#37: Mark Wohlers

See the 44 Greatest Atlanta Braves here. Righthanded Pitcher Seasons With Braves: 1991-1999 Stats With Braves: 31-22, 112 Sv, 3.73 ERA Have I mentioned lately that the Braves’ closer role is cursed? I don’t know yet what will happen to Wickman. Gout, maybe. Drafted in the eighth round in 1988 out of a Massachusetts high … Continue reading “#37: Mark Wohlers”

#38: Dusty Baker

See the 44 Greatest Atlanta Braves here. Righthanded Hitting, Righthanded Throwing Outfielder Seasons With Braves: 1968-1975 Stats With Braves: .278/.351/.440, 77 HR, 324 RBI, 311 RS Dusty was drafted in the 26th round in 1967 out of a California high school. By September of 1968 he was briefly in the majors, but it took until … Continue reading “#38: Dusty Baker”

No. 31: Rick Mahler

Righthanded Pitcher Seasons With Braves: 1979-1988; 1991 Stats With Braves: 79-89, 4.00 ERA I may have struggled with Rick’s ranking even more than Glenn Hubbard’s. The raw numbers say that he was an average or slightly below-average pitcher for the bulk of his Braves career. His ERA is worse than the league average, but that’s … Continue reading “No. 31: Rick Mahler”