The Best Brave to Wear #43

February 14, 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 #43 is actually... Rico Carty. Remember him? He was the best Brave to wear #77. You, a good and loyal reader, know his career…

The Best Brave to Wear #44

February 13, 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. There are 44 days until opening day, and today happens to be the day pitchers and catchers officially report to spring training. Baseball season has begun! And what better…

The Best Braves to Wear #47, #46, and #45

February 12, 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 #45, we quickly look at the weekend's numbers. The best Brave to wear #47 should be no surprise - it's Hall of Famer Tom…

ICYMI: Atlanta Braves Weekly Blog Recap

February 10, 2018 Chris Jervis 0

We're starting a new feature here today called ICYMI: Atlanta Braves Weekly Blog Recap. We'll be rounding up articles, podcasts, and other news about the Atlanta Braves that have been published by us, as well as other blogs. This is a way to get a weekly recap of all things Braves, from multiple outlets, all…

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…

Where Have You Gone, Marvin Miller?

February 9, 2018 Matt Chrietzberg 9

Legendary Hall of Fame broadcaster Red Barber was once asked about whom he considered the most important figures in baseball history, and he responded: "Marvin Miller, along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, is one of the two or three most important men in baseball history." Babe Ruth?  That's easy, he was the best player…

Braves System Depth 2018: Right Field

February 8, 2018 Andy Harris 0

For the last three seasons, right field has been manned by Nick Markakis, Professional Hitter. Despite the expectations of many, Markakis is one again likely to be the primary right fielder. Last season Braves right fielders provided the 21st-most value at the position according to fWAR. ALSO IN THIS SERIES: First Base Second Base Third…

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