1991 is the demarcation year of the Atlanta Braves: worst-to-first and then excellence thereafter. 15 years of excellence. 2006 was when it all fell apart: not only did the Braves fail to win their division for the first time since … Finish Reading
Just to be clear, I really like Charlie Culberson. So in the spirit of Big Hall standards, herewith my best case for putting Charlie in the Hall of Fame.
- Was he ever regarded as the best player in baseball? Did
So in today’s mailbag, one Ryan Cothran of Santa Rosa Beach, FL writes: “Who are the best Braves by first name?” Well, little Ryan, it’s almost Christmas, so I’ll answer your question.
Step 1: Who’s A Good Player?
I head … Finish Reading
In the history of baseball, 45 pitchers have pitched in … Finish Reading
As lotsa teams decline options on players at what would have seemed to be reasonable values at 2019 salary levels the rumblings have already started as to owner collusion. It is way premature to make any … Finish Reading
It’s amazing the number of times I go to the Internet to find the exact phrasing of some quote I want to use, only to discover that I’m completely wrong about who said it. … Finish Reading
As former Braves Journal contributor … Finish Reading
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
There are few epigrams better known (or if the truth be known, overused, but I ain’t letting that stop me) than this one from George Santayana. As my … Finish Reading