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51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Atlanta Braves

The Braves are the oldest continuously operated franchise in National League history and are one of just six Major League clubs with more than 10,000 victories—that’s more than the Boston Red Sox or the New York Yankees and nearly 1,000 more than the Philadelphia Phillies (though the Phils have lost 10,000-plus games). In baseball’s modern era the Braves franchise has won three World Series titles, 17 Pennants, and made 22 playoff appearances … not to mention an unprecedented run of 14 consecutive Division Titles and the team of the 1990s under the leadership of Bobby Cox.

A virtual who’s who of Hall of Fame legends also claim the Braves as their home team: Hank Aaron, Warren Spahn, Eddie Mathews, and Phil Niekro to name a few—not to mention soon-to-be Hall of Famers Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz and Chipper Jones.

The Braves franchise tells some of baseball’s greatest stories, including the “Worst-to-First” 1991 Braves, the legendary career of Manager Bobby Cox, and the unprecedented Cy Young success for the Braves during the 1990s—and the focus of the trivia in this book is solely on the Atlanta era of team history. If you’re already a diehard fan then click here to go straight to the trivia and take the challenge

Good luck and have fun.

51 QUESTIONS FOR THE DIEHARD FAN: ATLANTA BRAVES

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