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Atlanta Braves - Notable Historical Events

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Atlanta Braves - Historical Events
Date Event
1966-04-22

Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4

1966-04-24

Atlanta Braves win NL-record 18 straight home games (17 in Milwaukee)

1967-06-18

Houston Don Wilson no-hits Atlanta Braves, 2-0

1967-07-22

Atlanta Braves use a record 5 pitchers in 9th inning

1969-08-19

Chicago Cub Ken Holtzman no-hits Atlanta Braves, 3-0

1973-08-05

Atlanta Braves Phil Niekro no-hits SD Padres, 9-0

1976-01-06

Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million

1976-01-14

Ted Turner becomes CEO of Atlanta Braves

1976-09-29

SF Giant John Montefusco no-hits Atlanta Braves, 9-0

1977-05-11

Ted Turner manages an Atlanta Braves game

1979-04-07

Houston Astro Ken Forsch no-hits Atlanta Braves, 6-0

1982-04-18

Atlanta Braves win record 11th straight opening game (beat Astros)

1982-04-20

Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season

1982-04-21

Atlanta Braves win their 13th straight game

1982-04-22

Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season

1982-04-30

Atlanta Braves win record 12th straight from beginning of season

1982-07-30

Atlanta Braves remove Chief Noc-A-Homa to make room for more seats

1990-06-04

LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves

1991-09-11

Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers & Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0

1991-10-17

Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates for NL pennant in 7 games

1991-11-20

Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP

1992-09-29

Atlanta Braves wins 2nd straight NL West title

1992-10-03

Atlanta Braves win franchise record 98th game (old record 95 in 1957)

1992-10-14

Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games for NL pennant

1994-07-12

All star MVP: Fred McGriff (Atlanta Braves)

1995-10-14

Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)

1995-10-28

Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series

1996-10-23

NY Yankees set record by coming back from 6-0 in World Series game to beat Atlanta Braves 8-6, also set record of 7th straight road win

1997-04-30

Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April

1997-05-16

Atlanta Braves beat St Louis Cardinals, 1-0 in 13 innings

1997-08-10

Atlanta Braves sign Greg Maddux to record 5 year, $575 Million deal

1997-10-14

Florida Marlins beat Atlanta Braves 4 games to 1 in NLCS

2005-09-27

Atlanta Braves clinch their 14th straight division title thanks to Philadelphia's loss to the New York Mets

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Atlanta Braves - Notable Birthdays

Ron GantMar 2, 1965

David JusticeApr 14, 1966

Greg MadduxApr 14, 1966

Atlanta Braves - Birthdays
Date Event
1938-11-07

Jim Kaat, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1938-11-19

Ted Turner, American broadcasting mogul/owns (Atlanta Braves)/won America's Cup

1938-9-17

Bobby Wine, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1939-04-01

Phil Niekro, knuckleball pitcher (NY Yankees, Atlanta Braves)

1940-11-21

Tommy McCraw, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1941-05-21

Bobby Cox, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1948-05-14

Dave LaRoche, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1949-02-18

Jerry Morales, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1950-07-21

Mike Cubbage, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1952-02-16

Barry Foote, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1952-12-01

Dan Warthen, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1955-05-16

Jack Morris, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1956-03-12

Dale Murphy, Portland Ore, slugger (Atlanta Braves, 2 time NL MVP)

1956-05-04

Ken Oberkfell, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1956-12-05

Dave Hudgens, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1958-08-23

Julio Franco, Atlanta Braves, oldest regular position player in MLB history

1958-08-31

Jon Debus, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1958-11-25

Chico Walker, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1959-01-09

Otis Nixon, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1959-05-16

Bob Patterson, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1959-07-31

Mike Bielecki, Baltimore MD, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1959-07-31

Mike Bielecki, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1960-05-21

Kent Hrbek, 1991 World Series Atlanta Braves vs Minnesota Twins

1960-05-26

Rob Murphy, Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1960-08-23

Randy St. Claire, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1961-10-24

Rafael Belliard, Pueblo Nuevo Dom Rep, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1961-10-24

Rafael Belliard, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1961-9-09

Jim Corsi, Atlanta Braves vs. Boston Red Sox

1961-9-26

Steve Buechele, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1962-05-13

Sean McDonough, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1963-02-18

Jeff McKnight, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1963-04-09

José Guzmán, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1963-04-10

Marvin Freeman, Colorado Rockies vs. Atlanta Braves

1963-10-31

Fred McGriff, Tampa FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1963-11-08

