Rick Camp was a north Georgia boy, through and through. He was born in Chattooga County, matriculated at West Georgia College in Carrollton, and never played for a franchise other than the Braves. He died today at age 60, less than an hour’s drive down GA Hwy 140 from his childhood home. The Braves drafted [...]
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Note from Alex: hard to tell if they’ll get in a game today. So, if there is a game, this will be the game thread. Otherwise, open thread. Those of us who were Braves fans in the early 1970’s remember the “beep beep” on the PA at Atlanta Stadium every time Ralph Garr came to [...]
Don’t worry, guys, Craig isn’t worried so we don’t have to be worried either! “It’s just one of those games,” Kimbrel said. “It was a day game and a quick turnaround. I was still able to get guys out.” Kimbrel’s fastball rested between 93-95 mph during Saturday afternoon’s game. In the 10th inning of Friday [...]
April 7-12, 1905 Senior A.B. Bradsher of Trinity College (Duke Univ.) struck out 53 batters in 3 games covering 33 innings without recording a victory. Bradsher’s hurling feat started on April 8, 1905 in Macon by striking out 22 Mercer batters over 10 innings, tossing a no-hitter that was called on account of darkness with [...]
This is actually a thread for the Yale-Minnesota NCAA Hockey game. I am posting this because I’m Yale College ’06, and I am thoroughly abusing my power as Braves Journal editor. Enjoy the hockey!
You Know Spring Training Is Dragging On When Smitty Asks For (And Alex Accepts) A Yale Hockey Thread (By Jonathan F.)
So while I hear rumors that other college sports hold championship tournaments in the spring, we all know that the only one people really pay attention to is Division I NCAA College Hockey. Since there are only 59 Division 1 teams, a 16 team single elimination tournament suffices: four regionals followed by a Frozen Four [...]
As a Braves blogger, it’s my loyal duty to inform you that if you’re on Twitter, you should be following one more person. I am officially on Twitter!I won’t be posting a lot, but look forward to sharing with you.” — Hank Aaron (@HenryLouisAaron) March 19, 2013 By the way, sorry for the incredibly slow [...]
Oh, great: [A]fter Heyward was scratched from the lineup Monday against Washington for a sore right shoulder, team officials made it clear this was a minor thing and that he was rested strictly as a cautionary measure with opening day still three weeks away. “It’s nothing major at all,” Braves general manager Frank Wren said. [...]
So Andrelton Simmons just did this: Your browser does not support iframes. I’m surprised the ump didn’t call it an infield fly.
As per Pravda: The Braves’ revenue increased by $17 million last year, an 8-percent jump, according to a new financial filing by team owner Liberty Media. … The Braves agreed to pay $10 million toward Lowe’s guaranteed 2012 salary as part of that trade. Liberty reported the amount as a fourth-quarter 2011 expense, dropping the [...]