Braves by Decade: 2010s Atlanta Braves, Part 1

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The 2010s. An era that was supposed to bring endless amounts of human progression and detailed technology. Whether humanity succeeded in that department is one’s own opinion. However, what is true is that baseball continued to survive and thrive. Millions of people attended games and fans watched from all over the world. MLB.TV helped to […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves by Decade: 2000s, Part Two

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While the 2000s rolled merrily along, Major League Baseball continued to search for a dominant franchise. The New York Yankees were suddenly challenged. Their archrivals, the Boston Red Sox, won the 2004 World Series. It was their first title since 1918. Other teams like the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, and Detroit Tigers rose to […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves by Decade: 2000s, Part One

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The new millennium came crashing into the world’s history as people felt both a sense of hope and a sense of fear. In the political world, George W. Bush and Barack Obama found The White House. In the music world, boy bands like NSYNC ruled the radio charts. Meanwhile, groups like Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit, […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1990’s, Part. 2

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Baseball started in 1995 in a bit of turmoil; or, to be more accurate, a lot of turmoil. The cancellation of the World Series the previous year sparked a lot of questions. The next year was still up in the air. It got so bad that President Clinton had to get involved. He told the […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1990s, Pt. 1

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The 1990s were a time of advancement in all stages of the world. In politics, the United States won the Cold War. Communism finally fell and Russia was liberated from it. In pop culture, movies like Titanic, Forrest Gump, and Jurassic Park ruled the landscape. The early part of the decade saw the rise of […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1980s

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The 1980s were an interesting time, to say the least. In world politics, The Cold War was becoming rather lukewarm. The United States had entered the final stretch of its silent fight with the Soviet Union. In pop culture: guitar solos, humongous hair, and multicolored latex lit up the Sunset Strip. Bands like Van Halen, […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1970s Braves

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The 1970s. An era of flashiness, yet also an era of subtlety. In politics and world history, the Cold War raged forward. The United States did battle with the Soviet Union in a number of rather unconventional ways. In society, the disco world was in full force. Shiny objects were the name of the game. […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1960s Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves

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The 1960s was a time of revolutionary thinking. For better or worse, people the world over were changing their views. In 1963, a man named Martin Luther King, Jr. gave a legendary speech that sparked massive racial change. In the latter part of the decade came a radical movement for peace in Vietnam. The revolution […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1950s Boston/Milwaukee Braves

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The 1950s. A decade of overall prosperity for the United States. Times were beginning to change. By the end of the decade, the country would see the first steps towards racial equality. Music was changing as well, as Elvis Presley and Bill Haley swept around the nation. The rapid evolution was not lost on the […] READ MORE


Top Five Moments in Atlanta Braves History: Part Two

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The history of the Atlanta Braves is rife with moments. Some, such as last year’s NLCS, fans don’t particularly enjoy but can accept and move on. Others, such as the infamous 2012 NL Wild Card Game, fans want to forget. Then, there are those discussed in the first part of this list. Those moments brought […] READ MORE