With 135 years of Braves history, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Atlanta fan should kw. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls. This guide to all things Braves covers the franchise's 14 -hitters, the story of the 1914 Miracle Braves, and how the SuperStation helped make the Braves America's team. Fully updated for 2014, this book walks fans through developments such as Chipper Jones' retirement and the team's first years under new manager Fredi Gonzalez.
Jack Wilkinson has been writing about sports since 1973 for newspapers in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, and New York City and is a three-time Georgia Sportswriter of the Year. He is an official scorer for the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. He is the author of Focused on the Top: Georgia Tech's Championship Story and Game of My Life: Atlanta Braves. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.