numbers. The greatest Brave to wear #54 is pretty easy - it's Kris Medlen. A 10th round…

The Best Brave to Wear #55

February 2, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The greatest Brave to wear #55 is Mark Grant, reliever for the 1990 Atlanta Braves. Apologies to Joe Johnson, who wore it for some portion of his 1985 rookie season,…

The Best Brave to Wear #56

February 1, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The greatest Brave to wear #56 is Oscar Villarreal. Signed by the Diamondbacks in 1998 as an amateur free agent, Villarreal advanced quickly through Arizona's system. He pitched in…

The Best Brave to Wear #57

January 31, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The best Brave to wear #57 is Jorge Campillo. Ok, technically speaking, the best player to ever wear the # was John Smoltz, who wore it when he first…

The Best Brave to Wear #58

January 30, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The best Brave to wear #58 is the only player to wear it consistently throughout his Atlanta career, Australian reliever Peter Moylan. Signed by the Twins in 1996 as…

The Best Braves to Wear #61, #60, and #59

January 29, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. With 59 days remaining, we catch up with the weekend's picks as well as Monday's. The greatest Brave to wear #61 is 2014 reliever Chasen Shreve. Drafted out of…

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