Atlanta Braves

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The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball team based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.wikipedia
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National League East

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.
The Atlanta Braves have the most National League East titles (14).

Turner Field

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The team played its home games at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium from 1966 to 1996, and at Turner Field from 1997 to 2016.
From 1997 to 2016, it served as the home ballpark to the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Braves TBS Baseball

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They are nicknamed "the Bravos", and often referred to as "America's Team" in reference to the team's games being broadcast on the nationally available TBS from the 1970s until 2007, giving the team a nationwide fan base.
Braves TBS Baseball (or Braves Baseball on TBS) was a presentation of regular season Major League Baseball game telecasts featuring the Atlanta Braves National League franchise that aired on the American cable and satellite network TBS.

SunTrust Park

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Since 2017, their home stadium has been SunTrust Park, located 10 miles (16 km) northwest of downtown Atlanta in Cobb County, Georgia.
It is the home ballpark of the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Greg Maddux

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Most notably, this rotation consisted of pitchers Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, and Tom Glavine.
Maddux is best known for his accomplishments while playing for the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs.

John Smoltz

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Most notably, this rotation consisted of pitchers Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, and Tom Glavine.
John Andrew Smoltz (born May 15, 1967), nicknamed "Smoltzie" and "Marmaduke," is an American former baseball pitcher who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1988 to 2009, all but the last year with the Atlanta Braves.

Tom Glavine

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Most notably, this rotation consisted of pitchers Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, and Tom Glavine.
A pitcher, Glavine played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves (1987–2002, 2008), and New York Mets (2003–2007).

Steve Avery

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Pitcher Steve Avery also was a significant contributor to the rotation during the period of 1991-1993.
Steven Thomas Avery (born April 14, 1970) is an American former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB), perhaps best known for his time with the Atlanta Braves in the early to mid 1990s.

Hank Aaron

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The team's tenure in Atlanta is noted for Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth's career home run record in 1974. Sluggers Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron drove the offense (they would hit a combined 1,226 home runs as Braves, with 850 of those coming while the franchise was in Milwaukee), often aided by another power hitter, Joe Adcock, while Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette, and Bob Buhl anchored the rotation.
Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed "Hammer" or "Hammerin' Hank," is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder who serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves.

Boston Red Sox

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The Braves were founded in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1871, as the Boston Red Stockings (not to be confused with the American League's Boston Red Sox).
The "Red Sox" name was chosen by the team owner, John I. Taylor, circa 1908, following the lead of previous teams that had been known as the "Boston Red Stockings", including the forerunner of the Atlanta Braves.

1995 World Series

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Since their debut in the National League in 1876, the franchise has won 18 divisional titles, 17 National League pennants, and three World Series championships — in 1914 as the Boston Braves, in 1957 as the Milwaukee Braves, and in 1995 as the Atlanta Braves.
The Braves won in six games to capture their third World Series championship in franchise history (along with 1914 in Boston and 1957 in Milwaukee), making them the first team to win at least one crown in three different cities.

National League

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.
The two remaining original NL franchises, Boston and Chicago, remain still in operation today as the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs.

Major professional sports teams of the United States and Canada

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The team states it is "the oldest continuously operating professional sports franchise in America."

1993 Atlanta Braves season

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The 1898 team finished 102–47, a club record for wins that would stand for almost a century.
The 1993 Atlanta Braves season was the Braves' 123rd in existence and their 28th since moving to Atlanta.

CoolToday Park

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The Braves play spring training games at CoolToday Park in North Port, Florida.
It is the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.

Major League Baseball wild card

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They returned to the playoffs as the National League Wild Card in 2010.

Downtown Atlanta

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Since 2017, their home stadium has been SunTrust Park, located 10 miles (16 km) northwest of downtown Atlanta in Cobb County, Georgia.
Professional sports came to Atlanta in 1965 with the construction of Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium and the relocation of the Braves from Milwaukee.

Major League Baseball

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.
The modern Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves franchises trace their histories back to the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players in the 1870s.

Fenway Park

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The Braves played the World Series (as well as the last few games of the 1914 season) at Fenway Park, since their normal home, the South End Grounds, was too small.
Fenway has hosted the World Series 11 times, with the Red Sox winning six of them and the Boston Braves winning one.

List of baseball nicknames

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They are nicknamed "the Bravos", and often referred to as "America's Team" in reference to the team's games being broadcast on the nationally available TBS from the 1970s until 2007, giving the team a nationwide fan base.

Ivers Whitney Adams

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Player-manager Harry Wright, with brother George and two other Cincinnati players, then went to Boston, Massachusetts at the invitation of Boston Red Stockings founder Ivers Whitney Adams to form the nucleus of the Boston Red Stockings, a charter member of the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (NAPBBP).
The club was Boston's first professional baseball team, continues to operate today as the Atlanta Braves, and is the longest continuously operating team in Major League Baseball.

Warren Spahn

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World War II slowed things down a little, but the team rode the pitching of Warren Spahn to impressive seasons in 1946 and 1947. Sluggers Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron drove the offense (they would hit a combined 1,226 home runs as Braves, with 850 of those coming while the franchise was in Milwaukee), often aided by another power hitter, Joe Adcock, while Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette, and Bob Buhl anchored the rotation.
His major league career began in 1942 with the Braves and he spent all but one year with that franchise, first in Boston and then in Milwaukee.

Eddie Mathews

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Sluggers Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron drove the offense (they would hit a combined 1,226 home runs as Braves, with 850 of those coming while the franchise was in Milwaukee), often aided by another power hitter, Joe Adcock, while Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette, and Bob Buhl anchored the rotation.
He played 17 seasons for the Boston, Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves (1952–66); Houston Astros (1967) and Detroit Tigers (1967–68).

Cleveland Indians

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The Braves advanced to the World Series five times in the 1990s (1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, and 1999), winning the title in 1995 against the Cleveland Indians.
In the series, the Indians defeated the Boston Braves four games to two for their first championship in 28 years.

A. G. Spalding

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(The only other team that has been organized as long, the Chicago Cubs, did not play for the two years following the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.) Two young players hired away from the Forest City club of Rockford, Illinois, turned out to be the biggest stars during the NAPBBP years: pitcher Al Spalding (founder of Spalding sporting goods) and second baseman Ross Barnes.
Following the formation of baseball's first professional organization, the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (which became known as the National Association, the Association, or NA) in 1871, Spalding joined the Boston Red Stockings (precursor club to the modern Atlanta Braves) and was highly successful; winning 206 games (and losing only 53) as a pitcher and batting .323 as a hitter.