Dwight Smith, Tallahassee FL, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

1963-12-03

Damon Berryhill, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1964-01-29

John Habyan, Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1964-05-11

Trent Hubbard, Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

1964-11-10

Keith Lockhart, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves

1964-12-02

Chip Hale, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1965-03-02

Ron Gant, Victoria Texas, American baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves, St Louis Cardinals)

1965-03-11

Steve Reed, Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants

1965-08-13

Mark Lemke, Utica NY, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1965-08-13

Mark Lemke, Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1965-11-08

Jeff Blauser, Los gatos CA, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1966-02-27

Pete Smith, US baseball player (Atlanta Braves, NY Mets)

1966-03-25

Tom Glavine, Concord MA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Cy Young 1991)

1966-04-14

David Justice, Cincinnati Ohio, baseball player (Atlanta Braves)

1966-04-14

Greg Maddux, San Angelo Texas, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1966-07-07

Dave Burba, Atlanta Braves vs. Texas Rangers

1966-11-25

Mark Whiten, Pensacola FL, outfielder (Atlanta Braves, NY Yankees)

1966-12-01

Greg McMichael, Knoxville TN, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1967-04-17

Marquis Grisom, Atlanta GA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves, Cleve Indians)

1967-05-15

John Smoltz, Detroit MI, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, 1996 Cy Young)

1967-11-15

Pedro Borbon, Mao Dom Rep, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1967-12-13

Mike Mordecai, Birmingham AL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1967-12-13

Mike Mordecai, Atlanta Braves vs. Florida Marlins

1968-02-01

Kent Mercker, Dublin OH, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Balt Orioles)

1968-05-04

Eddie Perez, Cuidad Ojeda Venezuela, catcher (Atlanta Braves)

1970-01-23

Mark Wohlers, Holyoke MA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1970-02-10

Alberto Castillo, Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1970-04-14

Steve Avery, Trenton MI, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1970-05-21

Tom Martin, San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves

1970-11-05

Javier Lopez, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Atlanta Braves)

1971-01-17

Tyler Houston, US baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves)

1971-04-25

Brad Clontz, Stuart VA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1971-06-12

Ryan Klesko, Westminster CA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

1971-08-29

Henry Blanco, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1972-04-16

Antonio Alfonseca, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1972-04-24

Chipper Jones, Deland FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1972-05-24

Danny Bautista, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

1972-07-06

Greg Norton, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1972-12-21

LaTroy Hawkins, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1973-01-25

Terrell Wade, Rembert SC, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1973-01-29

Jason Schmidt, Lewiston ID, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1973-08-16

Damian Jackson, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1973-10-01

John Thomson, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1974-01-15

Ray King, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1974-01-28

Jermaine Dye, Oakland CA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

1974-03-19

Rocky Coppinger, Baltimore Orioles vs. Atlanta Braves

1974-9-24

John McDonald, Los Angeles Angels vs. Atlanta Braves

1975-12-02

Mark Kotsay, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1976-03-08

Juan Encarnacion, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves

1976-03-16

Abraham Nunez, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1976-03-17

Scott Downs, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1976-08-04

Scott Linebrink, Atlanta Braves vs. Cincinnati Reds

1976-10-22

Michael Barrett, Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

1977-03-19

David Ross, Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves

1977-08-05

Eric Hinske, Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves

1978-03-29

Eric Bruntlett, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1978-04-29

Tony Armas, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1978-05-23

Mike Gonzalez, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1978-08-31

Tim Drew, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves

1978-12-02

Peter Moylan, Australian Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves

1978-9-27

Jon Rauch, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1979-01-22

Carlos Ruiz, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1979-07-19

Rick Ankiel, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1979-08-23

Chris Roberson, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1980-05-20

Austin Kearns, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1980-07-07

John Buck, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1984-06-26

Elijah Dukes, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1984-08-21

B.J. Upton, Los Angeles Angels vs. Atlanta Braves

1985-04-05

Lastings Milledge, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1985-9-14

Delmon Young, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1987-12-23

Jordany Valdespin, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

Atlanta Braves - Deaths
Date Event
1991-03-09

Jim Hardin, former Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves pitcher (b. 1943)

2015-03-01

Jeff McKnight, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves


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