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Friday Flashback: Atlanta Braves’ New Home Openers

For only the third time since the Braves moved to Atlanta in 1966, they will open a new stadium tonight against the San Diego Padres at the 41,000-seat SunTrust Park located in Cobb County on the Northwest side of downtown. Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (1966-1996) The Braves played their first...

Baby Cakes, Jumbo Shrimp and Firefrogs

You may have seen the major sports headlines over the past week but you probably haven’t seen these: The New Orleans Zephyrs of the Pacific Coast League announced they were changing their name to the Baby Cakes.  Yep, you read that right.  The minor league affiliate of the Miami...

Friday Flashback: 1992 National League Championship Series – Game 7

Ask any Atlanta Braves fan and they will get that warm fuzzy feeling in their stomach they experienced when they witnessed Sid Bream score the game-winning run to win the 1992 National League Championship Series and advance to their second consecutive World Series appearance. The Atlanta Braves had risen...

Team of the Week:  Rome Braves

The parent team may be having one of the worst seasons in recent history but the Class A Rome Braves of the South Atlantic League (SAL) did the organization proud when it rebounded from an opening game loss to the Lakewood Blue Claws and won three straight to capture...